What nurses want for the holidays

What nurses want for the holidays

  • Posted On : 12/12/2018 8:59 AM

It’s the jolliest time of the year. This time of year is about spending time with loved ones, family members and those who you care about. For an influential nurse, those who they care about will be their patients. As a nurse, you understand that you will be working the holidays at least once a year.

What nurses want for the holidays

Being home with loved ones is generally the best way to celebrate holidays. Nurses always have a tough schedule during their career and any career advancements. The health care system is an  around the clock active environment where nurses are needed on the frontline. Since nurses have to work in various clinicals, as well as non clinical purposes, holidays do have a major impact on them.

Being a nurse means most of your holidays will be spent working. For patients, gifts are always a great way of appreciating the influential nurse in your life for the hard work and struggles they face.

A better holiday schedule

Besides a tough schedule, if possible, a nurse would appreciate a day or two off. The most important thing about the holiday is spending time with your loved ones. Since this is an “always on the clock” profession: holidays are not given priority. People will still have accidents and get sick.

When a nurse is working the holidays, it’s important to love the people you work with; coworkers become your home away from home.

An incentive to those who work on holidays

Incentives should be given to nurses who works on holidays; this is one way of thanking them for their valuable time. It’s not about the money, but it’s more of a thank you for the act of compassion they show towards patients.

The gifts for nurses in your life

When you have to select the perfect gift for your favorite nurse, finding something sweet, memorable and appropriate for the situation can be challenging.  

Some suggestions are here:

New Stethoscope

If you are looking to buy a new stethoscope for your favorite nurse, then a Littmann Classic III Stethoscope will be the right choice. This brand of stethoscopes is known to be of high quality, reliability, comfort, and endurance. Even if they own one, an upgrade is always nice!

Nurse bags 

Nurses have to carry around a number of items on a regular basis from home to work and while at work. A bag is always something that comes handy. When gifting something, take a note that it serves some purpose. Giving a nursing bag will be the right choice.

Coffee mug

A mug with some engravings can be a good choice of gift. People always love to have a personal coffee mug. Giving one will always be a perfect way of appreciation.

Keep things simple and meaningful. The meaning of a gift can often go a long way in terms of giving someone something that will be remembered and cherished for a long time. Any nurse is an influential nurse in your life: whether this person is a caretaker, spouse, relative or friend, don’t forget about them holiday season. It’s important to think of useful and unique things while choosing gifts. Always find the best gift for your favorite nurse during this holiday season.

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