National Nurses Week 2017: So – Why Nursing?

National Nurses Week 2017: So - Why Nursing? National Nurses’ Week begins May 6 and ends on Florence Nightingale’s birthday May 12, a celebration demonstrating appreciation and acknowledgment for nurses. Through the years, many folks promoted recognizing nurses, and it was President Ronald Reagan who signed a proclamation declaring May…

MythBusted: We Are Not Our Uniforms

Sherry Lynn Jones, EdD, RN will be presenting, “MythBusted: We Are Not Our Uniforms” at the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation’s 14th World Congress on Stress, Trauma, and Coping on May 6, 2017, in Baltimore, MD. The following is an excerpt from that workshop. For more information see http://icisfworldcongress.org/. Who am I?…

Your Nursing Career Plan

Planning your nursing career is a continuous process rather than a one-time event. It requires self-assessment and goal setting, attention and nurturing at every stage in your nursing career: entry, advancement, specializing and retirement. Your nursing career plan should be dynamic and stimulating, and responsive to changing circumstances in your…