• National Nurse Act Needs ANA Support- NOW

    The ANA has elected a new president to serve for the next two years. Her name is Karen Daley. I know that there are many of us who hope that the new board will be more devoted to supporting nurses and the nursing profession and less affected by the power and role as others have been in the past. To that end, I sincerely hope that the new ANA Board will look closely at the National Nurse proposal and add the ANA’s support to this very important issue. Kim McAllister at Emergiblog has written an excellent open letter to the ANA asking for their support of the National Nurse campaign.…

  • Empathy is What Nursing is All About

    Kim over at Emergiblog has a great way with words!! And this time she is reminding us that nurses need to provide empathy because it’s what our patients expect from us. If we don’t, we are likely apathetic and God help us all if we get to that point in our professional careers or life. Thanks Kim for a great posting. We all need a pep talk now and then and this one bring home the point loud and clear.