Nurse Writers: Telling Your Patients' Stories

As a nurse turned writer, I often think back on patients I cared for in my nearly 10 years of clinical experience. What do I remember about my patients? Is it the diagnosis and how it was treated? Only rarely. It is the person’s story ...

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Flu Breakdown: The 2017 Influenza Season

Posted on: 02/16/2017

Influenza, a contagious respiratory illness, does not discriminate who, when, and where it strikes. It is crucial for nurses and other healthcare professionals to understand the flu’s etiology, symptoms, prevention, ...

Third Door Series: Difficult Doctor Keeps Yelling At Me!

Posted on: 02/15/2017

Welcome to the Third Door Column with Beth Boynton, RN, MS. In this 10-part weekly series, we'll be navigating common conflicts in nursing and healthcare with an eye towards shared ...

Nursing Wellness: Not An Oxymoron

Posted on: 02/11/2017

Clinical nurses work hard, and this can include long hours, significant physical demands, the emotional labor of nurse-patient relationships, and witnessing the suffering of others. Nurses with desk jobs also ...

Third Door Series: Co-worker Keeps Calling In Sick!

Posted on: 02/08/2017

Welcome to the Third Door Column with Beth Boynton, RN, MS. In this 10-part weekly series, we'll be navigating common conflicts in nursing and healthcare with an eye towards shared ...

Be A Physically, Mentally, and Emotionally Healthy Nurse

Posted on: 02/05/2017

Written By: Kathleen Colduvell, RN, BA, BSN, CBC According to a three year study conducted at London South Bank University approximately half of all nursing students are overweight and a ...

Third Door Series: We Used To Work Together But Now I'm Her Boss!

Posted on: 02/01/2017

Welcome to the Third Door Column with Beth Boynton, RN, MS. In this 10-part weekly series, we'll be navigating common conflicts in nursing and healthcare with an eye towards shared ...

5 Ways Trump's Travel Ban Could Affect Nurses

Posted on: 01/31/2017

No matter your political persuasion, the travel ban recently imposed by the Trump administration has a far-reaching impact that many are still grappling to fully comprehend. Arguments for and against ...

Five Ways To Keep Social Media From Hurting Your Career

Posted on: 01/23/2017

It’s no secret that the political landscape has left many people -- including nurses and other healthcare professionals -- feeling concerned as the country becomes polarized. Chances are that regardless ...

Nursing During The Holidays

Posted on: 12/19/2016

Being a nurse during the holidays can be a mixed bag. Since nurses work in an enormous variety of clinical and non-clinicals settings, every situation will be different; one common ...

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