Nurses in the News – Let’s play catch up here with some important information and links… Well it’s been anther couple of pretty stressful weeks. With all of the devastating mass shootings across the country, and COVID rearing it’s ugly head again in several areas. And now we’re seeing the beginnings of a Monkey Pox issue. Hopefully there will be a better response and efforts to contain the outbreak. There’s just never a dull moment for nurses! The Nurses March last month did not receive the media attention most had hoped for but if you follow them on Facebook and IG, they are continuing their efforts and you’ll find out…
Always a Nurse
As Nurses Month comes to a close …. Enjoy! From ZDoggMD
Self Care Matters!
Self Care Matters! No one taught you this in nursing school although it should be part of Nursing 101! The past 2 years have taught us that it is vital to survival. Burnout and caregiver fatigue are REAL and a threat to very existence. May is Nurses Month and it’s also Mental Health Month. As many would say, there is no such thing as coincidence. So it’s high time to join the effort and TAKE CARE of YOU! (Mental Health resources here.) Sleep Issues One of the things that leads to, or contributes heavily to, burnout and caregiver fatigue is poor sleep! Poor sleep also leads to health issues. The…
We Need More Nurses in Congress
Healthcare has been through the wringer in the past 2 years from COVID-19. In the US there have been almost 82 Million cases and over 1.9 Million deaths. So very many Americans are living with long reaching effects of having had COVID. The widespread misinformation from the very beginning and even now has cost Americans in millions of ways including financially, economically, job status, family relationships, etc. We pay for it every day at the grocery store, the gas pump, in the cost of all goods and services and the total lack of them. In our daily lives, masks and social isolation has taken a huge toll on every American.…
TheNursingSite.com is Back!
It’s been awhile, but TheNursingSite.com is relaunching today after a moderate hiatus. Things just got out of hand and the Omicron variant hit my (vaccinated) household just after Christmas. Although I didn’t catch it, I was of course required to quarantine and work remotely while helping to get others back to health. It seemed impossible to catch up but finally there is light on the horizon. I feel compelled to jump back in at a time when the nursing profession has been overwhelmed and is struggling to hang on. COVID FUNDING CRISIS Just when we thought we had a handle on things we got hit with another COVID variant…