Monthly Archives: June 2012
There’s a lot of talk these days about “toxic workplaces” and how nurses and other healthcare workers suffer from workplaces that are rife with incivility, bullying, and other interpersonal issues. However, some facilities are also toxic in the literal sense … Continue reading
If you’re thinking of looking for a new job, or simply want to be ready when you decide to do so, brushing up your resume is a great way to have this most important career advancement tool polished and ready … Continue reading
If you’re having challenges at work—whether with a colleague or another issue—clearly documenting what’s happening in chronological order is an important exercise that can be of great help when seeking resolution or assistance.
If you would like to improve the nature of your collaborative professional relationships with colleagues (whether nurses or non-nurses), there are several key things to keep in mind as you navigate the interpersonal aspects of your nursing career and collegial … Continue reading
Sometimes, it seems like healthcare professionals are forced into a corner, and we find ourselves “towing the line” and speaking to patients and clients in a way that feels prescribed rather than genuine. Some facilities are even asking us to … Continue reading
There are a plethora of books about nursing out there in the market place. This is my current list of my five favorites, and I welcome comments about what books about nursing live on your bookshelf.