• Honors for TheNursingSite.com

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  • Coping with Compassion Fatigue: Tips to Rescue Yourself and Find Joy in Nursing Again

    By Elizabeth Knight, PhD, DNP, FNP-C You’re dreading your next shift, and as you stare at the ceiling waiting for sleep, you think about calling out sick again. Work is not going well– everything and everyone is getting on your nerves. You get there late and don’t have time to get organized. You keep losing track of what you’re doing. You snapped at a patient the other day when he asked you a simple question. What’s going on? Where is the dedicated, competent, compassionate nurse you know you are? You might be experiencing a condition known as compassion fatigue. Compassion fatigue is a state of emotional, physical, and spiritual distress triggered…

  • 4 Tips to Survive and Thrive in Nursing School

    The road to becoming a nurse is not an easy one. But for those who make it through the struggles, the rewards are plentiful. Depending on which qualification you are working toward, your nursing school journey could last as little as one year or as many as eight. In any case, though, being a nursing student is not for the faint of heart, and there will likely be days when you will wonder how you’ll make it through. But there is good news. Here are 4 tips to survive and thrive in nursing school. Despite the challenges, there are strategies for not just surviving nursing school but thriving as a…

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