General Disclaimer

This website is the intellectual property of Sarah K. Wells & New Thing Nurse®.  Any information on this website reflects personal opinions and experiences and does not reflect the opinion of any author’s current or past employer.  While patient scenarios are discussed, identifying details have been changed to protect their privacy and ensure compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.  You must always follow your facility’s policies, procedures, and protocols as well as be familiar with your respective State Board of Nursing and Standard of Care. The information posted on this website is copyrighted.  Please fill out a contact form if you would like permission to use any part of this copyrighted intellectual property.

Terms of Use

Anything you read on this blog or anything acted upon because of this blog is subject to the terms of use. You are reading this website of your own free will.  Anything you do (click, purchase, take advice or recommendations) is your own personal choice and at your own risk.  If you try a product recommended, follow a piece of advice, or try a service, and are not satisfied, New Thing Nurse will not be able to assist you.  Sarah K. Wells & New Thing Nurse are not held responsible for these or similar scenarios.

Hold Harmless

New Thing Nurse does not provide medical advice, regardless of the circumstances. Any professional or personal recommendations are based solely on personal opinion and/or experience of the author. Any of this advice or recommendations acted upon are of your own free will.  Should you chose to take action based on something you read on this website, it is at your own risk, and you agree to hold the author harmless.


We abide by all HIPAA laws. Any information that bears any resemblance to reality, in terms of personal health information, is coincidence. Patient stories are scrambled to protect those involved.

Letters to the Editor

Communications and content sent to the editor may be shared with our team. Responses to specific questions on social media or via email may be combined and shared publicly in blogs, books, social media shares, or other formats.

Discounts & Sale Pricing

Sale pricing is final pricing. Other discounts cannot be combined to services with reduced pricing for sale. All final pricing is at the discretion the owner of New Thing Nurse, Sarah K. Wells.

Giveaway Rules, Disclaimer and Policy

All of the below rules, disclaimers and policy applies to and all of the related social media handles listed below.  Any giveaway sponsored by the New Thing Nurse team is not affiliated with or sponsored by any social media platform itself (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) .

Facebook:  New Thing Nurse Facebook Page

Instagram: @newthingnurse

Twitter: @newthingnurse


Giveaways are open to readers with continental US shipping addresses only, unless otherwise stated.  While most, if not all, giveaways are directed towards nurses, you need not be a nurse to win. No purchase or payment is ever necessary to enter any drawings on

How to Enter

The manner to enter a giveaway will be stated on the actual giveaway post (on this website or a social media platform).  A limit of one entry is allowed per e-mail address and/or social media account. You may not enter more than once, whether or not you use a different e-mail address. Entries determined to be submitted with the same email address or from the same individual using multiple email addresses will make you ineligible.

General Giveaway Disclaimer

Sarah K. Wells & New Thing Nurse are not be responsible for:

  • any late or lost entries
  • any technological or communications-related malfunctions/issues
  • any giveaway disruptions
  • any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the giveaway

Entry Deadline Date

All entries for giveaways through this site must be received on or before the given “Entry Deadline Date”  to be eligible to win a prize.  Anything posted after will not be considered.

Winner Selection

Will selection will be completely random, unless otherwise stated.

Winner Notification

The manner in which you will be notified will be described in the initial giveaway post and is dependent upon the platform in which the giveaway is hosted.

Prize Forfeit

If you do not respond to reasonable attempts to communicate with you to notify you of your winnings, after 24 hours your prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected.  You will be notified if this occurs.

Prize Substitution

Not doing it. You either get the prize or nothing at all – myself or the sponsor will not substitute cash for the prize.


If you win, New Thing Nurse reserves the right to promote that on the website and aforementioned social media platforms.


In the event of a dispute as to the ownership of any entry, the person whose name appears on the entry form associated with the prize number for the winning entry will be deemed to be the winner. If someone else hacks your email and claims the prize, New Thing Nurse will not produce more prizes in these situations.

Fraud or Technical Issues

If New Thing Nurse believes fraud has occurred within the giveaway or this is a technical issue – we reserve the right to cancel the giveaway.

General Release

By entering the giveaway through this website, you release Sarah K. Wells and New Thing Nurse from any liability whatsoever, and waive any and all causes of action, related to any claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the giveaway or delivery, mis-delivery or acceptance of any prize (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory).