Posts tagged as:

nurses week

Great Nurses in History

by Jeremy Winograd on May 4, 2018

No Gravatar

nurses weekIn our book, every nurse is a hero (well, almost every nurse). Despite the job’s obvious value on an individual and societal level—you know, saving lives and what not—it can sometimes feel thankless when you’re doing it. Nurses don’t always get the tremendous amount of credit they’re due for keeping the healthcare system running, which can be discouraging. That’s why, this National Nurses Week, we are highlighting ten renowned nurses who made major and lasting impacts on not just their profession, but on the course of history. While every nurse makes a difference in some way, the legacies of these ladies (and one fella) serve as benchmarks to aspire to. Make sure you read on to the end, as there’s a special contest for those who are nursing history buffs! [continue reading…]

0

{ 5 comments }

Lessons Real Nurses Can Learn from Fictional Ones

by Jeremy Winograd on May 5, 2017

No Gravatar

nurses week tv nursesNational Nurses Week affords our nation’s nurses some much-deserved recognition. After all, considering everything nurses do in terms of patient care, administrative work, and generally acting as the gears that make our medical system run, they rarely get the credit they earn day in and day out. On the other hand, fictional movie and TV nurses often successfully capture viewers’ hearts and imaginations, at times shaping public perception of real-life nurses and what they do. So perhaps there are a few things nurses can learn from their large and small screen counterparts that will make their patients and the general population more appreciative of their hard work? To find out which of those lessons might be most relevant, let’s take a look at a random sampling of famous fictional nurses to see what positive attributes you as a non-fictional nurse can absorb from them – and which negative ones you should seek to avoid. [continue reading…]

0

{ 10 comments }

Happy Nurses Week!

by Howard Gerber on May 6, 2016

No Gravatar

SUN_NURSES_WEEK_BLOG

It’s true. Nursing is a work of heart. It’s also a work of hearts working together. In life, we encounter some of the most influential people where we work, no matter if they are our colleagues, supervisors, or simply those people we come across from time to time.

Is there an influential figure in your nursing career? Someone who has helped you get to where you are today? In a comment below, tell us about that person and you will be automatically entered to win a $100 Amazon gift certificate as part of our National Nurses Week celebration!

On behalf of all of us at Sunbelt Staffing, thank you for your hard/heart work, nurses!

1+

{ 6 comments }

Celebrate Nurses!

by Howard Gerber on May 5, 2011

No Gravatar

National Nurses Day is May 6 and National Nurses Week is celebrated from May 6 to May 12. Learn more about the history of this celebration and use some of these celebratory ideas to help plan a celebration for your coworkers or yourself. [continue reading…]

0

{ 0 comments }