Why the Right Footwear Can be a Home Health Nurse's Best Friend Nurses in hospitals work multiple hours on long shifts over a three- or four-day period, and sometimes more than that. They have learned that having the right footwear can make the difference between being tired with aching feet, or gliding through shifts [...]
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The Importance of a Home Health Care Nurse for TBI A traumatic brain injury (TBI) always happens without warning. It usually occurs in things like car accidents or slipping in the shower and striking the wall. In many cases, a person who suffers a traumatic brain injury recovers fully or enough to be able [...]
Nurse Self-Care Should be a Priority Nurses receive joy when they care for others, but unfortunately many do not take care of themselves. There is no guilt in taking the time you need to make sure you take a “time out” for yourself. To follow are some steps to make note of that will [...]
Do You Have Difficult Patients? Nursing is a rewarding career, however, it can also mean that you will need to work with people who may be difficult. The key to being a successful nurse is to understand that anger, fear, being overly demanding, among others, may be a result of medications or diseases that [...]
What happens when my mother insists I be the one to help? Accepting help from a stranger can be hard for your loved one to accept, and initially, it will be important for you to be present. This will help them to establish a solid relationship and give you the opportunity to show the [...]
What Is a Correctional Nurse? Did you know that the number of individuals in our nation’s correctional facilities and prisons is staggering, and it continues to grow. Despite the reason that they are there in the first place, the millions of detainees still have medical needs, just like every other citizen, and these needs [...]
Are you having a difficult time coming up with ideas to make your life better, healthier, and more profitable? To follow are some suggestions to make it happen! Accountability Many times we fail at our resolutions because day-to-day life simply gets in the way. Be realistic and set goals that aren’t so far out [...]
You’ve just had a day off and return to work, but regret not making the most of your free time? If you take the time, ahead of your day off, to plan an adventure or create your “to do” list, you will begin to look forward to that time away from your daily work [...]
Are you interested in testing the waters as a travel nurse but not sure what the big fuss is all about? There are a number of perks and benefits and the trend is growing. Have you ever wanted to check out new places and experience other cultures? And, how about making new friends outside [...]
When Siblings Need to Talk About an Aging Parent Taking care of elderly parents can create a unique dynamic among siblings. The people who spent two decades of their own lives making your needs central to their lives, are now themselves in great need. That fact alone can be a hard reality to [...]