Thunderwolf's Nursing Blog

Thunderwolf, MSN, RN 42,147 Views

Joined: Oct 1, '04; Posts: 12,613 (11% Liked) ; Likes: 3,285
Charge Nurse; from US
Specialty: 32 year(s) of experience in Med-Surg, Geriatric, Behavioral Health

Mentor, Mentor...Where Art Thou?: Newbie 101, Ground Zero

Newbie 101, Ground Zero Psychiatric nursing is unique and is a wonderful field of nursing. However, for the student nurse or for the new nurse entering the field, it may either cause much...

Borderline Personality Disorder on the Behavioral Unit

Folks with Borderline Personality Disorder or BPD can often be a challenge on a behavioral health unit. When dealing with BPD, here are some cognitive-behavioral tips: 1. Focus on the here and...

Men in Nursing Historical Timeline

Ancient Rome The term "nosocomial" meaning "hospital acquired" stems from the nosocomi, the men whom provided nursing care in ancient Rome. Parabolani In 300 A.D., a group of men, the...

Into The Looking Glass: Facing the Cliff in Recovery

Facing the Cliff in Recovery (Based upon Creed's song and video, Six Feet From The Edge) The main character is singing while standing upon a crumbling cliff edge, falls in a free fall until...

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

I remember, in my Grad school training as a counselor long ago, a saying my professor drilled in our heads. The saying was..."Stop, Think." Simple, but to the point...and yet, very powerful. The...


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