Nurse Insights

At OHN, we’re always eager to expand our knowledge. Our blog Nurse Insights brings current learnings, stories, and insights every two weeks from professionals in the field of nursing. Check it out!

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Providing Inclusive Care to the LGBTQ+ Community, From a Queer Nurse

Written by: Clare Madrigal, BSN-RN   When I went to nursing school in 2005 there was one line in my book under population health, that basically said “be nice to everyone.” I never read anything about LGBTQ+ health or really any marginalized population, other than essentially blaming them for their health disparities. Even my first … Continue reading “Providing Inclusive Care to the LGBTQ+ Community, From a Queer Nurse”

Soft Life Nursing

Written by: Emma Doherty, BSN, RN   “Pivot!” – Ross on Friends. Being a nurse is one of the best assets for pivoting your life. Whether it is leaving bedside, or just a job that doesn’t bring you the satisfaction, income, or upward mobility you thought it would, pivoting is essential to growth in nursing and … Continue reading “Soft Life Nursing”

The Self-Centered Nurse: Creating a Healthcare Community Centered Around Mindfulness & Self-Care

Written by: Shannon Parrish, BSN, RNC-NIC Assessment of Nurse Wellness & Unit Culture After working as a NICU nurse for the last 10 years, I noticed a jarring shift in my unit’s culture. We were struggling to retain new staff, and hiring at an alarming rate. Since Covid, we lost a significant number of our … Continue reading “The Self-Centered Nurse: Creating a Healthcare Community Centered Around Mindfulness & Self-Care”

Nursing Beyond the Hospital: Navigating Remote Work and Best Practices

Written by: Miles Oliver, RN Since the adoption of telehealth technologies, like video conferencing tools, there has been a significant rise in remote nursing programs. This increase in remote healthcare jobs couldn’t have come soon enough, as healthcare organizations have been under immense pressure due to nursing shortages. The problem is that many nurses are … Continue reading “Nursing Beyond the Hospital: Navigating Remote Work and Best Practices”

Utah Health Workers United

Written by: Garrett Schwanke, BSN, RN A United Union Utah Health Workers United (UHWU) CWA Local 7765 is the first healthcare union of its kind in Utah. We are a wall-to-wall, pre-majority union of publicly employed health workers at University of Utah Health, an academic healthcare system in Salt Lake City, Utah. After years of … Continue reading “Utah Health Workers United”

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