How Examining Our Own Motivation Can Help Us Provide Patient-Centered Care!

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Sometimes I think ‘we’ promote patients’  dependence on ‘us’ and this has an insidious and counterproductive affect on patient empowerment and  patient-centered care! A very complicated and complex topic that is worth reflecting on and discussing and will be helpful in personal growth and shifting our systems in this direction.  So here’s the challenge: When are we promoting dependence […]

7 Tips Nurses Can Use to Set Healthy Limits

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“I’m too tired to work overtime safely.” “I’m sorry I’m not available to work this week-end.  I have plans with my family.” “I’m feeling overwhelmed with my workload.  Can you give the admission to someone else or help me in some other way?” Setting healthy limits about what we can and can not or will and […]