I recently read another blog about nurses being assaulted or attacked in health care.  It spoke mainly about how administration continues to not support the victims.  If you work in health care, violence is expected and accepted by administration, at least.  I am sure that the person that has been attacked disagrees. According to this […]

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Is there a difference between  control and being in control?  Has anyone ever said that you are a control freak or you have to always be in control?  Have you ever said that about someone else?  Is this a positive statement about someone or a negative one?  I guess it depends, but most of the […]

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Anger needs to be dealt with in an appropiate way when we are experiencing it.  For whatever reason, sometimes it is not.  So where does it go?    First of all it is internalized.  It is at this point that a couple of different things may happen.  Neither one is a very good option.  When […]

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What can you do if you can no change something?  I think everyone handles this issue differently.  Some people struggle and struggle to change it even if it is obvious that it can not be changed or at least changed by you.  Other people just give up and kind of disappear into the background.  Are […]

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Nurses are pretty traditional, even if they think that they are not.  Nurses learn to be nurses from the beginning of their educational program.  There is one way to do things and it is difficult for them to embrace change.  Of course change happens and nurses have to relearn and adapt, but it is not […]

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Nurses definitely need to trust each other, but they don’t.  Why not?  Unfortunately most nurses have had plenty of experiences where they are called out by management for something that another nurse complained about.  Many times it is small and insignificant and petty.  Why? Perhaps nurses have so little faith in themselves that they have […]

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