Nursing from Within

ElizabethScala1, BSN, MSN 6,613 Views

Joined Sep 29, '11 - from 'Jarrettsville, MD'. ElizabethScala1 is a Founder and Owner of Nursing from Within. She has '11' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'psychiatry, community health, wellness'. Posts: 80 (53% Liked) Likes: 163

Five Nursing Myths… Untruths Disproved

by ElizabethScala1 - It is hard to believe that is has been two years since the 2015 Miss America scandal. If you are a nurse, you know the one. Daytime television hosts from the show, ‘The View', mocked Miss Colorado...

When You Can’t Stop Thinking About Work

by ElizabethScala1 - No matter how hard you try, there will be times when a nurse just can’t stop thinking about work. We’ve all taken that ride or drive home and replayed our entire shift, or last several shifts, in our...

What to Do When You Want to Quit Nursing. Tips to Help You Stay in the Profession.

by ElizabethScala1 - “I quit. I don’t want to be a nurse anymore.” How many of you have had that very thought during a shift or while walking to your vehicle or while getting ready for work? You think it is time to quit...

The Importance of Networking as a Nurse

by ElizabethScala1 - “Networking? But I’m not looking for a job! Who has time anyway?” I thought that way once. I was a novice nurse and just trying to learn the ins and outs of nursing in my new job. As I became...

6 Resiliency Tips for Your Nursing Staff

by ElizabethScala1 - Resiliency keeps your nursing staff on the job. It staves off stress, illness, and burnout. A resilient nursing staff builds strong teams able to respond to the demands of this noble profession...

5 Tips to Halt Nurse Burnout in Its Tracks

by ElizabethScala1 - As nurses, we know that nurse burnout pervades the profession. Insufficient staffing, long work hours, phone calls to come in to work on your days off, and a growing nursing shortage all contribute...

3 Steps to Connecting with Patients

by ElizabethScala1 - Distractions abound on every nursing shift. Nurses are constantly pushed and pulled in every direction with numerous interruptions. Call lights, doctors’ questions, new orders, phone calls,...

Finding the Time for Self-Care

by ElizabethScala1 - “You cannot serve from an empty vessel.” –Eleanor Brown As nurses and healthcare providers, time for ourselves often comes in scant quantities. Patients and our own family's needs frequently take...

7 Things You Weren’t Taught in Nursing School

by ElizabethScala1 - All the things you were not taught in nursing school could probably fill a few volumes, but here are a few that I have collected from emails and conversations with colleagues over the years. ...


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