From Wikipedia: The nurse’s cap originated from a group of women in the early Christian era, called “deaconesses.” Deaconesses are now recognized as religious order nuns. These women were distinguished from other women during this time by white coverings worn on their heads. This particular head covering was worn to show that this group of… Continue reading The Nursing Cap – No, Really.
Yes, I said it. Lots of exciting things happening this week behind the scenes. Working on NCLEX Prep stuff, working on Safe Staffing stuff, working on a totally different side project. I am a busy girl! Of course, Jalil Johnson is a hell of a lot busier, and better at being busy. Jalil is the… Continue reading SMYS ETIQUETTE for dummies. And you.
SMYS can only be described as ‘lively’ on holidays. Everyone got engaged, everyone cooked, dressed in kooky outfits for work…. We posted about a zillion pictures of healthcare professionals around the world…..WHICH WAS AWESOME! Some of them were most definitely NOT celebrating Christmas because to do so in their country means 100 lashes and 10… Continue reading Janie and the Holy Shovel
There were so many pictures yesterday that I couldn’t condense them into one blog. Let’s see more international and local SMYSers. Hover over the pic to see the caption. Thank you for being part of our community!
I woke up on Christmas Morning to the international community all over the SMYS group. This is a tiny percentage, but let’s honor Healthcare around the world right here. There is no celebration of Christmas allowed in Saudi Arabia….
Ah, December 24th! People are off to spend holidays with their families! Goodwill, Christmas carols, yummy food, and togetherness! Unless you are us. Maybe you are working days today, and will show up at your Mother-in-Law’s house wearing wrinkled scrubs, wild hair, and a whiff of c-diff. At 8:30pm. You will get the treat of… Continue reading Healthcare Holidays
How long were you on the nursing school waiting list? For me it was almost two years. I went to a community college and their charter did not allow them to take students in order of GPA, or anything else. It was straight numbers on the waiting list. I was actually an alternate for the… Continue reading Waste of a nursing education.