Nursing is a wonderful career. Nursing has burst on the scene with technology thanks to the electronic medical records. Nursing also has an advanced degree in Informatics. Here are some interesting nursing blogs to follow.
The Nerdy Nurse – Brittney Wilson, BSN, RN
Brittney is a Clinical Informatics Nurse. She is also the author of The Nerdy Nurse’s Guide to Technology. Brittney won the American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year award in 2014 and also hosts the Nerdy Nurse’s Blog Carnival. She frequently blogs about issues in nursing, products, services, technology, etc.
The Nursing Site Blog – Kathy Quan, RN, BSM, PHN
Kathy Quan has been a RN for over 30 years, most of which are in home health and hospice. She received the Very Inspiring Blogger Award, and in 2015, was named one of the Top 10 Nursing Blogs from the American Medical Resource Institute. Kathy has also written a variety of nursing books such as The Everything New Nurse Book (editions 1&2) and The Everything Guide to Caring for Aging Parents.
Nurse Keith’s Digital Doorway – Keith Carlson, RN, BSN, NC-BC
Keith Carlson, aka Nurse Keith, is a speaker, writer, blogger, coach, and radio host. He is the author of Savvy Networking for Nurses: Getting Connected and Staying Connected in the 21st Century. His blog, Digital Doorway, was named one of the Top 25 Nursing Blogs in 2016 by healthlisted.com. Nurse Keith also co-hosts the RN FM Radio Show and has a podcast called the Nurse Keith Show.
The Gypsy Nurse is a community of travel nurses that cover everything you need to know about Travel Nursing. This blog is ideal for nurses who want to travel for a living. The Gypsy Nurse is on of the Top 10 Nursing Blogs for 2017.
Nurse Alice – Alice Benjamin, RN
Alice Benjamin, known as Nurse Alice, has over a decade of cardiovascular health experience. She is a Cardiac Clinical Nurse Specialist and has appeared on the Dr. Oz Show, Dr. Drew and The Doctors. Nurse Alice’s site is a lifestyle blog that posts about nursing, fitness, and health and living a better life.
RTConnections – Renee Thompson, DNP, RN, CMSRN
Renee Thompson spent 20 years as a nurse before she quit her job to start her blog. RT Connections is a lifestyle blog about professional development within the nursing profession and anti-bullying in the nursing profession. Renee travels across the country as a keynote speaker for seminars. She is also the author of three books, “Do No Harm” Applies to Nurses Too, Strategies to Protect and Bully-Proof Yourself at Work, and Celebrate Nursing: Human by Birth – Hero by Choice.
A Cardiac Nurse –Phyllis Bryant-Robinson MSN, RN
This blog focuses on the life of a cardiac nurse with an informatics nurse. Phyllis Bryant-Robinson has dedicated 30 years of her life to caring for people with health disparities. Phyllis has worked in critical care and her passion is the prevention of heart disease.
Conclusion: Discover the World of Nursing Through These Blogs
Nursing is a field filled with challenges, rewards, and continuous learning. Whether you’re a seasoned nurse, a student, or someone interested in the healthcare profession, following nursing blogs can be a great way to stay informed and inspired.
1. Education and Insights: Many of the blogs we’ve highlighted offer valuable insights into the nursing profession. They provide educational content, tips, and real-life experiences that can help you grow in your career.
2. Connection and Community: These blogs create a sense of community among nurses. By following them, you can connect with like-minded individuals who share your passion and understand your daily challenges.
3. Inspiration and Motivation: Reading stories from experienced nurses can inspire you to pursue your goals and overcome obstacles. Their wisdom and encouragement can be a source of motivation in your journey.
4. Stay Updated: The healthcare field is constantly evolving. By following these nursing blogs, you can stay updated on the latest trends, technologies, and best practices in nursing.
In conclusion, the awesome nursing blogs we’ve explored are more than just online journals. They are resources filled with knowledge, community, inspiration, and updates that can enrich your nursing career. Whether you’re looking to learn new skills, connect with fellow nurses, or simply enjoy reading about the world of healthcare, these blogs have something to offer.
So why wait? Dive into these blogs and discover the vibrant world of nursing. Your next favorite read might be just a click away!
Phyllis Robinson MSN, RN is a Registered Nurse of 27 years. Phyllis is passionate about the prevention and healing of heart disease using traditional and alternative methods. She has experience in emergency room, telemetry, infusion, and critical care. Phyllis currently practices in an intensive care unit.