Nursing Hacks, Nurse, Travel NurseIn my three years of nursing practice, I have found some helpful nursing hacks. They were those taught my by seniors, and some I found myself accidentally. These nursing hacks helped me get through each procedure, basic or complicated.

Here are the following nursing hacks that might help you as well.

Warm Patient’s Vein

To start an IV line to a difficult patient, it is best to warm up the site. Use a clean washcloth or towel or you can rub your palms gently and put them on the site. Both methods make the veins dilate and pop. Read the rest of this entry »

As nurse working in the city of Al Ahsa, a progressive city in the eastern part of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, I have to go around and experience its historical site. So when we’re given a long break from work, me and my colleagues went to visit the famous Judas Cave. Read the rest of this entry »

Many nurses suffers from bullying every day, both vertically and horizontally. Nurses can be bullied by their manager or superior; and/or a colleague. As for a travel nurse, bullying is an intensified problem as she is placed in an otherwise work setting, and mostly seen as a threat to the system.

Travel nurse bullying can be prevented to improve patient safety. I will give with a few tips and facts on how to stop nurse bullying. Read the rest of this entry »

nurse bullyingJust like many nurses in the world, travel nurses come across bullying. It is, however, an intensified one.

Incidence and Prevalence

In the U.S., one in six nurses is bullied in her lifetime. But the exact figures of travel nurse bullying cannot be determined exactly as most shrug the incidents off. There are no documentation or reports given to the administrator, or HR Department.

Newbies in the nursing world say they have experienced bullying from their senior nurses.¬†According to a study, almost 90% of new nurses are at higher risks of bullying. Read the rest of this entry »

dusan-petkovic_shutterstock-com_dentistry-2As a travel nurse, you expect the unexpected especially when one department has staffing issues or if your place of work demands more of that department. True to me experience here in the land full of sands, I was assigned to the Dental Department, a week after I got my hands dirty in the Emergency Department (E.D.). Read the rest of this entry »

Travel NurseTravel nurses enjoy a number of benefits from their job, but these perks are also accompanied by frustrating things. So in this post, which took me months to post, I will share to you some of upsetting things a travel nurse encounters. Read the rest of this entry »

Goodbye Crazy Obnoxious Weird 2016!

Posted: December 31, 2016 in Nurse
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Before I will officially utter my goodbye to 2016, I want to share some things about it. Read the rest of this entry »