Communication Skills that Build Healthy Work Relationships

  John Gotti the American gangster rightly stated “If you think your boss is stupid, remember, you wouldn’t have a job if he were any smarter.” Jokes aside, during my clinical experience as a doctor, I worked under many bosses, colleagues and subordinates.  In fact, I never got along well... Click here to continue.

5 Simple Exercises for Busy Nurses

  We all know we need to exercise. The only problem is, many nurses are so pressed for time it’s just not possible to go to the gym or go jogging or walking after work. Some nurses work overtime or are just so stressed that they don’t have any motivation... Click here to continue.

Spiritual Support at the End of Life

        Our patients are often faced with end of life decisions. Some of these decisions are medically related like; should they continue being dependent on the ventilator or do they want to get off and face whatever happens? Some decide not to have resuscitation should their heart... Click here to continue.

Do you know what it’s like to be an ER Nurse?

  A guest post: By Matt Zajechowski Many nurses have no idea what it’s like to be an ER nurse. Anything can happen in the emergency room- and because of that, emergency room nurses have to be prepared for anything. While working shifts that often last longer than ten hours,... Click here to continue.

5 Foods Nurses Can Eat to Reduce Fatigue

.   Guest Post by Dorine Otinga Fatigue and energy deficiency are problems every nurse suffers from. Your work needs the full focus of your body and mind. When you are overworked,  you become irritable and exhausted.   If you are feeling fatigued and sapped of energy, consider re-evaluating your... Click here to continue.

Are You a Task or Relationship Oriented Nurse?

    After many years of not being a patient, I was one last year. I’d forgotten how it feels to be on the other side and be under the care of a nurse. The nurse taking care of me had several other patients to focus on, probably five or... Click here to continue.