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.

Stay Young and Healthy by Eating Garlic

Garlic is so full of flavor, found in many of our favorite dishes and is an integral part of Italian and Indian food, tasty soups, hearty dinners and warm lunches. But its health benefits are what make it so absolutely essential to an organic lifestyle. Garlic is an antibacterial, anti-fungal... Click here to continue.

Aunt Fatma’s Sweet Dessert and Benefits of Almonds

  Last year we were in Hyderabad Deccan, a celebrated city of India where my parents originate. We were there attending the marriage ceremony of the daughter of my mom’s brother Moeez.  Moeez is a dental surgeon and the husband of a gorgeous doe-eyed Turkish lady called Fatma. Aunty Fatma... Click here to continue.

Should I Enroll into Nursing School Offering a BSN or an Associate’s Degree?

As more hospitals aspire to qualify as “Magnet-Recognized Organizations,” there is a greater demand for Registered Nurses to have a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. Many RN’s have had to return to school and acquire their Bachelor’s degree against their will. Some institutions have told nurses, “No Bachelor’s in the Next... Click here to continue.