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Which nursing shoes are the best for black nursing?

Black nurses wear white nursing shoes, according to the nurse specialty section of the American Nurses Association's website."Black nurses have historically worn white shoes as a mark of respect to the black community, to honor their heritage, to show respect for their elders, and to represent the ideals of nursing and caregiving in America," the association's website states.The nursing shoes

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Clinical nurse specialist and nurse jackies ‘totally crazy’

Nursing students, and even some medical staff, have been sharing stories of their nurses being "crazy" at work.The nurse-led group, Nurse Jackies, has grown to more than 1,500 members across the country, and they are all passionate about helping people with mental health problems.They often share stories of a nurse getting stuck in a dark room with a patient who

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Nursing clothing: How to dress like a nurse

Nursing clothes are a key part of our day to day life.The carers who have chosen to wear them are the ones who really care about our wellbeing.With nursing degrees in nursing and nursing related professions, nursing apparel is an essential part of the way we look after our patients.Read more about nursing clothes and nursing attire.The following is a

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How to save your life after being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s

The most common reason people with Alzheimer`s disease are unable to live independently is lack of sleep.It is estimated that approximately half of people with the disease have trouble getting enough sleep.That means they may not be able to sleep at all. If you have been diagnosed with the condition, you are eligible for a special sleep aid called a napsuit. The

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“This Nurse Is the First to Use the Word ‘Lifestyle’ to Tell Me She’s Lifestyle-Eating: ‘You can’t make this shit up'”

On Wednesday, The Atlantic published a piece by writer Nancy Gibbs titled "The Nurse Is The First to Say, 'You Can't Make This Shit Up.'"Gibbs' piece, titled "This Nurses Lifestyle Is Her Own," went viral on Twitter.The piece also made it to the Huffington Post and the New York Times.In the piece, Gibbs said she became the first nursing home

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How to Be a Better Nurse in the Age of Cures

It's time to rethink your health care profession, says an article from New York City medical and nursing journal.You may have seen articles about nurses who care for patients who are suffering from dementia, but this one has to be the most inspiring and important of them all: a nurse's care for a dying patient.I know, I've heard of it.You

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What is a nurse practitioner?

The name means "medical nurse" and is used by many registered nurses.It is also the name of the role nurse practitioners are usually called.In some states, nurse practitioners also have their own nursing homes.The role is often thought of as a medical nurse practitioner (NFP), a nurse specialist (NRS), a registered nurse (RN) or a registered practical nurse (RPN). NFPs and

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