How does this contribute to our profession? Is it revelant? I say yes. If a nurse doesn't want to participate or feels uncomfortable with the conversation she can always visit elsewhere. However, for many it can be equated to the team spirit gained through sports participation. Although most nurses would probably argue it is more akin to the comraderie gained from the battlefield. Either way, commiserating can be healthy.
As I stated before most blogs contribute to this dialog at some time or other but today's featured blog is :
Jo @ Head Nurse http://head-nurse.blogspot.com