Etiquette Answers for Nurses

The Beauty of Resilience

  Article originally published on Huffington Post by Sonja Mitrevska-Schwartzbach  BSN, RN, CCRN, ICU Nurse. Bibliophile. Caffeine Addict. Eternal Optimist. ___ I recently read the psychological definition of the term “resilience.” Somehow it struck…

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How do I deal with a non-English speaking patient?

If you think you’re frustrated trying to communicate with a non-English-speaking patient, just imagine how scared and overwhelmed he must feel. He’s sick, vulnerable—and surrounded by people jabbering in a language he may not understand.

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When Nurses Become Patients

We asked our amazing Facebook community why it is that we keep hearing the phrase “Nurses make the worst patients,” and we received a lot of feedback! If you are as curious as we…

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