The Observant Nurse.
What is innovation? Specifically, what is innovation in nursing? I find innovation to be very broad. I find it useful to simplify innovation as the creation or implementation of an idea or service into practice for the sake of improvement. It is that last part that can contribute to innovation being so broad. Improvement can […]
As a nurse we can be afraid to use the phrase, “I don’t know.” Whether it is in the classroom or in clinical practice, the phrase suggests a vulnerability to the listener. Fear of acknowledging that we don’t know something can invoke feelings of shame, ignorance, or lack of confidence. From personal experience, I have […]
This is phrase that I have despised as I have moved through my nursing career. The phase is chiding in nature, but easy to say, especially for our non-nursing colleagues. Personally, I find in to be a reducing statement that fits with the pattern of subjugation nurses have historically endured. It is hard as a […]