Damion Jenkins's Nursing Blog

Damion Jenkins, ADN, MSN 2,573 Views

Joined: Nov 20, '17; Posts: 47 (49% Liked) ; Likes: 97
Nurse Education Consultant, Tutor and Writer; from MD , US
Specialty: 7 year(s) of experience in Individualized Tutoring

Three Things Everyone Should Know About the NCLEX

To help prevent distraction from the many urban legends and individual horror stories that are only adding to increased test-anxiety, I have created a list of the 3 things everyone should know about...

How to Identify and Respond to Bullying and Incivility

According to the American Nurses Association (ANA), bullying is a major barrier to enhancing the nursing profession. The ANA and other nursing organizations have provided several resources to empower...

Critical Thinking is MUCH more than an NCLEX Buzzword

In fact, critical thinking is fundamental in helping you pass the NCLEX and becoming a safe and effective nurse! To emphasize how fundamental critical thinking is to being a proficient nurse,...

Compassion Fatigue: Patient Safety in Today's Healthcare Marketplace - A Four Part Series

What is Compassion Fatigue? According to a study published in The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, compassion fatigue has been defined as a combination of physical, emotional, and spiritual...

Inadequate Nursing: Patient Safety in Today's Healthcare Marketplace - A Four Part Series

As nurses, we are bound by our oath to provide quality care for every patient. This means holding hospitals and other healthcare facilities accountable for sufficient numbers of experienced nurses...

New Nurse Tips: Reality Shock and Strategies to Adjust

As a new graduate nurse just eight years ago, I specifically remember thinking upon my graduation - "Nursing school was the hardest thing I've ever experienced!" It was a mutual feeling among all of...

New Grad Tip: What Nurse Recruiters are Looking for In a Potential Candidate

As you begin to put together your cover letter and resume, it is important to understand what nurse recruiters are looking for in a potential candidate. Here are five essential components to make...

New Grad Nursing Tips: How to Get the Most Out of a New Hire Orientation

To help you focus on the essentials during this transition time so that you gain the most out of your new hire orientation, here are 5 tips to help you develop strategies for success: Make sure...

Alarm Fatigue: Patient Safety in Today's Healthcare Marketplace - A Four Part Series

As nurses, we are bound by our oath to give quality care to every single one of our patients. As we enhance the delivery of our healthcare practices with high tech, state of the art electronics and...

Inadequate Staffing: Patient Safety in Today's Healthcare Marketplace- A Four Part Series

"We are short again today" - A daily phrase used by nursing staff that summarizes the consistent inadequate nursing staff ratios that healthcare facilities seem to continue to support. Inadequate...


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