What if we put CARE back in healthCARE?

As a nurse, I am often asked what I think is wrong with healthcare? How can it be fixed? Can it be fixed? I always quickly retort with, “The problem with healthcare is that no one seems to care anymore. Remember, it is called health CARE?”. Although it usually gets a chuckle, I really do

Updated EKG visualization video – another classic!

So, if you have had me as instructor for your cardiac section, I probably made you watch THIS VIDEO. A classic film demonstrating what the heart is doing during various cardiac cycles. Well, look what I came upon… an updated version! This is perfect for students who are visual learners…. or nurses who just want

Five Tips to Survive Nursing School Clinicals

You get your assignment for the day and go out to find you patients. Your stress level and anxiety is through the roof. What if the nurse assigned to my patients does not like me? What will my instructor think of me? And what if my patient yells at me?? Or worse, doesn’t like me?