madwife2002's Nursing Blog

madwife2002's Nursing Blog

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Joined Jan 17, '05 - from 'Ohio'. madwife2002 is a Clinical Service Specialist. She has '26' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'RN, BSN, CHDN'. Posts: 10,271 (21% Liked) Likes: 6,062

Quality Improvement Specialist

by madwife2002 - Majority of quality improvement jobs in health care can have many responsibilities that fall into specific categories, including but not limited to evaluation, analysis, training and education,...

Top 10 reasons we get fired!

by madwife2002 - Unless you are wrapped in cotton wool and live in a fantasy world, we have all experienced or know somebody who has experienced problems at work. Sometimes the situation is self-made and sometimes...

I am passionate about nursing, are you?

by madwife2002 - I love my job! I guess I am one of the lucky ones in nursing these days but I actually feel I make a difference. Since February I am no longer clinically based but I am an Educator for a big...

Not another silly article on Hand Hygiene!

by madwife2002 - I know we have numerous articles and threads on Infection Control and hand washing but it appears to me that the minority of healthcare workers actually are not washing their hands as often as they...

The faces behind the scene at allnurses.com!

by madwife2002 - The faces behind the scene - do you ever wonder what the staff are like who moderate allnurses? Did you know we have at least a 100 plus years of nursing experience to bring to the table and that we...

Are we forcing team work but shying away from relationships

by madwife2002 - How to balance work and home life has been a challenge. As a nurse, I do not know how I have done it through the past 24 years. I have encountered many obstacles and challenges along the way and it...

Do you cut corners in your daily nursing practice?

by madwife2002 - Do you cut corners in your daily nursing practice? Or do you do everything according to the 'book'. Do you police yourself in your everyday care of a patient, what do I mean by police yourself? I...

What kind of animal are you?

by madwife2002 - In an Interview recently, I was asked a strange question, "If you were an animal what kind of animal would you be?" Initially I laughed out loud as I thought it was a trick question or a joke but...

Top 10 Reasons We Get Fired: Freedom of Speech

by madwife2002 - Freedom of speech in the United States is protected by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution and by many state constitutions and state and federal laws. 9) Freedom of Speech in...

Cardiac Care Nursing

by madwife2002 - According to the Center for Disease Control, heart disease is the leading cause of death in US, with 715,00 heart attacks occurring each year, nearly 80 million Americans suffer from heart...

Nurses talk to Nurses, Doctors talk to Doctors

by madwife2002 - Nurses talk to Nurses and Doctors talk to Doctors, is this a general understanding of the circle of life within your health care facility? Or is it true to think that Doctors can express their...

How to work your notice, gracefully

by madwife2002 - So you have decided to leave your current job, you've had enough of working hard, no teamwork, you don't like your boss, co-worker, management, the drive is too long, the acuity is too high, you...

Is your colleague a mind reader? Or just plain lazy

by madwife2002 - Everybody around me at work reacts to situations by becoming angry, retaliatory, vindictive and mean. Nobody I work with and I mean nobody I work with looks at the whole picture with their work...

Let's talk about Depression

by madwife2002 - Depression touches most people's lives at some point; like all illnesses it has no consideration for age, race, gender or status in life. Depression can creep up slowly or hit you straight in the...

Stamp out Gossip today

by madwife2002 - Discrimination, sexism and bullying in the work place appear to be on the increase which concerns me a great deal. It comes under many guises and is not always easy to see. It is like a virus and it...


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