Stress is a large part of what nursing is. In nursing school I struggled a lot with managing my own stress, because this was a level of stress I had not had to endure before. Stress can come from many different aspects of the job The job itself The long hours Being in unfamiliar territory … Continue reading Dealing with Stress
Happy Thanksgiving all! Let's remember all of those nurses that are hard at work today! This year, those of us that were working on our unit had set up a potluck long in advance and will be having a wonderful feast! Dividing up all that work allowed for everyone to contribute and for there to … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!
As a brand new baby student nurse, I definitely struggled with what was necessary to have with me in my pockets on the floor. In the beginning I had WAY too much stuff in my pockets and was walking around looking like I was lumpy in all the wrong places. With time and experience I … Continue reading Things in my Pocket
Hello All! My name is Nicole, but I also go by Niki, hence the website. I am a new graduate nurse working in San Diego, CA. The exact hospital shall remain anonymous for privacy reasons at this time. 🙂 I have completed my MSN as a second degree after changing gears from Biology. SOO many … Continue reading Here goes nothing…