Tag: training

Why do nurses eat their young?

Why do nurses eat their young?

It is the industry’s dirty little secret: Nurses aren’t always nice to each other. In an environment where teamwork and trust are key for patient safety, this unfriendliness should never be tolerated. But it happens. I have always struggled with the cultural issue in our…

Six links to free training to meet your compliance needs!

Six links to free training to meet your compliance needs!

  I don’t know about you, but I find staff training challenging.  I’m NOT Oprah.  (YOU  get to learn about emergencies…lol!) I have this list of everything staff need to know that I’ve built from the compliance documents, use it to train new staff, and…

Who is Anita Dorr and why should you thank her?

Who is Anita Dorr and why should you thank her?

  This is a picture of Anita Dorr.I recently learned that it turns out that Anita started out as an OR nurse, became a nursing supervisor, then joined the Army Nurse Corps to care for the injured during World War II.  When she returned from…

Feed your hungry in-service binder

Feed your hungry in-service binder

In-services.  We all know the importance of training our staff, keeping them updated and communicating regularly.  If you are like me, You swear you just had an in-service recently, go back to your records, and time has flown by.  Could that last documented in-service really have…