“I want to be there to help my peers on a very special day”


There’s no such thing as a “pause” button when it comes to emergency care, and the holidays are no exception. Come rain or shine, Thanksgiving or no Thanksgiving, there will always be shifts that will need to be filled and patients in need of care.
In this week’s episode of “Ask Nurse Alice” on ScrubsBeat, Nurse Alice explains why she chooses to work on Thanksgiving, sharing all the little things she does to help celebrate the holiday within the hospital.

On or off the job, how do you give back on Thanksgiving Day?

Nurse Alice
"Nurse Alice" Benjamin, RN, MSN, ACNS-BC, PCCN-CMC is a nationally board-certified and award-winning cardiac clinical nurse specialist in critical care and adjunct clinical nursing faculty. She's also a national on-air health expert and has appeared on "The Dr. Oz Show," "The Doctors," "Dr. Drew," FOX, HLN and many more. She administers daily doses of health tips and health news to America via social media @AskNurseAlice. Visit for more information on Nurse Alice.

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