The beautiful sunshine coast in Queensland, Australia is where I call home, so I’ve themed this edition the Sunshine Coast Edition. So welcome, thanks again for visiting my corner of the world!
Close your eyes for a moment and take a deep breath of that coastal air, and get ready to invigorate yourselves with some great posts for this edition of change of shift.
Have you opened your eyes again? Better do so before you read on….
For twitter fans, PicktheBrain at Medical Future takes a lot of the hard work out of searching for twitter accounts in 200+ Health and Medical Accounts Worth Following on Twitter.
Surviving a long shift is something I can dearly relate to. So many times on shift (night duty is the real killer) I’ve found myself dragging my heels, staggering around and really just concentrating hard on not drooling in public!
“Advocating for a patient means to speak up, and to shut up and listen. It means to fight for the patient, when no one else will. It’s not easy. Most fights are not.” Being a patient advocate is a really important part of nursing. Want to hear a low down, straight talking take on patient advocacy? Read more about The Silent Nurse and the Death of Nursing Advocacy at Reality Rounds.
credit: Bogdan Suditu
Apparently someone wanted to change the theme of this change of shift to “The battle of the 50+ lists!” Here’s the top three contenders:
- Barbara from NursingSchools.net shows us how to kill a few hours easily with 50 Happy Nursing Blogs.
- Patricia from online nurse practitioner schools presents the Top 50 Nurse Practitioner Blogs.
- Holistic medicine is about looking after the spiritual, emotional, social and lifestyle needs of patients as well as their physical well being. Martha from Nursing Online Degree shares with us the Top 50 Holistic Medicine Blogs.
Before you check out of here, the following articles from around the web are also worth a look:
Finally, PixelRN delves into the subject of health care woes by bringing us The White House Health Care Summit: A Nurse’s Perspective.
Thanks again to emergiblog, and welcome to Change Of Shift volume 4!