For over a year and a half now, healthcare professionals have been working on the frontlines of this pandemic, faithfully tending to infected patients. Even with the rise of new variants and new findings, the healthcare industry has remained steady and constant in its care for those who need it. Here are three ways healthcare professionals have been and still are heroes to society:
Whether it’s the connections we get to make with patients or the joy of seeing someone recover with our help, nursing comes with many rewards that keep us coming back each day. However, working in healthcare can be emotionally, mentally, and physically draining. So, what do we do when we need to be inspired? We take some time for self-care and curl up with a good book.
If you’re looking for a good read, check out this list of some fun, inspiring, and meaningful books about nursing:
It’s no secret that there’s been a monumental uptick in COVID cases as the winter closes in. Of course, this challenge coupled with the seasonal rise in flu cases can mean higher-than-normal staffing shortages. That’s why it’s critical to create a response plan so that your clinic can handle anything winter throws at you.
Sometimes, it’s nice to feel validated. And what better way than to find out that the struggles you experience are common to others? If you’re a nurse, you know that there are a lot of misconceptions about your profession, including the five that we’ll discuss below. Read on to hear what nurses wish others knew…