What if the patient or supervisor asks a nurse to do something that would violate Board Statutes and Rules, such as falsifying medical records, performing a procedure that could harm the patient, or even assisting in criminal activity?
Being a nurse can be mentally and physically exhausting, especially if you’re right out of nursing school and you just landed your first job. If you’re just starting out as a nurse, use these lessons to make the best of your new position.
If you’re taking care of a patient in their own home, you’ll quickly realize that things aren’t like they used to be. The predictability of the hospital is no more, and it’s up to you to deliver the best care possible in a changing environment.
One growing concern in the healthcare industry is a desire to help nurses find ways to connect with their patients more. When nurses connect with their patients more, the level of care rises and patients feel as if they are truly valued.
Are you wanting to work in women’s health? Women’s health nurse practitioners or WHNPs perform many of the duties of a gynecologist and often provide pre and post-natal care for mothers. In this article, we’re going to give you the steps to starting a career as a women’s health nurse practitioner.
Medical technology has improved considerably over the last 100 years, and so has the relationship between a nurse and their patient. Take a look at some of the more surprising nurse rules from the early 1900s.
The positive effects of increased staff satisfaction in nursing units are well researched. These 7 tips will help you to increase your staff’s satisfaction, making the rest of your goals much easier to achieve.
Burnout is one of worst things that can happen to you as a nurse. Blood, guts, and gore — these things don’t phase us. But, burnout? It’s that one thing that can make you take off your scrubs and never want to wear them again.
Niche: a comfortable or suitable position in life, or in employment. I think that besides being my calling and passion, nursing has become my niche in life. And, lucky enough, I I’ve found my niche within nursing. Here’s how you can too.
There’s an archaic stereotype that looms over the leadership hierarchy of the healthcare industry. That is, that physicians are the leaders, the delegators, the most knowledgeable in the field of medicine. And nurses are the helpers, taking direction from the doctor in charge.
A lot of you have expressed interest in NurseGrid offering you more flexible ways to schedule personal events that impact your professional life. This week we’ve released an update to NurseGrid Mobile that offers you more flexibility and choice in event types.
Congratulations, you’re engaged! You feel connected, supported, appreciated, and heard—happy to put your energy into a relationship that promises positive returns. Shouldn’t that be how nurses feel at work? So often, though, they say they feel the opposite.