some of my favorite finds from this week around the web...
Weekly Link Love
As an RN this year was my year to renew my ACLS - Advanced Care Life Support certificate. In a nutshell it is CPR with added knowledge of what medications to give and how to start aftercare of post code patients. Thought this article was interesting as many have an incorrect perception of what running a code is really like...
One of my roles at the hospital is to ensure our patients are receiving the best care possible and that their concerns and voices are heard. I work on a surgical unit so of course patient anxiety is usually high - it is something we been working REALLY hard on alleviating or at least improving for our patients. One of the things that has been proven to help is music therapy. We would really like to be able to provide this for our patients as they wait to go back to the operating room. Here is an interesting study done with something else that is contributing to alleviating anxiety for patients...
Nurse hacks? I bet our staff could add a few things to this list...
LOVED this article about fitness. So easy to get focused on getting "healthy" for the WRONG reasons. - So much so in fact that people become unhealthy about it. Health should mean to you whatever you want it to be. It should be about finding a balance that is right for you. A number on the scale, a dress size, etc should NOT define you. Read this and ask yourself this question.
Did you know I used to work at the Olive Garden? That is actually how me and B met... I'm thinking this salad is going to have to happen soon!
Did you happen to catchthis post about mornings?
You know how obsessed I am with personal development ... well podcasts are such an awesome option to fit it in while cleaning or in the car. Mindless activity + mindful activity. I'm thinking I'm going to be adding these to my list.
Now your turn:
Any favorite links from the week?
Are you a morning person or no?
Any nurse hacks to share?
What's your favorite podcast?
Cookie and Treats Baker. R.N. Nutrition Nerd. Runner. <3 Coffee. Fitness. Foodie. In pursuit of finding my own kind of balance...
Peppermint Cocoa Shake for the Holidays!
Weekly Recap, Links from Around the Web and Almost 30
Thoughts of the Week
Thinking out Loud -
Real Talk Saturday
Cauliflower Rice Stirfry
Random Thoughts this Week
What I'm Loving Lately