I say again, you guys are ridiculously awesome. Well, most of you. The ones that keep arriving to post spam are not so great….. I want to meet all of you! I bet we could have the most ridiculous conversations ever. I cannot believe our three word story is mostly still going. And today was… Continue reading Let’s meet some #smysofficial people!
This. As I sift through the posts on #showmeyourstethoscope I never know from one minute to another if I will be laughing or crying. You guys are amazing. I mean, the spam is annoying and I get sick of telling people to be nice to each other, but the group is packed full of… Continue reading Kindness
It is time to look toward the future of #showmeyourstethoscope. Today’s big news: We are getting the SHIRTS YOU WANT, We listened, you wanted the shirt with the cool stethoscope around the neck, we talked to the company that produces it and it will be available in the next day or so. The BEST part… Continue reading Great News!
Written after her daughter’s stethoscope was stolen at work. Funny how we as nurses become attached to a piece of equipment. Expensive piece of equipment? Can be, a Littman sure is, even a basic one. Undoubtedly a necessary piece of equipment. But we spend so much time at work, using it all day, every day,… Continue reading Guest Post by Andrea Stone
Hi, Groupies! <I just named you that, don’t judge> #SMYSOfficial is having some growing pains. We knew this would happen. In this stage, the participants will argue with each other and tell the admins that we are violating their right to free speech. Which of course, they have. I just have a right to delete stuff… Continue reading Zero to 800,000 in 5 days. The adventures of a facebook group for the caregivers.
Sometimes I am so floored by this entire thing that I just flip through posts and cry. I am mostly leaving names out, if your story is here and you want to have your name mentioned, please comment or PM me on Facebook. This beautiful girl, with her Nurse Stethoscope. A Bride from Ohio. Captioned: Wedding… Continue reading Inspiring posts and pictures from Show Me Your Stethoscope on Facebook
What is your average day like at work? Are you appropriately staffed or are you tripled in the ICU? Do your patients see you once an hour or twice a shift? Do you find yourself clocking out so you won’t get ‘in trouble’ for finishing your charting because you were too busy to chart a thing… Continue reading How can Safe Staffing impact healthcare outcomes in the United States?