As a nurse I pride myself as having empathy for my patients and fellow nursing professionals. But do I really? Do I always meet others where they are? Or do I judge their experience compared with my own and come up lacking? Watch this three minute video and please share your comments with me. Do you think we could apply what we learn from this to prevent bullying?
Last week I posted the top four issues nurses struggle with according to my readers. I looked through my blogs over the last three years and found several that address these issues. You can find them under past blogs. Here they are: Read the rest of this entry »
Not long ago I posted this question on a popular online nursing forum: What are the major issues you have struggled with as a nurse?
Here are the top four answers:
1. Poor relationships with doctors and other nurses
2. Unsupportive nursing management and facility administration
3. Not enough time and staff to provide the best nursing care
4. Unrealistic demands from patients and families
Do you agree? What have you done to solve these challenges in your nursing career?