Tait 21,136 Views
Joined Jul 26, '07.
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I prefer programs that reward individuals for accomplishments. Our hospital has a comment card project where patients and employees can fill out thank you type cards for each other. These are then used during reviews and in portfolios to show positive outcomes. I carry a copy of each one I Have received over the years in my binder, and read them frequently to remind myself that what I do is important.
I am not even practicing right now and I keep my current. $120 a year is worth it for me. While I loved my employer, I never wanted to be in a position where they might push something off on me, so I wanted to be protected. I carry mine through NSO.
My husband can totally relate to the dinner out with friends scenarios!
I am an HSP as well as my husband. I have the majority of the books to read during my "baby break" starting after next week, including The Highly Sensitive Child since I am pretty sure I am growing another HSP.
I love nursing. I find that keeping a tight handle on my organization helps cope with being overwhelmed, plus I am a strong multi-tasker. I notice that when things get too loud, or a particular nurse gets a little crazy, I do tend to get internally frustrated at times (mostly since I went to day shift, but I love it anyway!).
I have also noticed I build strong patient relationships quickly because I notice nuances in their behavior and can incorporate them into my care (i.e. anxiousness).
I know this thread is older, but it is still very interesting.
Good evening Nurses
Question for you: What has been your most challenging nursing experience/situation, and how did you handle it?
As an ADN prepared nurse I have no issue with others having BSN on their badge. Now as far as those nurses having better patient outcomes than me well...I will just bite my tongue
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