Yesterday I shared the story from a Critical Care Nurse on what it means to help the lives of others. Today, I want to share a video story that I came across several months ago entitled, ‘It’s a nurse.” I caught this video by way of social media and it is the voice of a… Read more
The first story I want to share for Nurses Week is that of a critical care nurse, Stephanie Thomas Joyce. Stephanie is a Registered Nurse at Elliot Health System in New Hampshire. She wrote the featured post below recently on social media and I found her words to capture those thoughts that many nurses have… Read more
Nurses Week runs from May 6th through May 12th and it is a celebratory week for the 3.6 million nurses that are in the United States. Last year, we highlighted some nursing pioneers. This year, we are highlighting one of the most influential roles nurses can have on others: the ability for nurses to save… Read more
Nurses that provide direct care to patients strive to put their patients first. The patients are why nurses do the work they do each day. Yet, nursing care is not seamless. You may not be aware but nurses are constantly faced with challenges that get in the way with delivering the care patients deserve each day.
In the past, I taught Health and Nursing Informatics to graduate (Master’s and Doctoral) students. Many times the students came into the course with very little knowledge of what the course was about or the scope of practice within informatics. We often started the course with a question, “What is Informatics?”