Well off down the rabbit hole I go, all it takes is one article to pique my interest. Image source So for all of you who work on the front lines this new term will effect your working. It doesn't matter in which area you work, if you deal with patients, or their families this … Continue reading What is the ‘nocebo effect?
So as I always do I updated my Goodreads account when I finished reading another book, the difference being today that I want add some additional thoughts. And please- skip this post if you are planning or working through this book and we can get together to chat when you're done! Small Great Things by … Continue reading Book Review: Small Great Things
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Let me first say, Happy Nursing week to all the nurse's out there!! I send a virtual high-five your way -- It's a pleasure to work with you! Source via Facebook Did you know that nursing week is this week in particular each year because it falls on the Birthday of Florence Nightengale. Want a … Continue reading The ah’ha moment
My current RN position is within walking distance of home so I have amp'd up my steps by commuting by foot. As you can see I also killed it on Sunday, sadly no golfing last weekend I worked a day shift... I know, a 12 hr day.. who am I ? One thing I do … Continue reading Working with Public Health
I suppose that since my last post was related to the success of 2016 I should begin to say that 2017 has NOT been so boring, awful or depressing that I have nothing to say. Quite the opposite. The short version is that back in Hamilton I spent twelve weeks learning with Hamilton Public Health, then … Continue reading After a long hiatus…
Well it should come as no surprise to anyone that I did infact make it home to Hamilton nearly one month ago - bad blogger for not sharing. The drive was slow going as the weather was quite stormy. I completed the drive from Sioux Lookout to Thunder Bay alone sent the night in the … Continue reading 2016 Year in Review
Well now I just have to pack, but it's way easier to pack to go home then I'm sure it was when I was packing to come here (did that make sense... need another coffee..) Anyway I'll give ya a little update of my weekend then get back to it! So my final ER shift … Continue reading My work here… is done
So I've been north of the wall 12 weeks now -- aside from my September wedding/hockey weekend hiatus. Reflecting on it all -- I can't believe it! Now as I come into my final week'ish here before driving home, I am experiencing alot of downtime. Term assignments are for the most part all in and … Continue reading Downtime
Some of you may not know, but back in the early days of my nursing career I was known by some as a "clurse" or "nerk". I was working regular part time as a ward clerk in the ER and also as an RPN, but mostly in another hospital. Most of the nursing I did … Continue reading Leaving on a jetplane