Our CEO is a nightmare . My er staff has been cut in half and he threatened to fire me when I submitted a new staffing proposal. Did you read that? That comes from a Nurse Manager. She was threatened with termination for suggesting that the ER be staffed safely. Can you imagine your spouse,… Continue reading Is there a Nurse among your family or friends? READ THIS
When we get close to the end of nursing school, we start to understand the meaning of prioritization. When we get out of orientation at our first job, we know how bad at it we are. Over the next few years, we begin to find it easy. Obviously A comes before B. I mean who… Continue reading Nurse, you haven’t learned prioritization.
A Physician in Manhattan whose name I will not mention here has been accused of one of the worst crimes a healthcare provider can be accused of. Sexual Assault. This particular physician is famous, and has been widely known as a huge patient advocate throughout the medical community. He has written at least one book… Continue reading When Our Reputations Are Soiled
You know him That Guy. Second-To-Last in the ACLS patient scenarios. He is so famous that there are YouTube videos on how to save him. He is the bane of experienced critical care staff everywhere. Omar Bashandi…..or as I like to call him…. EVIL Omar. Omar who should be a DNR. Omar-that jerk-Bashandi Cannon-Fodder-Omar Omar the… Continue reading Online ACLS – Save OMAR!
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You may not know this, but 2014 was one of the worst years of my life. I lost my son in 2011. That was the 2nd worst year of my life. The worst year in my life was 2012, which was when I figured out that my son was never, ever coming back. I know,… Continue reading About You, and Kindness, and Me.
All of them. So you need to get your motivation on and join SMYS for Change! In this case, the lightbulb is safe staffing. Let’s say you are a CNA in a LTC facility. You are barely making ends meet. You are in pre-reqs for nursing, and have a couple of kids. You are… Continue reading How Many Healthcare workers does it take to change a light bulb?