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  1. COVID Forever Changed Our Society

    The truth will eventually come out about the Covid pandemic. Not fake news, not misinformation, but the most unvarnished truth. The pandemic and our society’s reaction to it are being studied and will be for years to come. How it started, how politic...
  2. Jenna Arsenault

    COVID: It's Time to be Outspoken

    I Am Sick of this Virus To say that I am sick of COVID-19 is an understatement. Thankfully I haven’t been physically sick from COVID-19 but the mental anguish has been significant. It’s been a year and a half of uncertainty, fear, isolation, anxi...
  3. At War With Ourselves

    I’ve never seen anything like it. As a 72-year old woman and an RN for over 50 years, our current nursing climate has shocked and stunned me. I have lost faith in too many regular every day human beings. My strengths as a nurse and just as a woman...
  4. hppygr8ful

    Imagine If You Will...

  5. Anyone get their Booster yet?

    I'm scheduled for 11/3- the day before my bday- hopefully I do not feel crummy the next day. I was tired and had a headache after my first two but nothing terrible, and Moderna is a half dose for the booster so hopefully won't be too bad. I have ha...
  6. Brenda Montoya

    A Nurse's Power to Turn the Tide of COVID

    COVID-19 has been an active virus in the United States for twenty-one months. When the first documented case appeared in January 2020, the average American would have never imagined the sequella now raging through the country. No training or experi...
  7. Sara R

    One Patient at a Time

    “Can I ask you something?” At this point in the pandemic, I already know this question is coming. In my role as a telephone triage nurse I’ve had this conversation with so many patients today, I’ve lost count. I’ve already rattled off the CDC ...
  8. I went to the funeral of a former coworker who died, and was covid positive. This person was in their 20s. I learned that the family had requested an autopsy that had been denied by the coroner. This was because the patient was covid positive. The fa...
  9. In spite of the gravity of the pandemic, the unvaccinated continue to hold a strong conviction that it is not the right decision for them. As of May 2021, 37% of the US had not received one vaccine despite it being available and accessible1. For them...
  10. Read in entirety: People Who Believe in COVID-19 Conspiracies More Likely to Catch Virus: Study - Medscape - Nov 02, 2021.
  11. This essay has turned out to be one of the most difficult ones I’ve ever written and, hopefully, will ever have to write. It has been difficult not only because it requires ruminating on the devastation that is the Coronavirus Disease 2019, but also...
  12. Nurse Writing Nook

    Basic Life Support for Nurses’ Mental Health

    At the start of the Covid-19 Pandemic, employers wanted to help us. Right? That’s what they claimed, anyway. They were providing therapy and someone to talk to. While I’m not dismissing therapy, as it can be helpful and it’s strongly recommended, I’m...
  13. MEDICAL ASSISTANTS DRAWING VACCINES IN TEXAS

    I have a question for Texas nurses, ma’s, providers; because it’s become a concern. 1. Can medical assistants “draw up” vaccines in Texas ie: COVID 19 vaccines???? According to my research they are trained and checked off drawing and administ...
  14. Many across America heard the refrain “are we there yet?” over this Summer as road trips and family outings finally occurs after months of hiatus. Attempting to get back into some semblance of normalcy for ourselves and our families, many headed to l...
  15. Like many registered nurses I have been working with the elevated level of stress since Covid-19 had started in March of 2020. The hospital that I work for was on point with attempting to provide safe PPE and regular updates through emails from the i...
  16. I am a pediatric pulmonary nurse coordinator and remain per diem as a bedside NICU nurse. I made the decision to get vaccinated a couple of months after it became available at my hospital. As the vaccine was brand new, I put a lot of thought and rese...
  17. Patient gasping for breath while denying they have Covid, yet seeking medical care but trying to dictate to the medical professionals! It’s bizarre to see a Covid patient deny Covid exists while gasping for breath | The Guardian Is this cog...
  18. 4 Strategies to Avoid Nursing Burnout During COVID-19

    Covid-19 has significantly impacted healthcare in multiple ways. There are supply chain shortages and there are staffing shortages. Some facilities are over capacity and some areas are working under crisis standards of care. People are dying in recor...
  19. It is no secret that in today’s world we are living in an age of misinformation. From social media platforms that tend to create echo chambers and house self-proclaimed experts promoting their personal beliefs, to conspiracy theories and seemingly po...
  20. The SARS-CoV-2, aka COVID-19, was first discovered in 2019 in Wuhan, China, and has killed more than 742,000 people in the United States and 4. 9 million people worldwide. The pandemic has placed a tremendous strain on our health care system. In the ...
  21. For a Covid patient. WOW! is this world coming to? LOL, my W T F was changed to WOW! LOL Helena hospital says staff were "harassed and threatened" over COVID-19 patient treatment
  22. Steven Arthur LaTulippe spread COVID-19 dis-information. Is this good for the healthcare industry? Read in its entirety: Doctor Who Claimed Masks Hurt Health Loses License
  23. Covid Abuse!

    A man in Canada has punched a nurse in the face for giving his wife a Covid vaccine. Just wondering what sort of abuse has other nurses suffered from the public or even patients and it doesn't have to be just giving Covid vaccines. Man pu...
  24. Yes, I'm Vaxxed But...

    I remember being taught in nursing school the rights of medication administration - Right patient Right medication Right dose Right route Right time Right documentation Right situation Right place ...
  25. Kilbourn Word Slinger

    COVID Myth-Busters

    I posed this question to family and friends, why did you choose not to be vaccinated? Below are the answers I received. I have researched the myths and arrived at the facts from reliable sources we, as healthcare professionals, look to daily. My g...