I would like to thank Berxi Insurance once again for bestowing honors for The Nursing Site as one of the Best Nursing Bloggers Around . We are always honored and humbled to be in such distinguished company. Berxi is one of the leading malpractice insurance companies servicing nurses. Please check out their website and the other bloggers, blogs and vlogs they have honored for 2023. The fantastic list of 30 sites includes six different topic and audience categories for nursing students, new nurses and seasoned nurses. Congratulations to all of the other sites honored.
Nurses Month is Approaching – Nudge Your Manager Now
Nurses Month is approaching rapidly now. The tradition of Nurses Day (May 6) and Nurses Week (May 6-12) has expanded into a month-long celebration during the pandemic and it seems to be sticking. The official American Nurses Association theme for 2023 is You Make a Difference. There will be weekly focus areas during the May celebration of nurses. The focus areas are: May 1-7 : Self-Care May 8-14: Recognition May 15-21: Professional Development May 22-31: Community Engagement Download your own copy of the ANA assets, templates and plans for Nurses Month 2023 to use in your own Nurses Month celebration. Recognition is Priceless Recognition is one of the focuses for…
Underfunded Programs Are Affecting Our Society: Is There A Way To Make A Change?
By Brent Tucker, Founder and Owner — First Responder’s Coffee Company When I retired from the service as a Green Beret and Delta Force Operator, friends called on me to help them train SWAT teams all over the country. Through them, I started to get involved in training law enforcement as well. It was through these training sessions that I experienced firsthand the impact that underfunded programs have on our society, especially when it comes to first responders. These men and women risk their lives every day to protect and serve our communities, yet many struggle to get the resources they need to do their jobs effectively. The problem: lack…
The Art of Delegation in Nursing
Have you learned the art of delegation in nursing? Or are you quickly burning out and constantly staying late to chart and complete tasks because you feel it’s faster and easier if you do it all yourself? Delegation is an art and a science. You need to understand how and when to do it, but sometimes it’s essential and you need to practice before it gets that desperate. Admittedly, most nurses are overachievers and asking for help can be perceived as a weakness or even a failure. You might also feel like you’ve not met your goals, or lived up to your ideal of perfect if you ask someone to…
Setting Intentions for Self-Care in 2023
Typically, the end of the year or the first couple of weeks of the new year are times when people think about new year’s resolutions. It’s a time for letting go of the past and planning new goals and focus on the blank slate. It’s a time for renewal and reflection. A time to begin new and rediscover yourself. Sadly however, many of those great resolutions fall by the wayside in the first few weeks and are just a reminder of things gone bad, or inability to focus. Instead of being renewal and positive experiences, they become cumbersome and distracting and focus on failures and lack of successor follow through.…