By Renee DuShane, RN I remember saying to myself, “just get up and leave!” before the door opened. Get out of the therapist’s office, go down the office park stairs, and leave, never return. Seeing a therapist came with an overwhelming somatic discomfort that I could only describe as inadequacy. I’d felt it often in … Continue reading “An Anxious Nurse Finds Her Voice”
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By Jenna Hoyt BSN, RN When I first decided I wanted to work as a nurse in Australia I was completely overwhelmed by the whole process. You need letters from every previous employer, certified copies of pretty much every form of ID, a letter from each board of nursing you’re registered with (a nightmare for … Continue reading “Travel Nursing in Australia”
By Ashley Reil BSN, RNC-NIC The transition from a “student nurse” to a “new-to-practice” nurse can be a challenging and overwhelming experience, often including relocation, increased personal responsibility, a new schedule of night, weekend, and rotating shifts, and just generally finding one’s “fit” among others who are more established. These factors alone can cause anxiety … Continue reading “The Clinical Educator’s Important Role in Mental Support for New Nurses”
By Shanda N. Whittle DNP, RN, CNL I was reflecting on one of Jean Watson’s Caritas Quotes recently. In it, she speaks about our caring consciousness presence in any given moment and how this presence affects everyone and everything around us. So, what is this ‘caring consciousness presence’ and why is it important for us … Continue reading “Lifestyle Assessment to Nourish Your Mind, Body, and Soul”