Why Labor Pains are Necessary

  Why are Labor Pains necessary? That’s what readers of my book will find out. But you don’t have to be a reader to get answers because I will be interviewed on LIVE Radio!   That’s right Rita Batchley RN, The Nurses Nurse, is being interviewed on “RNFM Radio: On the Pulse of Nursing “, the most popularContinue reading “Why Labor Pains are Necessary”

Five Sure-Fire Ways Nurses Can Avoid Mid-Career Meltdowns

  You’ve heard of all the different ways to prevent nurse burn-out and stagnation. Forget mid-career, I was disillusioned in my second year of bedside nursing on a Med/Surg unit and sorely needed a change of pace when I finally transferred to Labor and Delivery in 1989.   Isn’t the diversity of nursing and allContinue reading “Five Sure-Fire Ways Nurses Can Avoid Mid-Career Meltdowns”

The Nurses Want Moore

When the movie Sicko by Michael Moore had first come out people said that Moore wasn’t serious enough to cover such an ominous matter as the state of the American healthcare system. The Nurses Nurse asked, “With works like Bowling For Columbine and Fahrenheit 911, who better than Michael Moore can give us an honestContinue reading “The Nurses Want Moore”

A Matter of National Security

What would our country be like without its safety officers? We have great police, fire and military personnel securing our townships, counties and cities all over the United States. These heroes go recognized for the contributions they make for protecting our citizens across the nation.  As a public sector registered nurse for more than twentyContinue reading “A Matter of National Security”

MLK’s Dream and the Healthcare Reform Nightmare

April 4, 2011 marks the 43rd Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s death. A good way to honor his dream is by taking a few moments to remember his tireless, nonviolent protests for civil rights. Today we understand that the civil rights movement needs to continue every day in order to carry on MLK’s workContinue reading “MLK’s Dream and the Healthcare Reform Nightmare”