What do you think of when you think of a Registered Nurse (RN)? Do you think of a healer, a compassionate caregiver capable of critical thinking, planning and implementing life saving nursing care? Or do you picture a "naughty nurse" in a sexy white dress ready to give you a bed bath or a buff … Continue reading What is Nursing?
Intensive Care Units are often extremely busy, full of critically ill patients battling dis-ease: sepsis, organ failure, stroke, heart attack, respiratory failure and other life threatening disorders. In my unit, at the start of the shift, we meet as a team to discuss the state of the unit and who will need help with the … Continue reading Keep Calm and Nurse On