Fri.May 10, 2024

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Why Finding a Nursing Community Is Important

Minority Nurse

Busy nurses don ’ t always seek out professional organizations or groups dedicated to nursing, and for valid reasons. They need more time or energy to devote to a group, the meetings are inconvenient, or they see it as an extension of work. However, joining a nursing community is one of the most powerful personal and career moves a nurse can make. “The importance of community is relevant to nurses at all levels of their careers,” says Gloria E.

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Anne Boykin Institute for the Advancement of Caring in Nursing (ABI) Summer Academy: June 20-21, 2024 – “Earth Caring: Tending our Common Home”


The Anne Boykin Institute was founded in 2012 to be a global catalyst for promoting the universal visibility and significance of caring in nursing. The mission of the ABI is to provide leadership for nursing education, practice and research grounded in caring science and to promote the valuing of caring across disciplines.


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Bird Flu Is Bad for Poultry and Dairy Cows. It’s Not a Dire Threat for Most of Us — Yet.

American Nurse

Headlines are flying after the Department of Agriculture confirmed that the H5N1 bird flu virus has infected dairy cows around the country. Tests have detected the virus among cattle in nine states, mainly in Texas and New Mexico, and most recently in Colorado, said Nirav Shah, principal deputy director at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at a May 1 event held by the Council on Foreign Relations.

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Handling Heartache: Navigating Loss as a Young Nurse

Daily Nurse

When you enter nursing, you’re driven by a desire to help, heal, and make a difference in the lives of those you care for. However, an aspect of the job that can catch many off guard is the certainty of facing loss. Despite every effort, the harsh reality is that not all patients can be saved. This is a tough pill to swallow, especially for those just beginning their journey in healthcare.

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Fertility Benefits for Every Age: A HR Roadmap from Gen Z to Baby Boomers

Speaker: Lauri Armstrong, SHRM-SCP - Sr. Director, People Operations at Carrot Fertility

Today’s workforce includes multiple generations of employees all looking for something different from their benefits package. While meeting these disparate needs can be challenging, a comprehensive fertility benefit can support everyone from junior staffers learning about their fertility health to senior leadership managing menopause and low testosterone symptoms.

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The Power of Compassion: Building Therapeutic Relationships with Patients

Diversity Nursing

In the bustling world of healthcare, amidst the flurry of medical charts, diagnostic tests, and treatment plans, it's easy to overlook one of the most potent tools in a Nurse's arsenal; compassion. Yet, it's this quality that often makes the crucial difference in patient outcomes and satisfaction. Let's delve into the profound impact of compassionate care and explore strategies for fostering strong therapeutic relationships with patients and families, even amid challenging circumstances.

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Laugh Your Stethoscopes Off with Nurse Comedian Kelli Dunham’s Latest Comedy Show

Minority Nurse

Laughter is the best medicine for Kelli Dunham, RN, BSN, a NYC-based nurse, comedian, and writer who has been performing comedy as a nursing side gig for 25 years to help nurses deal with the profession’s stress. Dunham’s latest show she wrote and is performing in is called Second Helping: Two Dead Lovers, Dead Funny. Dunham will be performing in NYC, on the Lower East Side’s Caveat on May 18th at 4 pm (with a virtual option May 18th).

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Debunking Travel Nursing Myths: Nurturing Mental Health Amidst the Journey

The Gypsy Nurse

Uniti Med provided this article. As Mental Health Awareness Month unfolds, it’s the perfect time to shine a light on the realities of travel nursing while championing the well-being of healthcare professionals. Amidst the whirlwind of travel assignments, it’s crucial to tackle the misconceptions or travel nursing myths that often cloud this exciting career path.

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HL Shorts: Implementing Technology Alongside Nurses

Health Leaders | Nursing

Nurses should give their input on new technologies that are meant to help them. On this week’s episode of HL Shorts, we hear from Lisa Stephenson, chief nursing informatics officer at Houston Methodists, about how CNOs and CNIOs can implement new technology so it doesn't become a burden on staff. Tune in to hear her insights.