Carol Bush, BS, RN

Carol Bush, BS, RN

Carol Bush, BS, RN, is a nurse consultant, blogger and social media Community Manager at The Social Nurse. An oncology nurse activist, she has a passion for helping nurses advance clinical practice by mastering digital tools. At home, Carol loves gardening, cooking, watching college basketball and playing with her granddaughter. Connect with Carol via Twitter @cbushrn or @TheSocialNurse


Attention Nurses: Social Media is not a technology. It's a conversation . . . and it's happening with or without you.

March 20, 2014

Last fall, I started working with a couple of nursing colleagues on a project which involves LinkedIn training for oncology nurses. The number one concern voiced ahead of the training by roughly a quarter of those nurses . . . and hundreds more in my personal conversations over the last year?

Positively Deviant Nurses: The Power of . . . Why Not?

February 05, 2014

Pretty sure my mom would say questioning the status quo started at a very young age . . ."If I said the moon was white, you would say it was black...just to be different." I recall feeling frustrated when my kindergarten teacher did not want me to ‘color outside the lines.' Why not?

If You're Not at the Table, You're on the Menu

December 30, 2013

To me, the statement means that no matter how much someone agreeing with you might try to represent you, having the unique experience of being you and being where decisions are made means volumes more. All too often, if you aren't part of the decision making, you will likely get left out, or worse yet, get served on the menu.