JanineKelbach's Nursing Blog

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CRNA Week

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) Week starts Jan 21-27, 2018 and focuses on celebrating the nation's 52,000+ Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists and student registered nurse...

The Importance of Networking as a Freelancer

Freelance remote work has been a growing trend since the early 2000s. Companies are understanding that employees can work well in a remote environment. Of course, as a bedside nurse, it's not...

Organizational Tips for the Freelance Writer

Starting the world of freelance writing can be overwhelming. When you land your first client, you are alone in the celebration if you are not a part of a community. As you continue to gain clients,...

April is Autism Awareness Month

Autism affects more children now than ever before. Current statistics tell us that one in every 68 children in America has a form of autism. What is autism? Autism spectrum disorder, or ASD, is...

Stop the Silence...Violence Against Nurses

"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

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

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

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...

Healthy Weight Week

New year, new you! You see the slogan throughout the media, brochures, and hear it in conversation. It's a new year and time to make a change. A healthy weight is important for your to boost overall...

Using the Nursing Process to Create Goals for Your Business This Year

Those who set goals in businesses are more successful. Setting goals is like creating a care plan for a patient. There is a checklist, actions behind their diagnosis, and when it is complete,...

My Journey from Nurse to a Freelance Writer

I started as a freelance writer back in 2012. I always loved to write short stories and poetry ever since I was a little girl. Science and math were my strong subjects in school, but, I loved to...

MSN, DNP, or PhD -- Which is right for you?

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) First, we will start with the Master of Science in Nursing degree. Students who want to start their graduate studies in an MSN role will choose to specialize in...

5 Weird Questions Patients Have Asked During As An OB Nurse

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

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

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...


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