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“Post” COVID Stress Is Here: 5 Ways Nurses Can Combat PCS

Ignoring The Set-Up To be a nurse means you are choosing a career that helps the sick and dying. Because of this, trauma has been normalized in nursing and we’ve adopted a catch phrase: “I’m fine.” My patient died— I’m fine Got punched in the gut by a violent patient— I’m fine Broke ...
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Every Hero Has Kryptonite: Not Allowing Nurses To Be Human

“Hero” is a strong word. It has a weight to it. When someone is labeled a hero, they are placed on a pedestal and seen as being above struggle. I think of comic book heroes like Superman who has superhuman strength, speed, and the ability to fly. I think of soldiers who choose to go […]...
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