Is there an Insurgence happening in the Nursing Profession?

    How little can be done under the spirit of FEAR -Florence Nightingale In 2015, I created Nurses and Hypochondriacs DBA Rogue Nurse Media 501c3. I did it because I followed my gut. I knew it was needed. I knew something BIG needed to happen in the NURSING WORLD!   Then the tidal wave started to hit! Shortly after …

Are You Asking Your Patients How Much Porn They Are Watching?

  “…What pornography is really about, ultimately, isn’t sex but death.” Susan Sontag, “The Pornographic Imagination”   Is it a taboo question or a sign of the times? Should we be asking our patients how much pornography they are consuming? Are you doing them a disservice by not asking?   Over 50 % of internet traffic is related to sex. …

Your Brain On Podcasts: Addicting Yet Educational

  Lately….I’m fortunate to work in a clinic where I can treat my patients like “people” and not “cattle!” That means, I can actually take my time and educate my patients and families. When I mention to them that I record a podcast, and I possibly have covered the topic we are chatting about, they are intrigued and curious!   …

Rogue Nurse Media 501c3 2017 A Year in Review And What’s Happening In 2018

  2017 brought about many ups and downs! Creating Rogue Nurse Media has been one of the most difficult things I’ve had to endure! I always tell myself I’d rather have birthed triplets than start a nonprofit! At least with an L&D/ Postpartum/ Pediatric Nursing background I know more or less what to expect.!   But, with very little business, …

2017 A Tumultuous Year In Healthcare

  2017 has been quite a rollercoaster ride! A new wacky twitter obsessed President brought about many twists and turns for our United States of America with many questions left unanswered.   Healthcare? Did it or will it ever get reformed? The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which insures 9 Million Children, expired? Opioids, still a huge crisis as people …

Being an NP: The Love Hate Relationship

  If I Treated You The Way You Treat Me You Would Hate Me! -Unknown   I always wanted to be an NP! It was my career goal from the first day of Nursing School. I entered healthcare because I wanted to help people and align with others like me! That was 21 years ago. Being and NP for the …

What’s Going On With Humanity?

“If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face—forever.” – George Orwell, 1984   Since 2012 I’ve done nothing but question the human race. In essence, I woke up from something. Perhaps what did the waking up was what was happening in my 3-D reality. I’ve had to deal with situations where I …

Have you lost your “Creative Mojo?” 3 Ways You Can Get It Back!

I’ve lost my MOJO!     One of the chief complaints I hear from my “The Well Written Nurse” students is : I’m so stressed out with my job … I have no CREATIVE drive! Much like Austin Powers they’ve lost their creative “MOJO!” How does a person lose their creativity?   Most of my students are NURSES. In fact, …

Suzanne Travis…Nurse, Comedian, Storyteller…Student/Storyteller Spotlight

  One Sunday morning in the Hollywood Hills, I was visiting one of my home health patients who happened to be a professional comic. We had become chatty and I shared with him my trials and tribulations in the dating world. Then he offered advice I never expected. “You do tell your ‘pathetic’ dating stories in an extremely entertaining way,” …

Let’s NOT Do Lunch: 2 Signs You Are Not Welcomed In The Work Place

For LUNCH I don’t care what you do! You’re on your own!   -Recent Job Prospect After A 4 Hour Non Paid Job Shadowing LUNCH… It’s that thing that usually takes place somewhere in the middle of the day. If you are anything like me you ‘fantasize’ about the amazing things you can have for lunch: Do you just hit …