care competition: Can you measure whether it is well maintained?

Well, I asked myself this question last year, when it was called: I will represent the Federal state of Brandenburg in the Federal competition “the Best pupil in the Old – and nursing”. The competition mainly serves the improvement and quality assurance of the training in the caring professions. And he provides for recognition for […]

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nurses with a Walker – the coming reality?

The life expectancy in our country increases. We will all live on average longer than the generations before us. At the same time families in Germany, since decades, fewer and fewer children. Germany is shrinking. What this means is that more and more older people in need of care come less and less young, who […]

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palliative care unit – why?

Why I work on the palliative care unit? It is the most powerful for me is the Sense of what I can do. The Fragility of man, his vulnerability in this phase of life touch me deeply. And also the trust he has for me. Of confidence connected, with the hope that we can alleviate […]

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impotence and anger: Sometimes everything is to much

There are days where the patient’s care to be running around absolutely. The other day was a day on my Station. My ambitions, my idealism and my constant optimism were shaken. It was as if stones were everywhere in the way, and Progress was not easy to think of. I had the feeling that there […]

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When the soul cries: emergencies in psychiatry

Every year I participate in a cardiopulmonary resuscitation training. We learn the life-saving initial actions to help the patient until the resuscitation team arrives. In patient care in psychiatry, there are also other emergencies. Emergencies can be as varied as there are people in the world. When the soul is crying… This is a phrase […]

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the courage to change: career in nursing

In February, I was sitting in a job interview. Actually, I wanted to make in my long-trusted Department is just a small change. Furthermore, psychological work, somatic, so in the area of mental illness, but with a bit more responsibility. And suddenly, there she was: the challenge for me as a nurse. As a gift, […]

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