Wellness

The power of self-care: An ENERGY model to combat clinician burnout

It’s more important than ever for nurses to take care of themselves. Takeaways: Clinicians are experiencing alarming rates of burnout. Self-care is essential to maintaining...

My brain is on overload… How about yours?

The antidote to the overworked brain. Lately, I find myself regularly and voluntarily distracted and not because I’m multitask­ing. I’m being “multi-informed” through a bombardment...

American Nurse welcomes Cherissa Jackson, “America’s Combat Nurse”

Live at the Table interview with Navy Veteran, Denetra Hampton Often times women are omitted from board room discussions or asked to be a part...

My preparation ritual includes Sara Bareilles, tears & tissues

It took about 2 hours for my heart rate to return to normal after my interview with Lisa Ling. When I am preparing to...

State of pandemic: Coping with daily change

The morning of March 4, 2020, was a bit different from my usual workday routine, although it didn’t start off that way. When my...

Sense of loss

In third grade I asked my Dad whether we would be thrown out of our home and into the street. My Dad, a chemistry,...

Transform trauma with ACEs Sciences Film Festival & follow-up discussions

ACES Connection, The Relentless School Nurse, and the Center For Trauma-Informed Policy and Practice (CTIPP) has joined forces to create a trauma-informed virtual film festival! Our program...

400 years in 15 minutes: Why depression screening in primary care is vital for African American patients

Have you ever had an African American patient walk into your office and say, “I’m tired, just tired”? Or treat a young Black patient...

Coping with emotional stress

Supporting nurses through unprecedented times. Takeaways: In a survey with 18,000 respondents, 79% of nurses rated themselves at high risk for workplace stress. High nurse...

Half of frontline nurses emotionally overwhelmed by COVID-19

As the United States experiences surges in COVID-19 cases across the country, half of nurses on the frontlines providing patient care and responding to...