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The Patient Nurse

The Patient Nurse It is not easy to switch roles. Especially if one has been in their... Read More

Somalia Comes To Me

The little vestibule is dark, chocolate colored, the wood paneling hinting of a grander time.... Read More

Leadership and YOU, the direct care provider RN

by AnneL

All RN direct care providers are leaders. It takes leadership to comfort a patient and family when... Read More

Chocolate Heart,

I don't even remember when I started writing or even remember when I stopped. I am writing this... Read More

Primary Nursing Care

I fully expect that RN burn out will gain momentum in the next few years due to the increased... Read More

Patient Safety: We could be the killer!

I had a trembling and shocking day yesterday where I witnessed myself how my colleague delivered a... Read More

Something To Be Thankful For

If you read my blog on even a semi-regular basis, you've probably figured out that I'm a fan of... Read More

Replacing Patient-Centred Nursing with Society-Centred Nursing

Patient-centred nursing care is problematic in mental health settings because it may lead to inward... Read More

Nurse Educator Chronicles: Male Student Nurse on the OB Floor

by VickyRN

It was a happy productive morning on the postpartum floor. I was busy with my group of clinical... Read More

Life, Death, and Other Matters of Consequence: Part I

With the advent of chill winds and falling leaves, it almost seems as if the world is in a hurry to... Read More

Thank You On Behalf Of The General Public

I would just like to thank the nurses who attended to my son, myself and the rest of my extended family in 2009, and by extension to every nurse... Read More

What to say to the parents of special needs children

I was born and raised in a country with a warm climate, and as fate would have it, the beautiful woman who became my wife didn’t. To speed this... Read More

A Lesson well learned "One size does not fit all"

There is nothing more rewarding than Psychiatric nursing. With 16 years of experience, nothing prepared me for this eye opening encounter as did this... Read More

Essential Qualities for Surviving and Thriving as a Nurse Educator

by VickyRN

Nursing education is a harmonious blend of two nurturing and caring professions: nursing and teaching. As such, it offers the best of both worlds. It... Read More

Blue Christmas - Christmas Carol

Blue Christmas: Christmas without I'll have a blue christmas without you. 16928 I'll be so blue thinkin' about you.... Read More

Resources for Nurse Educators: Health of the Older Adult

by VickyRN

The baby boomer generation, those born between 1946 and 1964, is the largest demographic group in u.S. History. Boomers, 76 million strong, comprise... Read More

Dear preceptor

Ok, so this is a vent. I apologize for the length of this post. Please note that this is not meant to be a general statement of my opinion on a whole... Read More

You Just Can't Fix Stupid!

I don't remember who said it first, but this little gem of truth has stuck with me for thirty years: Stupidity is a lot like nuclear energy---it... Read More

Why am I doing this, anyway?

"@#$!, @#$!, @#$!, @#$!!" I had not realized up until that point that subvocalized cursing could be so loud, but even though the only sounds he could... Read More

Student Resources: Nursing Math

by VickyRN

Whether administering medications or hanging IV drips, nurses must accurately perform dosage calculations. Some excellent online resources are listed... Read More

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