As nurses, we work in one of the most dangerous jobs in the nation. Workplace violence is just one of the hazards that pepper our work.
Millennials, the generation born between 1982 and 2000, have surpassed baby boomers as the nation’s largest living generation, according to 2016 population estimates by the U.S. Census Bureau. As baby-boomers retire, managing and retaining a workforce increasingly comprised of millennials has become another healthcare administrative challenge. At a time when we face a nursing shortage,
A reader asked about my blog on March 22, 2017, “Can an RN sue her nurse manager for defamation,” in which I wrote about filing a grievance using the employer’s policy. The reader wanted more general information about grievances and what a grievance should include. Simply put, grievance procedures are processes by which you can
According to an Amarillo Globe-News article published June 7, a nurse practitioner has been granted full practice authority in the state of Texas. Charlene Seale is a certified nurse practitioner at the Thomas E. Creek VA Medical Center in Amarillo. “I felt very fortunate,” Seale was quoted as saying, about being chosen as the state’s
If well chosen, the people in our nurse networks light up our nursing careers like constellations in the sky. You'd be surprised at what you can gain.
Learn about your prospective employer before and after nurse interview When you come home from your first day at a new job, will you be energized by its possibilities or feel slightly sick to your stomach and anxious that you’ve made a big mistake? If it’s option B, you may be able to trace that