• Great Resources and Books for Nurses

    It’s time to catch up again…. First please turn your attention to a great posting from NursingDegreeGuide.com. They asked me and several nurse writers/bloggers to weigh in on How to Deal With On-the-Job Stress. As we all know or will discover, stress affects everyone. And it affects us in very different ways. Self-care as nurses is vital to maintaining our own health status as well as being able to continue to give to your patients. Next up, a few overdue book reviews  RN Goldrush by Benjamin Storie,  RN who shares many interesting stories from his own life and career. After having to retire for health reasons, Storie took some time…

  • Chosen as One of the Top 15 Health Career Bloggers

    I was thrilled to receive the email announcing the latest honor for TheNursingSiteBlog.com. CNANursing.net has listed us as one of the Top 15 Health Career Bloggers to Follow.  It’s always nice to see your work validated and appreciated. Thank you. Check out their site too they have some terrific information about health care careers and what’s required and expected. Nursing isn’t always for everyone, but perhaps another career path in health care can become your dream profession. window.amznpubstudioTag = “daretodreampr-20”;

  • Nurses Week Give Away Winners

    I hope each and every one of you had a great Nurses Week!!! If we had magic wands we could make all those wishes come true. There is good legislation in the federal and state legislatures regarding a National Nurse for Pubic Health, safe staffing, school nurses, allowing NPs to order home health care, and many other nursing issues. I encourage you to get involved in these campaigns and work to improve nursing for yourselves and all nurses. In turn it will improve patient care. As we move closer to the 2016 election year, investigate candidate’s views on nursing and health care. Bombard them with your thoughts and ideas to…

  • Post Your Comments to Win Nurses Week Give Aways

    Over the past few days we have posted 5 Give Aways for Nurses Week. Please check them out and be sure to post a comment on the Blog post or on the post on Facebook. You have until Midnight (PDT) on Friday May 15. Winners will be announced Monday night on this blog. We have some great comments already, but there are 10 stethoscopes to give away and 2 gift cards and 2 pair of Nabee socks as well as 2 autographed copies of my latest book. Check them all out and post your answers to the Prompts. window.amznpubstudioTag = “daretodreampr-20”;

  • Nurses Week Give Away # 5– Scrubs & Beyond $50 Gift Card

    Today is the end of Nurses Week and it’s International Nurses Day. Our final Nurses Week Give Away comes from Scrubs & Beyond. They graciously offer a $50 gift card towards a huge selection of apparel, shoes, accessories and more at www.scrubsandbeyond.com For our final Prompt: What advice would you give to a new nurse that you wished someone had given to you. You know the drill by now: Post a short answer to the Prompt either in the Comments section below  Or on any of the Facebook pages where you see this posting One commenter will be chosen at random Deadline is May 15 and winners willl be posted…