Increasing Emotional Competence in Nursing and healthcare

Learn the skills that will ensure a long and fulfilling career in healthcare.

If you are working as a nurse or studying to become a nurse, pick up your copy of ‘Increasing Emotional Competence in Nursing and Healthcare’ and get started today.

Burnout and stress push nurses to leave the workforce

Did  you know more than 50% of nurses leave their first professional nursing position within the first five years? And, more than 17% quit within their first year.  

Emotional competence can change these outcomes

In her recent book, Increasing Emotional Competence in Nursing and Healthcare Registered Nurse Michelle Doas shares case studies and practical steps that nurses, hospital staff and administrators can implement in their daily routines to address the nursing crisis and increase emotional competence. 

How to Stay Positive in a Toxic Work Environment
Michelle Dellaria Doas

Meet Michelle Dellaria Doas

With over 40 years of experience as a registered nurse, Michelle Doas, Ed.D, MSN, RN is utilizing her extensive expertise to help other nurses, nursing students, and hospital staff increase their emotional awareness and take proactive steps each day to combat the negative side effects of nursing. 

“A nurse with emotional awareness is better equipped to manage the stress of sad situations, but also more able to draw strength from the positive outcomes that can and do happen on a day-to-day basis.”

5 Ways to Increase Your Empathy as a Nurse

Keep perspective! The saying “ones perspective is ones reality” is worthy to reflect upon in order to build empathy skills.
responding versus reacting

Responding Versus Reacting: How to Handle Difficult Situations

Impulsivity, reactivity, resistance to change, and tantrums are things that come with the territory when raising children. Children, of course, don’t have the self-awareness or
compassion fatigue

Signs of Burnout and Compassion Fatigue:
A Case Study

Nurses who consistently work when short staffed may be especially vulnerable to developing compassion fatigue. Compassion fatigue has been defined as diminishing satisfaction from attempting