Who wouldn’t want to go to a nurse wellness retreat in a beautiful locale like Hawaii or the Caribbean! Of course, for many of us, that isn’t a feasible option. But you don’t need all the bells and whistles to have a rejuvenating respite from the stressors of your life as a nurse. All you need is a few designated hours, a great group of interested nurses and some ideas to get you started.
Night shift nurses, this infographic is for you. Learn how other night shifters feel and gather some tips for strengthening your voice.
The issue of adequate nurse staffing remains a challenging one for the profession. We know that adequate nurse staffing means better and safer care for patients. We also know that nurses with appropriate levels of staffing are more likely to stay in the profession.
But how, exactly, we arrive at that outcome of appropriate nurse staffing remains a hotly contested topic among the profession, as nurse leaders work to create legislation that will protect both nurses and their patients.
Like each and every specialty in nursing, hospice nurses are one of a kind. It takes a special skillset to work as a hospice nurse, taking care of patients and their families who are at the end of life.
These are some tools that belong in the hospice nurse toolkit. Tell us what we missed!
Nursing is about treating and healing patients. When we have unintentionally caused harm, how do we pick up the pieces? By realizing we are not alone. By learning about the healing process after a sentinel event. And by getting help through Critical Incident Stress Management.