Author: Gabby Correia

How To Manage Compassion Fatigue

Taking care of people in distress day in and day out and witnessing their pain and suffering can have a negative impact on healthcare providers. Especially if you feel like you have to do it all and end up taking on more than you can handle. Nurses can experience burnout and compassion fatigue when they are spread too thin and stress starts getting to them. This feeling of exhaustion can have a negative effect on the quality of care they provide to their patients. For more news, views and funny stuff follow Nurses & Murses on Facebook: It is...

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Nurses Are Most Likely To Commit Suicide

High suicide rates amongst those working in the healthcare industry are shown to be linked to high-stress levels combined with easy access to drugs. For more news, views and funny stuff follow Nurses & Murses on Facebook: Nurses are four times more likely to commit suicide than those individuals that don’t work in healthcare. A study analyzing the deaths from suicide in different occupational group shows that the suicide risk in female healthcare professionals is 24% higher than the female average. “Male and female carers had a risk of suicide that was almost twice the national average.” Most nurse suicide deaths were caused...

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20+ Funniest Nursing Memes That Show Laughter Is The Best Medicine

After that shift you just had, you deserve a good laugh. We’ve collected 22 of the funniest nursing memes just for you! Take a load off and enjoy these memes because laughter is the best medicine! For more news, views and funny stuff follow Trending Nurses on Facebook: 22 Hilarious Memes About Nurses: 1. I Can’t Breathe   2. Age Is Just a Number   3. Dirty Laundry   4. Yeah, Baby!   5. Lost Pen   6. Ativan   7. Late Night   8. Messy Business   9. Eww   10. Too Tired Related: 5 Nursing Jokes That Will...

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Nurse Lets Veteran Die While She Plays Video Games During Her Shift

In July of 2016 Vietnam veteran, Bill Nutter died at the Bedford VA Medical Center when his nurse aid failed to check up on him during her night shift because she was too busy playing video games. Bill Nutter,68, required 24-hour monitoring and needed to be checked on, on an hourly basis because of his arrhythmia his heart could stop without warning. For more news, views and funny stuff follow Nurses & Murses on Facebook: In Vietnam, Nutter served as a door gunner where he was exposed to the toxic herbicide called Agent Orange. It was used to strip the trees of...

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10+ Awesome Nursing Jobs

The nursing profession can take on many roles, some you might not even know existed. Whether you just finished nursing school or if you are an experienced nurse looking for something a little different, there is bound to be something for every taste, expertise, and background. For more news, views and funny stuff follow Nurses & Murses on Facebook: Here is a list of awesome nursing jobs you probably haven’t considered: 1. Forensic Nursing Why not combine your interest in criminal investigation with a career in nursing? Forensic nurses help treat injuries of individuals that have been involved in...

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