It is time to show your hard-working nursing staff some appreciation this summer. It need not be expensive, and it is a fantastic way to increase engagement while decreasing turnover. Nurses deserve appreciation, so consider these ways to show your nurses you appreciate their service without damaging your budget. Create a Nurse of the Month…

Burnout is much more than feeling tired as a nurse. It is an emotional, mental, and physical reaction to stress. The demands of the nursing profession can pile up on you rapidly, and you can quickly feel unappreciated and overworked. You might also be experiencing the following: • Dread going to work • Mentally check…

As a front-line clinician, your shifts as a nurse certainly include interaction with patients’ families. Visits from family and friends are beneficial for the patient and welcomed in health care facilities most of the time. However, a hospital can be a highly emotional environment, and it can make handling some of the visitors a challenge….

Health care is a career with vast rewards. Unfortunately, it also puts one’s health at risk with the physical demands of crowded hospitals, the stress of long shifts, and working closely with very ill patients. Although many health care facilities are progressing to prevent injury and illness, much more work remains. Here are four ways…