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Why a nurse?

Martha Salmon

Tags BSN, FNP, Latina, LatinaRN, MSN, New Jersey, nurse, rn, Urgent care

Why a nurse?

Blog By: Debora La Torre, MSN, APN, FNP-BC Nursing. It is seen as one of the most trusted professions for the last 18 consecutive years. Not only is being a nurse a time-honored profession, it is respected globally. Yet, to those who bare R.N., or L.P.N after their names, it can be humbling as well. The recent admiration for my profession is not only justified but I believe society finally sees our impact of our calling.  There have been many times throughout my career I can honestly say I have had the question "why did you become a nurse?". My...


Words from Chris (Flakoo) Hernandez: Latino, RN

Martha Salmon

Tags LatinaRN, Latino, LatinoRN, nurse, PPE, student nurse

Words from Chris (Flakoo) Hernandez: Latino, RN

      The healthcare system is truly inundated with people refusing to follow the guidance of social distancing. Along with the fear of infecting themselves with the virus, hence wearing ONE set of gloves throughout the entire day, causing an increased chance of catching COVID due to cross-contamination. Not forget to mention those who decided to go on their vacation during the beginning of this pandemic now testing positive as they go home to their families who may somewhat be elderly or even immunocompromised.        Several Healthcare providers aren't equipped with PPE, increasing the risk of being...