The Everyday Racism Preventing Nurses From Doing Their Best Work: Part II

While our last post brought to attention the concerning pattern of racism faced by nurses of color, sometimes with disturbing frequency, this second part hopes to propose some solutions. While the true heart of the problem – systemic racism – isn’t something easily tackled, or something that promises to go away anytime soon, there are [...]

By | July 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Everyday Racism Preventing Nurses From Doing Their Best Work: Part I 

Ask any nurse of color her or his experiences of racism on the job, and you’re bound to hear dozens of painful stories. Tales of patients and their families hurling racial slurs, mistaking nurses for cleaning staff, and refusing care because of a medical professional’s race are all things that still happen in American hospitals. [...]

By | July 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Importance of Self-Care When Caring for Others, Part II: Effects and Solutions

As our last blog post made clear, the types of health concerns nurses may face are vast and not always easily solved. Whether a nurse is dealing with a concerning amount of physical activity, unsafe environments, lack of sleep, irregular and unhealthy diet, poor quality of life, or some terrible combination, the effects can be [...]

By | July 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Pros and Cons of Smartphone Use by Nurses on Duty

Smartphones have altered the way of life in the United States and across the globe, affecting everything from how we navigate to how we date. While opinions vary on whether or not these devices’ benefits outweigh the risks they pose, one often forgotten sphere that is important to consider is that occupied by nurses. Nurses, [...]

By | July 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments