In my very first post on my blog I wrote, ” I hope to make an impact, as I’m sure you do” in regards to my nursing career. As May approaches, so does the two year anniversary of The Joyful Nurse, and my heart’s cry has remained the same. To make an impact. It’s hard to … More Impact

Are you prepared?

It was a beautiful day, both my husband and I were sitting outside amidst the cool breeze enjoying some “Dog Haus” hotdogs. Side note: If you haven’t tried “Dog Haus” I would highly reccommend it. We were both enjoying our days off work together and suddenly noticed a young woman in distress being escorted by her … More Are you prepared?

The Learning Curve

So this new job has been wonderful, but with any jobs there is a learning curve. With some days being much steeper than others. If your new to an RN postion maybe you can relate? As you start a new job you are most likely feeling a pluthera of emotions ranging from excitment to uncertainty. You go … More The Learning Curve