Nurses And Learned Helplessness

Nurses and Learned Helplessness I remember a study done way back in the 1960’s that has always stuck with me. I learned about it by taking a course in abnormal psychology. It was called “learned helplessness,” and how it went was that the scientist took sets of three...

Trading Vocation for Profession?

Nursing: Trading the Vocation for the Profession I don’t get it. I love education so why do I hate the new mandate that 80% of nurses should now graduate with at least a Bachelor’s Degree? At each stage of my nursing career, I went back to school to learn more. I was...