Monthly Archives: January 2012
Long shifts are part and parcel of many nurses’ working lives, and even with excellent self-care, those long days and nights can take their toll on the healthiest nurses.
If you’ve been noticing a trend towards a growing number of nurse entrepreneurs being out there in the world, you’re not alone in your observation. Many nurses are now redefining what it means to be a nurse, and while some … Continue reading
More and more nurses are entering the field of entrepreneurship, and while it may not be for everyone, there are particular aspects of being an entrepreneur that are important to consider.
Perhaps you’ve never worked in home health as a nurse but are thinking about making a career shift in that direction. Or perhaps you’re curious why some nurses love home health. Home health is a very distinct form of nursing, … Continue reading
Burnout is a reality in nursing, and when a nurse begins to feel like he or she is experiencing burnout, there are many steps that the individual nurse can take in order to arrest the worsening of this often emotionally—and … Continue reading
Toxic workplaces are like poison to a nurse’s spirit. A toxic work environment can cause a nurse to feel dejected, unexcited and passionless about his or her work, and critical of colleagues and the employer or organization. These environments sap … Continue reading
Burnout in nursing is no joke, and many nurses become very burnt out before they even realize it’s happening. When you’re a burnt out nurse, you may just feel terrible when you’re at work, and you may have completely lost … Continue reading
Many nurses work long hours, only to return home to face child care needs, shopping, cooking, other work and family commitments, not to mention self care, household chores and the plethora of other responsibilities that every individual must shoulder. So, … Continue reading
In most settings, nurses work with a variety of disciplines and allied health professionals. While these disciplines may utilize differing strategies to accomplish their appropriate clinical tasks, there are many shared goals that create a unified vision across disciplines and … Continue reading