It appears that the American Medical Association has decided to designate obesity as a disease. So, if one in three Americans is now classified as being obese, does that mean that one in three nurses is obese as well?
Career advice -- and commentary on current healthcare news and trends for savvy 21st-century nurses and healthcare providers -- from holistic nurse career coach Keith Carlson, RN, BSN, NC-BC. Since 2005.
Thursday, June 20, 2013
The Obesity of Americans--and Nurses
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
A New Nursing Infographic
Please enjoy this infographic on the ways in which nursing is growing, changing and creating opportunity.
Friday, June 14, 2013
Burnout, Recovery and Work-Life Balance for Nurses
This weekend, I'm speaking at a regional nursing conference here in New Mexico, and the subjects of my two talks are burnout (prevention and recovery) and work-life balance. It's a sad reality that nurses need to hear about these particular issues so often, but as long as they do, I'm willing to get on that stage and preach the gospel of self-care.
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Labels: burnout, burnout prevention, burnout recovery, compassion fatigue, nurse, nurse burnout, nurse self care, nurse wellness, nurses, nursing, self-care, wellness, work-life balance
Thursday, June 13, 2013
An Unexpected Occupational Hazard: The Nurse Gets Rattled
At the rural New Mexican home where I do home-based nursing care, the pace of work and the 360-degree view of the mesas, mountains and sky is quite different from other nursing milieus. While home care may not always seem glamorous to those in the ICU, trauma or other specialties, sometimes things happen that make me realize how interesting this specialty can truly be.
Wednesday, June 05, 2013
Journey to Joy Launches on June 6th!
On June 6th, a new book about joyful transformation for women will launch worldwide. I'm proud to say that my wife, the coach Mary Rives, is one of 35 fascinating and inspiring contributing authors to what will certainly prove to be an Amazon bestseller.
Tuesday, June 04, 2013
Nurses As Connective Tissue
Last night on RN.FM Radio, we were graced with three guests, including the editor and two contributing authors from a new book, "I Wasn't Strong Like This When I Started Out: True Stories of Becoming A Nurse". It was a fascinating and inspiring conversation, to say the least.
Posted by Keith "Nurse Keith" Carlson, RN, BSN, NC-BC at 6/04/2013 06:00:00 AM No comments:
Labels: healthcare, healthcare delivery, medicine, nurse, nurse identity, nurses, nursing, nursing care, nursing identity, nursing practice
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