Empowering Nurses at the Bedside and in Business

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Why I Think Nurses’ Day Should Be Everyday!

I’ve told you more than once that I believe nurses are the hardest working people on Earth! You cannot pay most people enough money to do what nurses everywhere do every day and with a smile on their face. Nurses should be celebrated every day because they made it through nursing school. Nursing schools are one of the most difficult […]

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Does One Bad Apple Spoil the Whole Bunch?

I recently watched a movie on Netflix, THE GOOD NURSE, which is based on a true story. Have you seen it? If you have not and plan to, please be warned this article contains spoilers. What I liked about this story is that it focused on the good nurse, Amy Loughan, rather than her fellow nurse, Charles Cullen, who we […]

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Nurses Killed in the Line of Duty

I was sickened in learning of the death of psychiatric nurse practitioner June Onkundi who had started her job at the Freedom House Recovery Center in Durham, North Carolina only 3 months ago. Ms. Onkundi, married with 4 children, was fatally stabbed while doing the work that she loved by the patient, James Gomes, a man who spent half of […]

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Nurses In Dire Need

You’re a charge nurse on a Saturday night in a short-staffed (5 nurses) Washington state emergency room with 45 patients in the waiting room!  What would you do? One brave nurse finally had enough and decided to call 9-1-1 to ask for help from the fire and rescue team.  Two firefighters went to the hospital and for almost 2 hours […]

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The Criminalization Of Nursing Care Keeps Coming.

DonQuenick Joppy was a good nurse who received three Daisy Awards while working at the Medical Center of Aurora in Colorado where she was the only black nurse on staff.  Sadly, she was frequently humiliated and ignored by many of her coworkers and was denied growth opportunities. At the Center, Ms. Joppy was assigned three patients in the ICU where […]

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