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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, …
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 …
recognizing our emotions

How to Recognize Our Emotions as Nurse Practitioners and the Role They Play

As a practicing nurse and healthcare educator I have come to understand that being able to recognize our emotions and …
empathy in nursing

How to Increase Empathy in Nursing

It seems safe to assume that virtually all individuals who first envision themselves as nurses, picture compassionate and caring interactions. …
How to Stay Positive in a Toxic Work Environment

How to Stay Positive in a Toxic Work Environment

Today’s healthcare environment can produce many emotions that challenge even the most experienced nurse or health care worker. So, how …

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