More Than A Five Syllable Word
So what do you think of when you hear the word "professionalism"? Professionalism is a word that can be defined many different ways depending on which profession you practice or the period of life that you occupy. How would a definition applicable to the profession of nursing read? Chances are your definition would differ somewhat from your peers. But even with those differences, the definitions are bound to reflect the pride and respect one takes in their chosen profession and practi... [More]
Preceptor. A simple, nine letter, three syllable word. It is a role that is deceptive in that it appears easy to those who have never had the privilege of fulfilling its duties. But as with most things that require talent [More]
Get ReadyHere Comes Magnet!
Get ready, because in just one week the Magnet appraisers will be doing their onsite evaluation. On a rational level most people know there is no reason to fret over the visit. Despite that, most people also feel the common anxiety that is natural whenever they are put on stage. Make no doubt; we are in fact being evaluated daily by patients and families we care for, the community we serve, and by ourselves. We have never felt inhibited by that knowledge and we should not feel inhibited by the presence of the Magnet appraisers.
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