1. Managing Incivility in Nursing

    Managing incivility in nursing is no easy task....but is CAN be stopped. We cannot throw our hands up and say "it is what it is...." Nurse speaker and SelfCare expert LeAnn Thieman explains what incivility, bullying and lateral violence in nursing is, and gives tips on putting an end to it. Contact …Read More

  2. Nursing Burnout and Sleep Deprivation

    Nursing burnout and sleep deprivation go hand in hand. A nurse cannot deliver what she doesn't have inside, and to be in a constant state of burnout and exhaustion is not only detrimental to him/her, it's also incredibly unsafe for patients. Visit https://www.selfcareforhealthcare.com/ to learn ways…Read More

  3. Nurse Suicides Increasing!

    Nursing is one of many occupations with increasing rates of suicide. Researchers from the University of California at San Diego conducted the first nationwide investigation into nurse suicides in more than 20 years. They found that both male and female nurses had higher rates of suicide than non-nu…Read More

  4. Not Enough Nurses Fast Enough

    Nurse practitioner is the sixth-fastest-growing career in the US, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Jobs for registered nurses and licensed practical nurses are also expected to grow at a rate higher than the national average by 2026. Every day 10,000 baby boomers turn 60;  more nurses w…Read More

  5. Exercise Outdoors

    Exercising outdoors provides more stress relief than working out indoors, according to researchers at the University of Roehampton in the U.K. The studies found the indoor groups’ stress levels were reported, on a 1-to-5 scale at 2.42 prior to exercise, falling 8% to 2.23 afterward. By contrast, t…Read More

  6. Even a Little Exercise Can Lengthen Your Life

    Exercise, even a little, can lengthen your life. Norwegian researchers also found that too much sitting was associated with a higher risk of early death. The study analyzed data from eight studies that included more than 36,000 adults, aged 40 and older, who were followed for an average of almost si…Read More

  7. Take a Walk…a Brisk Walk

    Walking is known to be one of the best exercises to stay fit, but the speed a person walks may help them live longer, according to a study at the Mayo Clinic. People, from underweight to obese, have a longer life expectancy if they walk more briskly compared to those in the same weight category who …Read More

  8. Can You “Catch up on Sleep” on Weekends?

    People who are sleep-deprived during the week often try to make up for it on weekends. But a new study suggests the tactic may not work. Researchers found that weekday sleep loss had negative effects on people's metabolism and "catch-up" sleep on the weekend didn’t reverse it. In fact, there were …Read More

  9. Many 12-hour Shift Nurses Have Second Jobs

    Newly licensed nurses are predominantly working 12-hour shifts and nearly half work overtime. And more than 1 in 10 have a second job, according to a study published in the Journal of Advanced Nursing. The study, conducted by researchers at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing in New York City, ana…Read More

  10. More Young Nurse Seek Advanced Degrees…Leaving Bedside

    More young nurses are opting to obtain advanced degrees, which will help fill gaps in primary care. But it will also take them away from the patient's bedside. Nearly 50% of millennial nurses (ages 19-36), 35% of those in Generation X (ages 37-53), and 12% of baby boomers (ages 54-71) plan to become…Read More