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Kathy Q. Registered Nurse

Los Angeles, California
I have been an RN BSN for over thirty years. Home health was my first and last love because you get to work with patients and familes one on one, basically uninterrupted. I am also a freelance writer and blogger. I have several websites, and have written a few books. You can find out more... Full Bio
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Recognition Continues for TheNursingSiteBlog by Kathy Q. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Recently I've learned that The Nursing Site Blog has been honored by more sources. I'm very humbled and honored to be in such great company with these accolades. THANK YOU ... Read on »
4 Ways to Ensure You Are Drinking Enough Water by Kathy Q. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing By Jeff Bellinghausen, a health and fitness fanatic and founder of cnanursing.net , a resource for aspiring nurses.  You're running from patient to patient, it's a typ ... Read on »
Time to Kick Start Your Nursing Career? by Kathy Q. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Are you truly HAPPY with your nursing job? If not, do you blame others for it? I know I have. That awful manager who never listens, or the CEO who pockets all the money and ... Read on »
Great Resources and Books for Nurses by Kathy Q. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing It's time to catch up again.... First please turn your attention to a great posting from NursingDegreeGuide.com. They asked me and several nurse writers/bloggers to we ... Read on »
Chosen as One of the Top 15 Health Career Bloggers by Kathy Q. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing I was thrilled to receive the email announcing the latest honor for TheNursingSiteBlog.com. CNANursing.net has listed us as one of the Top 15 Health Career Bloggers t ... Read on »
Nurses Week Give Away Winners by Kathy Q. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing I hope each and every one of you had a great Nurses Week!!! If we had magic wands we could make all those wishes come true. There is good legislation in the federal and s ... Read on »
Post Your Comments to Win Nurses Week Give Aways by Kathy Q. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Over the past few days we have posted 5 Give Aways for Nurses Week. Please check them out and be sure to post a comment on the Blog post or on the post on Facebook. You hav ... Read on »
Nurses Week Give Away # 5-- Scrubs & Beyond $50 Gift Card by Kathy Q. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Today is the end of Nurses Week and it's International Nurses Day. Our final Nurses Week Give Away comes from Scrubs & Beyond. They graciously offer a $50 gift card ... Read on »
Nurses Week Give Away #4 -- Uniform Advantage $50 Gift Card by Kathy Q. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Uniform Advantage has long been a supporter of The Nursing Site and The Nursing Site Blog. THANK you UA! Check out their great line of uniforms, lab coats and SCRUBS!!! ... Read on »
Nurses Week Give Away # 3 -- Autographed Books by Kathy Q. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Happy Nurses Week! Give Away #3 I was very naive entering nursing school and coming into this profession. Like many, as a little girl I played nurse with my dolls. I h ... Read on »
Nurses Week Give Aways # 2 -- Stethoscopes from Discount Medical Supplies by Kathy Q. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Happy Nurses Week! This is Nurses Week Give Away Day 2.  I want to say Thank you Discount Medical Supplies for the donation of 10 stethoscopes for our ... Read on »
Nurses Week Give Away #1 -- Nabee Socks by Kathy Q. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Happy Nurses Week! This year we have some great give aways thanks to the generosity of some wonderful companies. The FIRST give away comes from Nabee Socks . If you ... Read on »
Nurse Practitioners Alleviate Shortage in Areas Where Physicians Are Scarce by Kathy Q. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Primary care providers treat patients of many ages with a variety of health problems. Sometimes called “family doctors,” physicians who have typically filled this role a ... Read on »
Happy Nurses Day! by Kathy Q. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Today begins the annual week long celebration of the nursing profession. No you won't be buried in lavish gifts! If you're really lucky perhaps you"ll receive a small token ... Read on »
You Can Become a Professional Nurse Telesummit by Kathy Q. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing You Can Become a Professional Nurse Telesummit hosted by Nicole M. Brown, MSN, RN is coming May 11-16. Register FREE. You can hear my session on Time Management on ... Read on »
Great Webinars, Free Ebooks and Tele Summits for Nurses by Kathy Q. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing It's catch up Friday again... it has been a long week and I've gotten behind after being under the weather most of the week.... Nurses Week is rapidly approaching. Thi ... Read on »
The Nurses: A Year of Secrets, Drama, and Miracles with the Heroes of the Hospital by Kathy Q. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Alexandra Robbins is a best-selling author and award-winning journalist. In her latest endeavor, The Nurses: A Year of Secrets, Drama, and Miracles with the Heroes of the ... Read on »
Use Job Listings to Provide Insight Into the Emerging Roles for Nurses by Kathy Q. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Nursing is a noble profession. I'm sure you've heard that many times. But it really is. It's one of the few professions that combine a science of knowledge, skills, techniq ... Read on »
End-of-Life Decisions Empower Us by Kathy Q. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing I recently lost a dear friend way too soon. She was young at heart and vibrant, but she had suffered from multiple illnesses and the complications of chronic illness. Of co ... Read on »
A Guide to Nursing: The Importance of Training by Kathy Q. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing You've finished your degree, gained your nursing qualification and secured full time employment as a nurse. You may be thinking, 'Great! I've finished studying for good! ... Read on »