This blog is titled, A RN: Disclosed.
By definition, from Merriam-Webster, disclose, is to make secret or new information known.
During our education and training as Nurses we are not taught to speak up, voice opinions, and so on; hence why unfortunately, many nurses are not in the boardroom, where we should and are qualified to be. Therefore, with this blog, I am speaking my opinions, thoughts, giving advice, and educating all in one blog. Although in school, nurses are not to speak up, I have always been able to do so, and the same is true in this matter as well. Even in that, I am secure enough to admit when I am wrong and confident enough to speak for patients and families, thus ensuring their rights and wishes are respected and heard. Now that, is a different blog post, for a different week 💬
On the other hand, I decided to take this week’s blog to take the opportunity to discuss the purpose of the blog. …