It's the saving lives for me! We all know or heard of someone who has experienced the unfortunate event of a cardiac arrest. In fact, did you know that in 2015, approximately 357,000 people experienced a cardiac arrest OUTSIDE of the hospital in the United States, and about 70%–90% of those individuals died before reaching… Continue reading Every Beat Matters: Why Learning CPR Can Save a Life
We all know that nursing can be a fulfilling and lifelong career! As previously mentioned in my blog post Time for a Change: Alternatives to Bedside Nursing and How to Get There, nurses have a diverse arrangement of specialties to pursue. Nevertheless, these careers can have different educational requirements beyond the Associate Degree of Nursing… Continue reading Thinking About Grad School? You Might Want To Consider These Advanced Degrees Before You Apply
It was a an ordinary shift and I just passed my last med, settled my patients in bed, and caught up on my charting. After a deep sigh, I heard the rumbling of my stomach. While hurrying to the nurses lounge for my latest rendition of leftovers, I bumped into my colleague Brittney who was… Continue reading Travel Nursing: The Pros and Cons of Being on the Go
If we have learned nothing else from 2020, we've learned that change is inevitable. Whether we want to experience change or not, sometimes it is necessary for our life's journey. The Call Light blog served as a wonderful introduction to the to the many ideas I had in mind to help upcoming and experienced nurses.… Continue reading The Call Light Blog Is Now Hey Leux!
“The oak fought the wind and was broken, the willow bent when it must and survived.”― Robert Jordan, The Fires of Heaven Has life ever presented you with a challenge so hard that you felt like giving up? Have you ever been placed outside of your comfort zone so much that you had no idea… Continue reading Quote of the Day: Resiliency