• Happy New Year 2023

    Happy New Year 2023! Ring out the old. Discard the bad and unnecessary from the past. Open the door to new experiences, challenges and successes! Drink in all the new energy and recharge. There is lots to do in 2023!

  • Happy Holidays!

    Wishing everyone happy holidays– whatever you celebrate! Please stay SAFE! Drive and travel safe! Stay well. There is a Tripledemic ongoing. Take necessary precautions. Soups and liquids and lots of rest. Handwashing!!! And dispose of tissues quickly and safely. Wear a mask if it’s called for! Be well and enjoy your time with loved ones. Make memories and share your wishes and dreams.  

  • The Mumbo Jumbo of Healthcare Communication

    The issue of healthcare illiteracy continues to grow especially as technology advances in healthcare practice. Only about 12% of the population can speak “medicalese.” Nurses and doctors speak with a mumbo jumbo of healthcare communication techniques and vocabulary that more often than not serve to confuse and bewilder patients and family members at some of the most significant points in their lives. If you’ve ever found yourself in a situation of being given a terrible diagnosis, or been with a family member or friend as the news was delivered, you know how overwhelming that scenario is. The moment the practitioner says words like cancer, HIV, heart failure, diabetes, etc., the…

  • Nurses in the News – Let’s Catch Up

    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…