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Change Of Shift: The Best Of Nursing Shared (Vol. 5, No. 4)

Welcome to Change of Shift!

We have some old friends and some new additions. Our submissions cover the best of nursing and the most difficult moments. Some share successes, others could use some collegial support.

So grab a latte, put your feet up, and enjoy…



Change of Shift: Volume 5, Number 4

I love adding nursing blogs to my blogroll! This week, thanks to his CoS submission, I’ve found Stephen at  A Nurse Practitioner’s View, where he presents Team Work. When it comes to patient care, check our egos at the door.

Some teams we chose and some we’re born into, as noted in this heart-warming story from Keith at Digital Doorway, We’re All in This Together.

Nurses are expected to be super-humanly objective and non-judgmental. As this honest post from Nurse Me shows, there are limits, and don’t forget to Always Look Behind the Curtain First.

Hallelujah! No more getting ripped off by textbook prices! IsntSheLovlei spreads the good news in Hear Ye, Hear Ye, posted at the beautifully entitled The Dog Ate My Care Plan….

There’s a blogiversary in the air! Head on over and say congrats to Infusion Nurse as she announces I’m a Year Old…

Katie Morales at NursesNetwork wonders Will You Still Need Me When I’m 64? I’m not sure my body will even hold out until I’m 54!

Over at Code Blog, guest author Jennifer, RN, makes a difference when caring for a patient described as Tough and Not Very Friendly.

Edith at Caffeine and Xanax is frustrated by a difficult patient in Mr. Grouchy Pants. What part of “sign out AMA” don’t they understand?

Nurse Teeny of The Makings of a Nurse is at a crossroads and feeling Deflated. Have you ever been there?

AJN clinical editor Christine Moffa reviews an article on preventing hospital acquired infections in When Timely Nurse Removal of Urinary Catheters reduces UTI Rate at Off the Charts.

The latest podcast of Insights in Nursing is up, thanks to Jamie Davis! I was able to participate in this installment along with Susan Bindon of Lifebridge Health; our topic is Magnet Hospitals and Happy Nurses. There is some talk of “sexy” units, but I plead the fifth.


Thanks for reading this edition of Change of Shift. The next edition will be right here at Emergiblog on September 3rd. Submit via “Blog Carnival” or through the “Contact Me” link at the top of the page. I look forward to reading the next round of submissions. Many thanks to all who contributed!

*This blog post was originally published at Emergiblog*

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