The Ratio Difference

Last week we got our 2:1 IMC ratio back for Covid patients. And honestly? It's made a WORLD of difference. Of course it helped in all the obvious ways like 1 less round of med passes, 1 less assessment to do, and a whole lot less charting. But what it really did was give us … Continue reading The Ratio Difference

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


A few months ago, I saved someone's life. And I've regretted it every day since. 91 years old. Oriented to nothing. Alzheimers, dementia, delirium. Broken neck from a fall. Constant aspiration. Unsafe towards self and others. Calling security or utilizing restraints daily. FULL. CODE. What could have been a peaceful passing in their sleep ended … Continue reading Ethics