Do Nurses Ask for Help?

Do Nurses Ask for Help?

Do nurses ask for help?  In my experience, not so much. What tends to happen is the following… Charge Nurse: “Jane, do you need anything? How are you doing?” Jane: “Fine. Nope, I am all good.” (While Jane may be silently drowning and...
A Skill Every Nurse Should Have… And Why

A Skill Every Nurse Should Have… And Why

Nursing students are taught certain skills during clinical rotations. New graduate nurses, upon entering orientation, enter nurse residency programs and preceptorships that teach them even more nursing skills. As nurses, we get a ton- I would dare to say- an...
How to Keep Your Nurses Happy

How to Keep Your Nurses Happy

Happy Nurses = Happy Patients. So, before I start off on the content of this post… let me point out that this post is for any nurse. Sure, the title may make it sound like I am speaking only to nurse managers, nursing supervisors, or nurses in leadership...
The Negativity You Should be Focusing On

The Negativity You Should be Focusing On

Negativity in Nursing Last month I published an article about negativity in nursing. I articulated how there is a lot of social media posts that shed negative light on the nursing profession. And how I was fed up with it! Well, I must admit there is something good...
Why Negativity Continues to Exist in Nursing

Why Negativity Continues to Exist in Nursing

Negativity in Nursing OK. I am about to give up! On Instagram, I follow all of these nursing brands. And I have about had it. Now, I know it is meant to be nursing humor and all, but come on. Haven’t we seen enough photo shopped images of people complaining...
Why Incivility Still Exists in Nursing

Why Incivility Still Exists in Nursing

Nurses experience a wide range of workplace environments. From supportive to violent, a nurse may never know what to expect in their nursing career. How can the most compassionate people on the planet (nurses), treat each other in such an uncivil way? Colleagues of...
Elizabeth Scala, MSN/MBA, RN

“I’m a Nurse, but I’m Not Sure I LOVE Nursing Anymore! Can You Help Me?”

 

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