This Thing is Real

I am already tired, and it's only the beginning of April I'm already tired, and I haven't seen a single positive case on my ward, I'm already tired, we're just getting started,  I'm already tired... Every where I go, its Covid this, Covid that,  I can't escape it, its my life at work My life … Continue reading This Thing is Real

Mental Health is for all, including you, the Caregiver

I recently attended a 5 day workshop with Alberta Health Services called Clinical Foundations. One of the topics that the workshop covered was "Care for the Clinician". This one really struck me in the heart strings. You know when you get goosebumps when you hear something profound, or something just moves you... During this workshop, … Continue reading Mental Health is for all, including you, the Caregiver

What’s the difference between an LPN & an RN?….And a little bit of why I’m a mad LPN.

Oh the famous question. What is the difference between an LPN and an RN? It seems like a loaded question, but its really not. At least not in Alberta. And we need to just focus on our province of Alberta right now, cause thats where I live, and well thats sort of part of the … Continue reading What’s the difference between an LPN & an RN?….And a little bit of why I’m a mad LPN.

Canadian Nurses Play Poker on Breaks

Winner takes stable patients, loser gets to float on Medicine! I'm just kidding! Apparently Senator Walsh would beg to differ... When I heard about Senator Walsh's comments; I wanted to know what brought on her talk about nurses. After doing some light reading I discovered from Forbes.com that... "Washington State Senator Maureen Walsh said the … Continue reading Canadian Nurses Play Poker on Breaks

For the Baby Nurses (cause I’m NOT a baby anymore) 6 Things I’ve Learned.

For all the baby nurses out there. The ones who are just beginning their new adventure in life sitting in the classroom wondering what the heck they just got themselves into. To the ones who are halfway done school and just eager to finish, and to the ones who are finished school and waiting for … Continue reading For the Baby Nurses (cause I’m NOT a baby anymore) 6 Things I’ve Learned.