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Stop the Silence...Violence Against Nurses

by JanineKelbach - "What do you mean they are taking my baby away? I won't let them; I won't let you!" And just like that, she spit in my face. Spit-In-My-Face I cared for her during the worst pain she had giving...

What Every Nurse Needs to Know About Eating Disorders

by JanineKelbach - According to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD), each year, more than 30 million people of all ages have an eating disorder. Eating disorders are considered...

10 Tips to Organize Your Life, Family, and Schedule as a Nurse

by JanineKelbach - Organizing your work day and family time can be difficult when you work odd hours and nontypical days. These tips, if utilized well will help you feel less stressed and more purposeful with your time...

5 Tips When You are Floated to Another Unit

by JanineKelbach - It’s Monday morning, you had the weekend off, and it was spectacular! You finally got to relax and are ready to tackle the day. You get to work, coffee in hand, and glance at the staffing board, and...

National Nurse Anesthetist Week - January 22-28, 2017

by JanineKelbach - Advancing your career as an RN is encouraged to develop you as a nurse and as a person. Continuing education helps with that, but some nurses like to go a step further and become a Certified...

A day in the life of an OB charge nurse

by JanineKelbach - “All you do is sit around until a baby is born,” “your job must be great, all you do is sit and hold babies”, “be happy, you’re in the happy part of the hospital.” I have heard it all. My job as an...

5 Weird Questions Patients have asked me during my career as an OB Nurse

by JanineKelbach - Nurses are teachers. We are always answering questions for our patients, no matter how strange they are. We do it in a professional manner, and never make the patient feel stupid. That being said,...

SIDS : What it is, is NOT, and what all nurses need to know

by JanineKelbach - Before 1994, parents were instructed to lay their infants to sleep on their stomachs. Now, the Back to Sleep campaign changed it to encourage parents to put their infants on their backs to sleep. It...

Nurse Satisfaction comes before Patient Satisfaction

by JanineKelbach - Are you in a unit where your patient satisfaction scores are always a struggle? Look around you, are the nurses satisfied with their job? Nurses go into a job to help care for others, but when...

How to get the most out of your nursing orientation

by JanineKelbach - Turnover rates for new graduate nurses are too high. Many of this turnover is related to the lack of support they have after their orientation. However, many of these nurses do not take the...

Healthy Weight Week - January 15-22, 2017

by JanineKelbach - Did you know that “Healthy Weight Week” is January 15-22, 2017? Why did they come up with a Healthy Weight Week? Many people diet at the beginning of a new year, setting unattainable, unrealistic...


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