Shifting to self-care: A nurse’s guide to well-being
Shifting to self-care: A nurse’s guide to well-being by RAE ANN VARONA
MAY 1, 2019
This year, the American Nurses Association (ANA) has chosen the Nurses Week tagline of “Four Million Reasons to Celebrate” to be an ode to the nation’s 4 million registered nurses who daily represent the nation’s healthcare system and dedicate themselves to providing quality care all clinical settings.
According to the ANA, nurses make up the largest group of health care professionals in the nation and it’s no doubt that Filipinos make up a large number of the profession. In California alone, 20% of registered nurses are said to be Filipino.
For 17 consecutive years, nurses have been ranked as having the most honest and ethical profession as a testament to their role and impact both in and outside hospital settings....