madwife2002's Nursing Blog

madwife2002's Nursing Blog

madwife2002, BSN, RN Guide 98,646 Views

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: 6,063

RN's are perfect human beings, aren't we?

by madwife2002 - We are expected to be mothers, fathers, priests, sisters, brothers, asexual, nonjudgmental, councilors, Mother Theresa, non racial, non cultural, advisers, have excellent interpersonal skills, Oh and...

I was a new RN in 1989! There were no jobs!

by madwife2002 - Job hunting in the healthcare profession appears to be a nightmare these days and if you believe the media there are tens of thousands of newly qualified RN's actively searching for employment. ...

Micro-Management=Poor Morale and feelings of negativity

by madwife2002 - Recently it has come to my attention that I am being micro-managed, so what does Micro-Management mean to the everyday worker? I can tell you that I don't enjoy being micro-managed and it feels very...

RN's and the Cult Mentality

by madwife2002 - Today I want delve into my previous statement "Nurses are one big Cult" and see whether the statement could have some bearing on reality! I found this web site which actually pasted a warning "Be...

The small stuff really counts, can it save healthcare jobs?

by madwife2002 - I talked about managers and your opinion of them in a previous blog entry. Many of you had an opinion and it did make for interesting reading. Now, I want to introduce to you some of the meaningless...

Managers can I change your opinion of them?

by madwife2002 - it is a very lonely world out there for managers. i became a manager of a dialysis facility in august 2010. i was promoted from within, not the best way to start out in your new role! why-because...

Stay well and don't get sick!

by madwife2002 - Last February, I wrote a letter to the CEO of the hospital I was working for to let her know how pleased I was with the care I received while I was there as a patient having my hysterectomy. She was...

Me, myself and Facebook

by madwife2002 - Facebook, hands up who doesnt have an account??? It appears our new life is now being controlled by this new phenomenon which had dragged many people into the 21st Century it can be fun, exciting and...

Life as an RN in UK in the early 90's

by madwife2002 - So after my terrible night in a nursing home and my 2 weeks of trying to look like I knew what I was doing on a GI floor. I decided I would join the hospital nurse Bank as they were called in those...

"Bundling" and the renal community in the US

by madwife2002 - In the renal community life has changed drastically since the 1st January 2011 a new and dreaded word became the norm, the word which strikes fear into the hearts of our community is "Bundling". ...

Back Injuries and the RN/LPN/Healthcare worker

by madwife2002 - The statistics regarding back injuries are frightening with aprox 80% of Adults expected to experience back injuries in their lifetime with 10% re-injuring! When it comes to health care professionals...

RN's are part of one huge CULT!

by madwife2002 - many of the readers of my blog will know that i had a passion for nursing, it overwelmed me, it suffocated me, it thrilled me, it was my life, i lived, breathed and would have died for nursing. i...

Negative and Positive parts of being an RN

by madwife2002 - I love the expression 'burn't out' but what does it mean to you? I have never been 'burn't out' as a nurse but what I have been is Overworked-always overworked no matter where I have worked but...

RN and a Mother!

by madwife2002 - I became a single parent in 1989 I finally left an abusive marriage, I was now going to move on with my life and follow my dreams. I always wanted to be a nurse as we often referred to ourselves in...

Hello my name is.......and I am OBESE

by madwife2002 - Obesity what is it? When I googled the word obesity I was astonished to find that I had 156,002,803 results. Wikipedia describe it as:Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has...


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