How To Find A Private Duty Nurse?
One of the most common questions I get asked is “How can I find a private nurse who works for a trustworthy nurse concierge company to help care for me or my loved ones?” There are a few ways to approach this. Many people don’t realize that they can hire a registered nurse outside of […]
Why Everyone Needs A Nurse Advocate.
When healthcare has your head spinning, or leaves you feeling vulnerable, one of the best sources of support is a nurse advocate. This is a nurse who works independent of a hospital or practice, and functions as your eyes, ears, and voice. Typically, a nurse advocate has many years of clinical experience, advanced education, or […]
When Is RSV Season?
What is RSV? Is it a dragon? Is it the Night King? No, it’s RSV and the RSV season is coming. RSV stands for respiratory syncytial virus. RSV season typically occurs in winter months. It is a very common virus that infects our respiratory tract. There are people who are extremely susceptible to this very […]
Why I Became A Nurse.
This playful photo is one of the fondest memories I have. It sits on my fridge and reminds me of happy days on the beach, being silly and dancing under the stars, and driving with the ocean breeze blowing in my face. She is why I became a nurse. Sofia Sophie, aka Sofia, was as […]
A Hug-Thanking Healthcare Workers
People choose to work in healthcare because they care. They care so much that they spend years developing their skills and consider themselves to be life-long learners. They put their entire heart and soul into who they become as professionals. And they care so much, that often times they will put you, the patient, before […]
Nipping The Vape In It’s Tracks
“The Vape”. This topic is now the subject of much dialogue among people around the world. The uncertainty circling it is creating a stir, and it is with good reason. We don’t know exactly what is happening and we don’t know what is to come. For a proper full disclosure, I am guilty of having […]
The Nurse Superpower
A few years back, the American Nurses’ Association coined a well-received slogan, “I am a nurse, what is your superpower?”. In truth, there is nothing superhuman about what nurses do. We simply exist as an amalgamation of honesty, innovation, compassion, astuteness, intelligence, ethics and advocacy. However, there are a handful of nurses who have true […]