As a nurse, you know the ins and outs of a hospital better than your average med show binge-watcher, including the moments when they add a little extra blood or romance for drama’s sake. To be fair, for a TV show to depict a profession 100 percent accurately, it would have to be a documentary, and even those are suspect at times. But there are some shows that push the envelope of believability when it comes to the goings-on of hospital life, especially when the viewer is in the know. See if your favorite medical show made it on the list of questionable TV hospitals.
Treating patients facing the twilight moments of their lives shares a valuable perspective with those who care for them. If you desire to learn how to live life more fully, take some lessons from people who appreciate its lasting value.
Here are six powerful lessons that hospice patients teach us about life.
While we embrace the notion that nurses are superheroes, we’re also like everybody else.
Most of us would like nothing more than to be home with family, eating delicious food, laughing at old stories and making new memories during the holidays.
With hospitals offering great compensation packages, huge signing bonuses and luxury services for employees, it’s a good time to be a nurse.
If you aren’t much of a chatterbox and constant socializing sucks the energy out of you, you’re not alone.