How Nurses Slip into Substance Abuse

I once worked with a nurse who nobody would have guessed suffered from substance abuse. He was the most pleasant and kindest nurse on the unit. Being an operating-room nurse, his role was to give the patients premedication prior to surgery. The main premedication that was given was Pethidine. Pethidine... Click here to continue.

How Minority Nurses Can Avoid Being Bullied

          Much as nursing is a helping career and nurses are supposed to be the most caring human beings on the planet, unfortunately, some nurses experience bullying by their coworkers. All nurses face the potential of being bullied; however, nurses who are in the minority are... Click here to continue.

What Not to Include in Your Resignation Letter

From time to time nurses will resign for various reasons. I once worked with a male nurse who was so fed up of working the night shift. Each time he requested to work on day shift, he was told there was no opening. He got so frustrated that he applied... Click here to continue.

Guys! Be prepared! – “What you can expect when you’re a male nurse.”

Male NurseGuest Post by Matthew Morris The field of nursing offers some incredible benefits. These include; job stability, decent salaries and the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others. More and more men have decided to enter this field, and that’s a good thing. But the truth is... Click here to continue.

5 Steps Nurses can take to handle Negative Attitudes at Work

    There are days when you go to work and are in such a good mood, only to find that one or two of your coworkers are in a horrible mood. They will be complaining or whining about something that the employer has not done, and how everyone is... Click here to continue.

How To Make Sure Your New Year’s Resolutions Don’t Fail

      Most of you wait for the new year with such anticipation because you want to start working on your new year’s resolution. I have a friend who starts making her new year’s resolution as early as November of the previous year. I once asked her why she... Click here to continue.