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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The Raw and Real Struggles of Being a Nurse: Please Hang in There, I Promise You, You’ve Got This

Written by: @practicenurse_eva A Little About Me Hi everyone, my name is Eva, or you might know me as @practicenurse_eva on Instagram. Before I jump right into being my most vulnerable self, and share my struggles (but coming out stronger on the other side), I thought it would be best to share a little bit about … Continue reading “The Raw and Real Struggles of Being a Nurse: Please Hang in There, I Promise You, You’ve Got This”

Speaking the Unspoken

Written by: Penny Hawkins, RN   My patient, Mr. W, was first seen by a social worker and a float nurse while I was on vacation. The report to me was the family wanted to transfer Mr. W to a nursing home for his death as it was bad luck culturally for him to die … Continue reading “Speaking the Unspoken”

My Relationship with Death

Written by: Emily Jamieson, RN, BSN, CHPN What does it feel like to come face-to-face with your own mortality? To stare death right in the eye and know that there is absolutely nothing you can do to stop it? As an oncology nurse, I have, unfortunately, cared for many patients in this very situation. Cancer, … Continue reading “My Relationship with Death”

New Grad Nursing Tips

Written by: Claire Lang, BSN-RN Finishing up with nursing school and passing the NCLEX is a huge accomplishment!! The cherry on top is landing your first nursing job. Try to enjoy this time, because you’ve worked so hard the past couple years to reach this point. Life as a new grad can be intimidating, but … Continue reading “New Grad Nursing Tips”

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