Inspiring a new nurse doesn’t have to take much time or energy, but it can make a world of difference in his or her life. This infographic shares small, but powerful ways you can inspire a new nurse.
Flight nurses are the toughest angels in the sky. What does a flight nurse need to do his or her best? These items in the flight nurse toolkit are a good start. Any flight nurses out there? Tell us what we missed!
If you’re a nurse and you smoke, you may have lots of guilt and self-doubt. But you can beat it. You have fellow nurses all around you who have been able to quit the habit.
When the going gets tough, it’s the patients that keep nurses going. This list consists of 25 gifts that patients give us each day. These gifts don’t have monetary value, but they’re worth far more than any dollar amount. They’re deposits that go straight to our hearts.
"Runaway Girl: A Nurse’s Story," by nurse writer Lois Gerber, RN, BSN, MPH, is an account of one young woman’s trials and triumphs as she seeks to make it on her own in nursing school in the era after WWI.
We love books about nursing and nurses. But sometimes reading should be all about taking a brief vacation from the realities of your world. These five books will transport you to different times and places. But all will make you smile and restore your sense of goodness in the world.
There are many other ways, big and small, that nurses connect with their patients every day. Jessica Wright, NICU clinical nurse educator at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, creates these uniquely wistful and touching portraits of little fighters in the NICU where she works. Using an image of the infant, she creates a dream world around them.
Fortunately most of us have a pretty effective filter when it comes to our thoughts. But every once in a while, the filter fails and we say things we really, really wish we could take back. Here’s a list of 8 things every nursing professional should stay mum about. What would you add?