It’s no secret that self-care for nurses is important to maintaining overall health. But it's a challenge for nurses without support from leaders.
The pandemic caused an uptick in nurses with anxiety and depression. A study shows what helped these nurses and what factors contributed to the issue.
Maybe you're looking for a few professional scrubs-wearing tips yourself. Or maybe you want to subtly pass them along to a coworker who unknowingly needs some pointers. This guide can help you sort out what works and what doesn't.
Who wouldn’t want to go to a nurse wellness retreat in a beautiful locale like Hawaii or the Caribbean! Of course, for many of us, that isn’t a feasible option. But you don’t need all the bells and whistles to have a rejuvenating respite from the stressors of your life as a nurse. All you need is a few designated hours, a great group of interested nurses and some ideas to get you started.
It is estimated that at least 10% of the U.S. population will develop a substance abuse disorder during their lifetime, according to the New York State Education Department, and nurses and other professionals are not immune.
You know its time to withdraw ventilator support from your unresponsive patient. The physician knows it's time. But the family doesn't. Thats just one possible source of moral distress when healthcare professionals feel their core personal values and ethical obligations are in conflict.Moral distress is characterized by situations where you cant do what you