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Nurses Must Learn to Take Care of Themselves

taking care of yourself is much easier to say then do! although there are more men in the helping professions today, in nursing the vast majority are still women. womens' sense of self is often one of caretaker and nurturer. nurturing and care taking have long been associated with women in general, and nurses and social workers in particular. empathy is a mainstay of the helping professions, particularly the “women’s professions” such as nursing and social work. nurturance has... Read More →