New to Nursing? 4 Pieces of Advice Nursing Grads Need to Know!

The first few years of nursing are no picnic. Nursing is a challenging and emotionally taxing profession that can be overwhelming for a new nurse. From day one, you must hold the lives of others in your hands. It is an enormous undertaking, and it is easy to beat yourself up for not being perfect….

Where Do You Find the Motivation to Provide Quality Care?

There are many opportunities for a nurse to use her story to inform her daily actions, to bring meaning to her work, and to be a well to draw motivation from. In the medical field, you are taught (and encouraged, in fact) to distance yourself from patients. Constantly providing physical care for people is draining,…

(Writer’s note: I conducted this interview last winter.  To listen to the podcast with my guest, please click here for Episode 2:  Transitioning into a non-clinical nursing career.)  As I walked into the library big puffy snowflakes coated my jacket. I was thankful that my guest could make the podcast despite the wintry conditions. My…