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When a Nurse is Stretched Too Thin

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Like an elastic band stretched beyond its limits, nurses’ endurance can be challenged and pushed to the edge. Staffing issues, poor management, and untenable working conditions can just be too much. If your nursing career feels as challenging as this, it’s time to push back.

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Nurses are strong and resilient, but everyone has a breaking point. Like an elastic band stretched beyond its limits, nurses’ endurance can be challenged and pushed to the edge. Staffing issues, poor management and untenable working conditions can just be too much. If your nursing career feels as challenging as this, it’s time to push back.

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Keith Carlson
Keith Carlson, RN, BSN, NC-BC, is a holistic career coach for nurses, award-winning nurse blogger, writer, podcaster, speaker, author, and popular career columnist. With two decades of nursing experience, Keith deeply understands the issues faced by 21st-century nurses. Keith’s two podcasts, RNFM Radio and The Nurse Keith Show, offer inspiration and practical support to nurses seeking to create meaningful, satisfying lives and careers. Keith’s message of savvy career management and professional satisfaction reaches tens of thousands of nurses worldwide. Keith can be found on many social media platforms---including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and Instagram - as well as at www.nursekeith.com and Digital Doorway.
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Bailey Jordan
04 Oct 2021
Really inspiring. I liked how it was referring nurses to an elastic band.
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Leanne Toscano
27 Jul 2022
Ok
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Jillian Houlahan
02 Nov 2021
good resource
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Linda hilliker
08 Jul 2021
Great ideas to incorporate into practice during this stressful time of shortage of RNs.
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