What They Didn’t Teach Us in Nursing School

What They Didn’t Teach Us in Nursing School

Think back to nursing school. (No matter how far that was for you, smile.) What course was missing from the nursing curriculum? What class did you wish that the nursing faculty taught? When you think about it now, having worked as a nurse, what makes you say: “Gosh, I...
4 Qualities You Really Need in a Nurse

4 Qualities You Really Need in a Nurse

Of course nurses need to be caring, kind, and compassionate. A nurse also needs to be a good listener, problem solver, and educator. Yet so often when we hear the term ‘nurse’, we think of a middle-aged woman, working in a hospital, in some type of scrub...
Why Choose Nursing as a Career?

Why Choose Nursing as a Career?

As potential nursing students take time this summer to decide whether or not a nursing career is for them… I thought that we’d utilize this week’s blog space to help them out. While this blog could be aimed specifically at young men and women who are...
Will Adding More Staff Reduce Nursing Stress?

Will Adding More Staff Reduce Nursing Stress?

Nurses experience the stress of their nursing careers in a variety of ways. Some nurses find they take work home with them, unable to think about anything else after their shift is over. Others note their emotions are all over the place: one day happy, the next sad,...