The Nurses Lounge

Time for a Change: Alternatives to Bedside Nursing and How to Get There

It's 7pm and you've just clocked out thinking, "I can't do this anymore." During your shift, you've had no less than five patients at a time due to inadequate staffing, multiple admissions, and complicated discharges. You've been spat on, pooped on, and the lady in room 12 just will not cooperate with any of the… Continue reading Time for a Change: Alternatives to Bedside Nursing and How to Get There

The Nurses Lounge

Why Did I Choose Nursing?

My mom is one of the most selfless people I know. As she took on the caregiver role for most of the older relatives in the family, I witnessed early on the world of doctors offices, surgeries, and medication regimens. From then on, I developed a natural inclining to help others in need and learn… Continue reading Why Did I Choose Nursing?

Holistic Living and Wellness

Top 5 Things Your Job’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Should Have

As I continue my quest in occupational health nursing, I’ve come to agree with idea that a healthy employee is a productive employee. Think about it, if you had to deal with complex and stressful issues both inside and outside of work, wouldn’t that eventually affect your work performance? Most large organizations recognize that the… Continue reading Top 5 Things Your Job’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Should Have