Lev <3's Nursing Blog

Lev <3's Nursing Blog

Lev <3, BSN, RN 41,804 Views

Joined Jun 3, '11 - from 'Another planet'. Lev <3 is a ED Registered Nurse. She has 'A few' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Emergency - CEN, upstairs, troll bashing'. Posts: 2,574 (52% Liked) Likes: 4,738

Dear Hospital Administrators

by Lev <3 - Dear Hospital Administrators, Hello, from one of your high or low performing hospital’s staff nurses. Who? Oh right…the nurses who keep my hospital running but I don’t even see what’s in front...

What I Wish Would Change/Be Different

by Lev <3 - Cartoon and "cutesy" patterned scrubs. (Disclaimer: I do wear patterned scrubs.) Nurses and CNAs are the only healthcare workers I see who wear patterned scrubs. I have never seen a MD or PA wear...

What I Would Love To Send to My Hospital's Inpatient DON

by Lev <3 - This is what needs to be instituted to keep your nurses and patients happy: Mandated nurse to patient ratios The suggested ratios are: 1:5 Acute care, 1:4-5 Observation 1:4-5 Surgical acute,...

A Push for the Return of Team Nursing in Medical –Surgical and Telemetry/Step-down Units

by Lev <3 - Welcome to the world of team nursing, where two nurses and a nursing assistant share the burden of a larger assignment but have the advantage of teamwork. As a nursing student and new nurse, I heard...

Entering My 18th Month of Bedside Nursing...What I Have Learned.

by Lev <3 - I look back at the past year and half plus and I can hardly believe I am here. I sometimes wish I was still back in school under the watchful eye of a clinical instructor or preceptor, with time to...

Advice for Nursing Students: How to Thrive at Clinical Rotations

by Lev <3 - Here are some do's and dont's of interacting with the nursing staff at your inpatient clinical rotation sites. These are just some suggestions based on my observations. 1) Arrive on time ...


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