Monthly Archives: January 2015

5 Ways for Nurses to Restore Work-Life Balance

As nursing professionals, many of us are simply too busy. We have multitasked ourselves into exhaustion. Our lives are filled with the details of living. We juggle career, home, marriage and kids. The list is long and it’s demanding. I … Continue reading

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Patient Safety: The Dangers of Multitasking

For many nurses, the work environment is fast-paced and unpredictable, requiring complex thought processes. They are usually caring for multiple patients with changing clinical needs. And as technology has simplified many tasks, the urge to do many things at once—to … Continue reading

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5 Steps to Finding a Nurse Mentor Who Will Lead You to Success

Mentoring is an important strategy regardless of where you are on the career ladder. Yet, finding the right mentor can be challenging. Although some organizations have formal mentoring programs and assign mentors, research shows that you may receive the best mentoring … Continue reading

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How Nursing Interventions Can Reduce CAUTIs

The industry-wide focus on reducing hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) and the growing movement for nurses to practice more autonomously have intersected in an interesting way: emerging evidence supports the idea that a simple nurse-directed intervention can reduce rates of catheter-associated urinary … Continue reading

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Should Nurses Be Wary of Artificial Food Products for Their Children?

The general public know that our bodies are affected differently by various foods and food products. Some of the usual effects might include caffeine giving us a boost of energy; aged cheeses and red wines triggering headaches; and high-fat or acidic … Continue reading

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5 Ways Being a Nurse Affects Our Parenting

For nurses with family duties, have you ever felt like Superman? Do you feel like you wake up in the morning, go into the phone booth in your pajamas, and come out in scrubs? Then, at the end of your … Continue reading

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Nurse burnout

 

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