Registered Nurse
ER, Trauma, SICU, CCT

Welcome to my blog! A look into to world of critical care from a nurse's perspective. Life is not always censored, filled with rainbows and unicorns or pretty and some of my posts won't be either. I aim to provide a no-bull look into what we healthcare professionals on the front line deal with on a daily basis. What struggles we endure, the education we receive, the skills we hone and patience we muster, all to ensure the safety and survival of a total stranger. Explore the blog, check out the gram, and hopefully, by the time you are reading this (who am I kidding, probably not) subscribe to my podcast!


September 13, 2019

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Many people in his life thought Cameron Hershey, BSN, RN would become a Firefighter, like the generations before him. His grandfather, father, and brother were all Firefighters. 

“I just wasn’t super interested in being a firefighter. But I...

February 19, 2019

Isopropyl, methyl, and ethyl alcohol are the three main alcohols in existence, and guess what? They are all toxic!

Isopropyl alcohol is well known to healthcare providers as it is the main ingredient in hand sanitizers and screen cleaners.

Methyl alcohol is commonly used...

November 14, 2018

Ventilators are often a source of anxiety and stress for new graduates or those new to critical care, ER or ICU, but in fact once you understand how they work, the modes and how easy they actually are to troubleshoot you'll learn to love your vented patients.

First off,...