About this author:

Sarah Heroman

Sarah Heroman

Sarah Heroman is an RN, BSN who has found her niche as a school nurse in Texas. With almost 20 years of experience, Sarah is still passionate about the nursing field and enjoys mentoring and helping nurses continue to find the joy in their careers. She believes that a good nurse is able to combine the science and the art of nursing and find fulfillment in providing the best care for their patients.

Horrible Bosses: How to Deal

April 8th, 2015 by

Frustrated Nurse“Nurses may not be angels, but they are the next best thing!” – Author Unknown [...] Read More

Reliable Internet Sources for Nurses

April 1st, 2015 by

Nurse At ComputerWhich websites are good sources for nurses to find information pertinent to the care they provide? [...] Read More

Speak Up, Nurses!

March 27th, 2015 by

Successful NurseWhen the one who speaks the loudest and gets the response of the team is not providing safe or ethical care, whose responsibility is it to take the lead and advocate for the patient? [...] Read More

The Nurse’s Role as a Mentor

March 18th, 2015 by

Nurse Mentor Staffing ratios look glum, but full nursing programs are an encouraging sight! In order to benefit from an influx of new nurses, we must take on yet another role: that of nurse mentor. [...] Read More

The Daily Transition From Work to Home

March 11th, 2015 by

Stressed NurseIt’s hard for nurses to switch from work mode once they get home. Finding a way to transition smoothly can improve your quality of life on a daily basis. [...] Read More

As Seen on TV: The Portrayal of Nurses in the Media

March 4th, 2015 by

Two Nurses Facing OffCan you think of more than a handful of characters in TV and movies who are nurses? Of those, how many are realistic portrayals? [...] Read More

Staying Organized: A Simple Guide to a Happy Shift

February 25th, 2015 by

Nurse With Patient ChartKeeping up with all the tasks in a work day is a challenge. For you overworked and exhausted nurses, here are a few simple methods you can employ for a smoother shift. [...] Read More

Finding Balance: The Role of the Nurse as a Health Care Consumer

February 18th, 2015 by

Mom and daughter at hospitalWhen a close family member is hospitalized, how do you manage to find the balance between advocating for the best care, and not threatening and challenging the nurse on duty? [...] Read More

Multidisciplinary Collaboration in Health Care

February 4th, 2015 by

Health Care Team The physician writes the orders that are put into action by the nurse, the therapist, the sonographer and the patient care assistant. How do all these individuals work together to provide a positive outcome in patient care? [...] Read More

Professional Boundaries Between Nurses and Patients

January 28th, 2015 by

Female Nurse-Male Patient Nursing is a unique profession in that we must assist patients with rather intimate things at very private and vulnerable times in their lives. What are the professional boundaries nurses should establish? [...] Read More