Posts Tagged: nightingale apps

A School Nurse & Off Duty Nurse Make a Difference

This morning I’ll share two stories that have been in the news and continue to be in the theme of this weeks stories. I’ve provided the video stories as well as the associated media links. The first is of a school nurse who noticed a young boy’s coloring seemed out of the ordinary. New Jersey… Read more

When nursing care, intuition, and technology work together.

Today I’ll share some thoughts on one of my own experiences as a nurse on the lives of others. I’ll admit, I’ve not been in the position of having a patient in critical condition that needs life saving measures during my shift. However, there have been several instances over the course of my career where… Read more

I am a nurse (not ‘just’ a nurse).

Today I’d like to share a poem by Suzanne Gordon entitled ‘Just a Nurse’. Sometimes we (nurses) will hear this comment, ‘just a nurse’ over the course of our nursing careers. I know I’ve heard it and it has never felt great. When I have heard it, I tend to think about all the responsibilities I… Read more

“It’s a nurse.”

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

Through the Lens of a Critical Care Nurse

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