Lifestyle

Ways to Practice Self Care

Day 14 of the #NurseBlogger challenge! As much as we wish it was smooth sailing and sunshine all the days of our life, the truth is...life is hard work. How do you make it through the hard days? Self. Care. That's how. Take care of yourself first! You should be your #1 priority. Self care… Continue reading Ways to Practice Self Care

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Best Advice a Patient Ever Gave Me

Day 11 of the #NurseBlogger challenge! Over the course of my career working as a tech (about 15 months), I have come into contact with thousands of patients: old, young, sick, dying, on drugs, demented, all of the above. My experience as a tech working in the ER has been amazing and I wouldn't change… Continue reading Best Advice a Patient Ever Gave Me

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What’s In My Work Bag?!

Day 9 of the #NurseBlogger challenge! I work in the Emergency Room as a nurse tech. My roles as a tech are similar to that of the nurses besides the obvious, not being able to pass medications, among other things. We work together as a team in the ER and generally get everything completed together.… Continue reading What’s In My Work Bag?!

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5 Current Goals

Day 7 of the #NurseBlogger challenge! I am definitely a goal-oriented person. I set goals for myself all the time. At any given time I have "daily goals," "weekly goals," or long-term goals. Creating goals helps me to stay on track for getting myself where I want to be. What are 5 goals that I… Continue reading 5 Current Goals