Digital Doorway

Blog URL:http://digitaldoorway.blogspot.com
Blog Tags:nursing, health, health care, medicine, spirituality, life, personal reflection, philosophy
Country:United States

Views and commentary on life, healthcare, nursing, philosophy and spirituality from an experienced nurse living an unusual life.



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Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) are an increasingly important fixture within the 21st-century American healthcare system and nursing profession. Full practice authority is a central key to APRNs’ ability to fulfill the needs of the Amer...

Have you ever wondered when it's time to quit your nursing job and move on? Are you stuck in a job, uncertain where to go next as a nurse? Or do you just need a change of scenery? It's all about timing, self-care, finances, lifestyle and workstyle, c...

Although Nurses Week is long over, the public face of nursing still needs a regular shot in the arm so that the public knows what nurses actually do. As nurses, do we describe our work in a way that gets the point across? Does the public know that we...

Collaboration among nurses and other healthcare professionals is central to the delivery of patient care. According to Merriam Webster's online dictionary, collaborate is defined "to work jointly with others or together especially in an int...

Ask just about anyone what a nurse does and where a nurse works, and the general response is, "Oh, she works in a hospital." Apropos of that statement, when I tell someone I'm a nurse, they generally say, "So, do you work at the hospital?" I have not...

At a time in history when "selfies" are dominant in the depiction of our lives (and the potential measurement of our worth), the most important selfie for a nurse to take is on the inside, not the outside.Selfies are part of our 21st-century culture,...

Graduating from nursing school and becoming a new nurse is a remarkable accomplishment that can generate excitement, fear and loathing, anxiety, joy, and all manner of both positive and negative emotions. With new nurses abandoning their nursing care...