The Stress of a Nursing Career Can Lead to Addiction Being admitted to a hospital often makes people anxious and afraid. For most people, it just doesn’t happen all that frequently. It’s a little less scary to visit a doctor in his or her office because people tend to go there moreRead more about The Stress of a Nursing Career Can Lead to Addiction[…]
In the wake of the Vegas massacre, and now the Texas church shooting, it’s extremely important for nurses to be vigilant at recognizing the signs of their own traumatic experience and of that in others. Nurses are often on the front lines caring for victims of natural disasters and national tragedies.Our experience is raw andRead more about Terror, Tragedy, and Trauma in Nurses[…]
Tips on Balancing Nursing School with Work “A stitch in time saves nine.” Benjamin Franklin and your grandmother were right. This adage is particularly true when it comes to attending nursing school while working as a nurse. Preparation is critical and hopefully begins long before the start of classes. Start organized and stay that way! Read more about Tips on Balancing Nursing School with Work[…]
Nursing is a career as stressful as it is rewarding. Even the best days on the job can be full of stress. Intentionally planning for personal stress management is a key to being a successful nurse and healthy person. Here are a handful of ways to decrease stress and increase life satisfaction. The first stepRead more about Five Ways to De-Stress After a Nursing Shift[…]
As a rule, nurses love their jobs. Most of us couldn’t imagine having a career of any other kind. The best nurses have a number of admirable attributes. We are empathetic, nurturing and respectful. We are great communicators with good interpersonal skills and we pay attention to detail. Great nurses are adept at thinking onRead more about Managing the Stress of a Nursing Career[…]
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