“My definition of a leader”

By Shazia Safi, RN-C, BSN, Nurse Manager @ Kaiser Permanente   My first exposure to a “leader” was at 18. I worked as a Medical Assistant and I remember watching the clinic Director stroll around with his cup of coffee every morning as he critiqued our work. Back then I thought leaders were the people

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$1000 Scholarship to Nursing Students. This nursing scholarship is open to all nursing students: from LPN, RN, BSN, MSN, DNP & PhD.

As an organization founded by nurses and having attended nursing school ourselves, we can attest that it was one of the hardest and most rewarding accomplishments in our lives. We want to support the next generation of nurses by providing a scholarship to help a current nursing student while in nursing school.  Nursing Scholarship Information:

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Top 5 Nursing VLOGS

As streams of informational avenues continue to erupt in our digital age, vlogging has become another popular way to blog. It allows your audience to use their sense of listening and watching, instead of just reading. When I decided to pursue the path of nursing, I allowed myself to explore a number of news mediums

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Pampers Thank You Nurses Awards

Pampers Thank You Nurses Awards Pampers has just announced their 2nd annual Pampers Swaddlers Thank You Nurses Awards! Make sure to nominate your coworker or share this award with other parents and nurses so extraordinary nurses’ stories can be heard! The Award includes collaboration from the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) and the National Association

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Helping Terminally Ill Patients

Helping Terminally Ill Patients Kelley Fishovitz, 32, is a hospice nurse who is often times so much more. She describes her job as “fulfilling” and the article details her job as not only a nurse but also a support system for the family, grief counselor and friend. The article discusses the struggles of one of

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Patient Autonomy; Folded in a Vest

Many of us have witnessed how diseases can limit the human spirit and render us powerless. We’ve all run the race for its cure, donated our time, money and/or blood in the hopes that our loved ones would live. We’ve all witnessed the stress cancer puts on a loved one. Terry Clark put it well

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Just a Spoonful of Sugar

  Just a spoonful of sugar Twelve hour shifts…and you’re starving! All of that time on your feet and running around, you need a snack! Maybe you brought a yogurt, trail mix or a protein bar, but have you ever looked at the ingredients? When you give instructions to diabetic patients do you talk to

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Liberian Nurses Learn Danger Signs

Check out this article featured on The Guardian: Liberian Nurses Learn Danger Signs In Liberia, nurses are learning to identify danger signs to better serve their patients. This article discusses an international health organization named Jhipego, which is an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University in Maryland. The organization provided safety training during the Ebola outbreak

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