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2608, 2016

America’s Family Caregivers Can’t Wait: Tell Congress to Pass the RAISE Act Now Guest Post by Nancy A. LeaMond

August 26, 2016|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Originally Posted www.blogAARP.org on 08/22/2016 After Labor Day, when Congress returns from its summer recess, there will only be 33 working days left for the U.S. House of Representatives before the end of the year. That’s not a lot of time to address some of our nation’s biggest challenges. One item [...]

2508, 2016

VIDEO: Save one life, you are hero. Save 100 live, you are NURSE

August 25, 2016|Categories: Creating A Happy & Inspiring Workplace Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

  This beautiful video says it all...no other words are necessary.    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V6h2C47VFHk

2108, 2016

Free Veterans Eligibility Calculator Guest Post Originally Published in Senior Blog Living

August 21, 2016|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

  There are many benefits out there for veterans, but sometimes determining eligibility can be confusing. VeteranAid.org recently released an eligibility benefit calculator for the VA Aid and Attendance benefit to you help simplify the process for you and your loved ones. Get started to discover how your family can [...]

808, 2016

INCIVILITY VS. BULLYING: KNOW THE DIFFERENCE: AN INTERVIEW WITH PHYLLIS

August 8, 2016|Categories: Building A Healthy Work Environment In Nursing|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Originally published in the AORN Periop Insider Weekly Newsletter  July 28, 2016.      Authored by Carina Stanton The term “bully” is often used incorrectly to classify both bullies and those expressing incivility. Understanding the distinction between the two can help to put structure around communication and action in attempts [...]

208, 2016

Top 8 Activities For Caregivers to Enjoy With Those They Care For: A Guest Post by Anna

August 2, 2016|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Being a caregiver means not only taking care for someone’s physical needs, but also communicating effectively with this person. No one wants to be sick and/or old and you need to cheer up the one you want to help. Since caregiving is not an easy task, here is a list [...]

3107, 2016

Dear Nurses Your are Appreciated: A Ballad by a Physician

July 31, 2016|Categories: Creating A Happy & Inspiring Workplace Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AHwFuksUvYE Dear Nurses, Thank you. For doing what you do, and for doing it even when understaffed, exhausted, and set upon on all sides by the assembly line machinery of Healthcare 2.0. Thank you. For living up to the ancient Latin meaning of your chosen profession’s name, to nourish. Even when you yourselves go [...]

2907, 2016

Thank you Alice: Nurse Makes History Retiring At 93-Years-Old After Working For 72 Years

July 29, 2016|Categories: Creating A Happy & Inspiring Workplace Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jm72aVctQQI   Published on Jul 20, 2016 93-year-old Alice Graber has been patient her whole life. She just decided to finally retire after spending her entire career caring for others as a nurse.150 people came out to eat celebratory cake at her retirement party. Alice, born in Nebraska, landed [...]

2707, 2016

6 Ways to Restore Your Nursing Resilience: An Interview with Phyllis

July 27, 2016|Categories: Creating A Happy & Inspiring Workplace Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Publish Date: July 20, 2016 in Periop Insider by AORN written by Carina Stanton Nursing in the twenty-first century requires a new set of tools to go the distance, according to nursing Career Coach Phyllis Quinlan, PhD, RN-BC. “To have the vitality and resilience to practice nursing today, we need to [...]

1507, 2016

A Brooklyn, New York LPN Takes a Stand for Social Justice

July 15, 2016|Categories: Creating A Happy & Inspiring Workplace Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

  The now-iconic photo has since been hailed as a symbol for peaceful demonstrations against police brutality. It has also been likened to photos captured in past civil rights protests as well as one of the takeover in Tienanmen Square in China that captured a man staring down the tank. [...]

1406, 2016

5 Warning Signs of Bad Nursing Home Care A Guest Post by Samantha Stein

June 14, 2016|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

    We live in very busy times where we are ruled by our own schedules. When this happens, we often have little time to care for our aging loved ones. Luckily, nursing homes are an option for many of us. When we cannot provide the care that our elderly [...]

306, 2016

The Profession of Nursing is Not a Sprint, It is a Marathon

June 3, 2016|Categories: Creating A Happy & Inspiring Workplace Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

the best vision is insight phrase on a vintage slate blackboard   Understand the Emotional Intelligence need to stay connected to the joy of your nursing practice. It takes: The ability to adapt The ability to make ans sustain relationships The ability to be resilient   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wg6XboIJLSQ   [...]

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