PositiveEnergy

PositiveEnergy MSN, PhD, RN, APN

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PositiveEnergy has 45 years experience as a MSN, PhD, RN, APN and specializes in Family, Maternal-Child Health.

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  1. 11 Things to Remember When Nursing Gets Hard

    Reflecting on those patients who have touched my life. I think of those patients who have caused me to pause and recall something special about our encounter. Not what I left them with, but rather what they left me with. Those special stories I ha...
  2. 10 Tips for Nurses Working on the Holiday

    I was glad to see this article. Leaving loved ones and heading off to work is challenging on holidays. But as you pointed out, coming up with creative strategies can help make heading into work a little bit easier on these days. I worked in Obstet...
  3. How to Prepare for and Manage Sundowning Patients

    Thank you for sharing this information. As a nurse, as well as a person who has dealt with this issue in a family member, awareness and education is so vital. I think so often nurses do learn about Sundowning at least sometime in their schooling, b...
  4. New Grad Nurse: What I Didn't See Coming

    First congrats on passing the NCLEX and becoming a new RN. Nursing school is a challenging major - no easy way through. Your article interested me because I have many nursing years under my belt. So I was curious what you would perceive as a major...
  5. My Home Health Patient Died

    This feeling of loss and sense of death is the part of nursing that I believe makes you human. When you develop that connection with a patient that you sense is different from your relationship with your other patients, you will feel a sense of heav...
  6. Healthcare in a TikTok World

    Interesting article - like the personal side of the article where you shared what you have learned and what your daughter has taken away from her TikTok experiences. It does seem this is a good target for capturing the interest of teens and young ad...
  7. You know for quite some time healthcare professionals have been encouraging people to take control of their health, to practice preventative health, and to be proactive in their own care. Consequently people have learned to become active in their ow...
  8. How Digital Media Can Be Used By Healthcare Professionals

    No problem - was an enjoyable and informative read.
  9. How Digital Media Can Be Used By Healthcare Professionals

    You shared some interesting points under the different categories (financial, educational, community building and equitable access) reflecting what benefits can be gained in healthcare if practitioners embrace digital methods. In reading these cited...
  10. Interview Tips in the Age of Video Communication Platforms

    Though I prefer in-person interviewing, it is always a good alternative to have online interviewing, particularly as you mentioned when distance for the candidate is problematic, as well as for others. If one thinks about it, with an in-person inter...
  11. "You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby" (Virginia Slims, 1968); Truly an applicable slogan some practitioners might use to describe how healthcare has advanced over the span of their careers. Likely they would list developments in technology, digital media a...
  12. I totally agree that nurses should help their patients discern what is evidence based information and reliable, versus information that is haphazard and lacks supportive data. People are vulnerable to misinformation especially when ill. Yes, nu...
  13. Healthcare Information: Who Can Be Trusted?

    I think you left the reader with some good points to think about as well as to take away to their clients. So true that people are struggling with healthcare cost, as well as just having funds for deductibles to cover for healthcare services. So to...
  14. Evolving As A Nurse

    Certainly a worthwhile endeavor. Follow your dream, but be sure and gain as much information about what the undertaking would include. Gather your resources and begin formulating your business plan.
  15. Evolving As A Nurse

    Your response related to how you coped with nursing by combining a public health degree is well stated. I for one strongly believe in interdisciplinary practice. We can learn a wealth of information from our healthcare colleagues. Instead of being...