Potatoes, Eggs, and Coffee Beans

Potatoes, Eggs, and Coffee Beans

Potatoes, Eggs, and Coffee Beans Once upon a time, a daughter complained to her father that her life was miserable and that she didn’t know how she was going to make it. She was tired of fighting and struggling all the time. It seemed just as one problem was solved,...

5 signs of nursing burnout

Job burnout is common Medical staff can work in many different settings – hospitals, retail, home infusion, long term care, hospice and correctional facilities. No matter what setting they work in, they all face high demands. But when does burnout occur? And Burnout...

Paperwork – It Will Only Get Worse!

Paperwork – It Will Only Get Worse!

Excerpted from an interesting post we found here: Paperwork-It Will Only Get Worse! Two hours working on paperwork and I am beat! Visiting patients is the easy part of my day. The part that gives me the greatest satisfaction and reaffirms my choice of career. The...

A Shortage of Nurses or Doctors? Which Costs a Patient More?

A "Shortage of Doctors" sign in front of any modern hospital would have patients fleeing in droves, driving the round asphalt driveway at warp speed right past the Emergency Room door, and right back onto the main highway, looking for the next hospital- one that was...

What do you want the public to know about Nurses?

Do we want to keep REACTING or do we want a Platform for nurses that works to improve healthcare for both nurses and patients? By now most people know that the women of “The View” insulted nurses. I found Michelle Collins most offensive, but I don’t like that kind of...

Nursing in a Quantum World

Okay so I took as much time as I could, rattling around in my own mind, wrestling with my own thoughts, trying to find a place to put myself in today’s health care system. I mean I read, I studied, and I watched tons of videos and tried to put it all together into...

A Nurse Is…??????

I wonder what would happen if we, as customers, called a plumber and when he arrived, we asked him to fix our roof and our electrical circuit board. I wonder what would happen if we hired a teacher to teach Math and then told him he was really teaching Spanish. Would...

The Biggest Question

Hey My Nurse friends…before I even ask, for anyone I insult, I want you to know it truly is not my intention. I just need your help. Do you think nurses are complacent, apathetic or just exhausted and that's why they can't come together to change things? I’ve been...

The Good Hearted Nurse and the Last Unicorn

It was one of those ordinary beautiful days in the Kingdom of Change... and Magic, the Last Unicorn, had spent the whole morning prancing around the flower filled meadow talking and playing with the butterflies, the birds, the bees and the squirrels before he decided...

Modern Nurses or Gladiators?

When I began nursing, the focus on “service” for its own sake was a virtue in itself. If you embarked on a profession that had “service” as a core value, everyone assumed you had a good character. When I finished nursing school I expected to “take care of” the...