Nursing Posts on Medivizor
Navigation Menu

Nursing Posts on Medivizor

Thank You Nurses: International Nurses Day

Thank You Nurses:  International Nurses Day

Posted by on May 12, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

One Courageous Act “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage,” Anais Nin is quoted as saying. Courage comes to mind when thinking of the actions of a young gentlewoman in Victorian times. Facing the objections of her family and peers, Florence Nightingale wanted to become a nurse. That courage expanded her life and made...

Read More

Nurse Practitioners and Health As A Right

Nurse Practitioners and Health As A Right

Posted by on Apr 23, 2014 in Blog | 4 comments

“Health, which is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity, is a fundamental human right and that the attainment of the highest possible level of health is a most important world-wide social goal….”–World Health Organization Choosing Nursing for Primary Care “I’m of...

Read More

7 Reasons Why Patients Blog

7 Reasons Why Patients Blog

Posted by on Mar 13, 2014 in Blog, Breast cancer, Colorectal cancer, Coronary artery disease, Diabetes mellitus, Hypertension, Infertility, Lung cancer, Melanoma, Prostate cancer, Stroke | 11 comments

Why do patients blog? Why do they reveal personal information and medical experiences on the Internet? 1) To Share Information Annette McKinnon, author of ‘Here’s Your Gold Watch, Rheutired,’ started her blog “to inform people about things I learned that seem obvious to me now, but were hard to learn.” Carolyn Thomas, author of “My Heart...

Read More

Bullying in Nursing and Its Impact on Care

Bullying in Nursing and Its Impact on Care

Posted by on Jan 30, 2014 in Blog | 11 comments

Do nurses eat their young? Renee Thompson asks.  The answer may surprise you.   “Nurses know we eat our young.  Some nurses think it’s good to “toughen up” the new nurses. In reality it’s not. It decreases confidence and competence. “ Renee Thompson, nurse, author, educator and advocate for workplace change, is making it her...

Read More

Why I Became a Patient Engagement Evangelist

Why I Became a Patient Engagement Evangelist

Posted by on Dec 12, 2013 in Blog | 11 comments

Physician Parents When your parents are both physicians, you have a unique perspective on the health care system.  This is especially true for me because of the time when I grew up. During those days, on call physicians didn’t leave the phone calls to an answering service at night.  Our phone would ring, my father would answer it at all hours and would...

Read More