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The Dauntless Nurse: Had Enough Yet? The latest on nurse burnout

A recent study by the International Council of Nurses found that burnout rates in Nursing were 40 percent before the pandemic – and now...

The Stories That Never Get Told – Compassion

Compassion and caring at the heart of nursing. It was too late. I could never speak to him again. By the time I was notified that...

The stories that never get told: Relationships

“I can lend you a dress for the Christmas party,” Judy offered. “I don’t fit into them anyway right now.” I was surprised at the...

The stories that never get told: Connection

As soon as he stepped out of the elevator, I froze but my mind raced… “Maybe he has a gun? Why is he here?...

The stories that never get told: Presence

“He isn’t dead yet?” the neuro doctor mumbled as he opened the chart. His 82-year-old patient had been put on comfort care four days...

The stories that never get told: Belonging

Ruth was admitted to our orthopedic unit with a hip fracture which was repaired uneventfully within a few days. What followed was the epitome...

Nursing fiction?

Imagine the year is 2030... Casey, a Complex Labor and Delivery nurse, notices that her patient, a young mother, rarely makes eye contact while holding...

Own your moment – Heal our nation

Every time you speak your truth and stay in your own power you help to create a society where others can do the same.   You...

Dangers of digital media addiction

The World Health Organization as well as several tech companies are encouraging on-line gaming with discounts and slogans such as, "Play your part, play...

Our safety is your safety

When I texted my daughter’s best friend (who is like a daughter to me), I discovered that she was given only two masks for...