NAA Today Blog

Work Culture

Nurse staffing ratios: What is the 2018 Massachusetts ballot question all about?

...
Hits: 290 0 Comments
0
Continue reading
 
Funnybone 0

Interview with The Murses.

The Murses’ is a video originally posted way back in 2011 by a group of six (then) student nurses in California who were given the nickname ‘The Murses’ by fellow classmates.
I still think its a pretty funny video, so check it out…. and don’t forget to watch through to the bloopers at the end.

Shortly after the video was originally posted I managed to snag a short interview with one of the Murses.
I am assuming all the Murses completed their studies and are now 4 years post graduate, well into their nursing careers.
Whatever happened to that follow up movie guys?

...
Hits: 3024 0 Comments
0
Continue reading

Posted by on in Work Culture

In part 1 of Climbing out of the Bully Pit, I discussed the bulling behaviours of nurses and their effects on the individual through the lens of my own experiences.
In part 2, I offer some suggestions on what I consider important strategies to help you climb out of the pit.

...
Hits: 3683 0 Comments
0
Continue reading

I have written about the impact of bullying behaviours on our profession before.
And I have asked the question: is it really as bad as this?

...
Hits: 4088 0 Comments
0
Continue reading

Posted by on in Work Culture

Filtering through the piles of stories shared by nurses on social media, it is not difficult to conclude that there is something unsettling about the culture of the nursing profession. Drawn to the concept of caring, many nurses will describe for you a passion for service; caring for the sick, injured, and underserved. When asked, many nurses share their desires to work as healthcare professionals in hopes of comforting those who suffer, administering life-saving services, helping others, and changing lives.

...
Hits: 6056 0 Comments
0
Continue reading