Welcome to the first 2016 installment of Nurse Chronicles. If you missed the fourth edition, click here Nurse Chronicles, Volume 4: Funny & Touching Stories From the Lives of Passionate Nurses Nurse Chronicles is about creating a space where nurses can talk about the good the bad and the ugly.
Today, nurse and author Cindy Balch shares her perspective on how nurses embrace what often feels the worst moments of their patients’ lives, death and her Christian faith.
This is a great read, so steal a couple minutes from your busy day, grab a snack and enjoy.
(If you have a story to share, whether funny, sad, happy or mad, two sentences or two pages, share it! You can tell us who you are or you can remain anonymous, it’s up to you.
Send it in, along with your name and position. Or if you wish to remain anonymous, just give us your position and location (City, State). Email your stories to firstname.lastname@example.org)
We're not too far into 2016, and many of us nurses are looking to it as a fresh new start and a brand new lease on life.
Just one problem.
As many of you know, the inspiration and motivation to keep up with your new year hopes and dreams often dies out before you’ve even had the chance to make a dent in them.
This image was provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities.
As health professionals, many have heard a lot of buzz about the Zika Virus. It’s a disease that’s not exactly new, but the details as to “where” the virus is showing up and “how” it’s transmitted have taken a drastic turn.