Night Shift Brain Dump

Didn't realize it's been about 3 months since my last post. I guess you could say "no news is good news" right? Figured I would give a bit of an update, as I am currently working a night shift (floated off my unit, nonetheless) for the first time in about 6 months. In December I … Continue reading Night Shift Brain Dump

You Can’t Say That

Last week I was speaking with a physician about one of my patients whose family members had (in my opinion) unrealistic expectations for nursing staff. When bringing this difficult situation to thier attention, the MD's argument was that "it is just a concerned mother advocating for her son." Having a chronic condition since childhood, the … Continue reading You Can’t Say That

Nurse Friends Hanging Out

Nurse friends are a special breed. More than anything, we bond over shared experiences. The first being nursing school. It is a universal time of struggle and self discovery. Not only are you overwhelmed with completely new information, you also have to balance non-nursing curriculum, homework, attempt a social life, eating, sleeping, and maintain general … Continue reading Nurse Friends Hanging Out