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Top 10 Places For A Nurse To Live [2018 Edition]

Top 10 Places For A Nurse To Live [2018 Edition]

Nurses’ salaries vary greatly depending on where they live in the United States due to several factors, including the cost of living. After finishing medical school, a major decision for a nurse to make is whether to relocate. A nurse […]

Instructors Are Causing The Nursing Shortage

Instructors Are Causing The Nursing Shortage

The United States is in need of qualified, educated nurses now more than ever. According to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, American nursing schools aren’t hiring an adequate amount of nursing faculty members. The lack of active nursing […]

Getting Out Of Nursing: Exploring Alternative Job Opportunities

Getting Out Of Nursing: Exploring Alternative Job Opportunities

There was a time where, statistically, a person would change jobs 11 to 12 times before the age of 50. The numbers today have declined, as researchers expect an individual to change his or her job roughly four times before […]

3 Stories Of Dedicated Nurses Guaranteed To Warm Your Heart

3 Stories Of Dedicated Nurses Guaranteed To Warm Your Heart

The compassion and dedication of nurses inspire them to go above and beyond when caring for patients. For many nurses, their patients hold a special place in their heart and drive them to work harder every day. The following heartwarming […]

A Closer Look At Sexual Harassment In The Nursing Industry

A Closer Look At Sexual Harassment In The Nursing Industry

For a nurse, sexual harassment can come in the form of unwanted flirtation or even sexual assault. Unfortunately, nurses are significantly more likely to encounter some form of sexual assault or harassment than professionals in other fields. According to a […]

A Nurse’s Guide To Black Friday 2017

A Nurse’s Guide To Black Friday 2017

Shopping is a wonderful temporary vacation from the world of nursing. And you cannot consider yourself a true shopper until you shop on Black Friday at least once. As a nurse, you must find a way to enjoy everything Black […]

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Understanding Your Family Tree & Potential Genetic Health Issues

13 years ago, the general surgeon coined Thanksgiving Day as National Family Health History Day as well. So, if you are lucky enough to spend time with family members on Thanksgiving, this is a great opportunity to take a few […]

How To Appreciate The Task Of Being A Caregiver

How To Appreciate The Task Of Being A Caregiver

Caregiver. It is the name affectionally given to individuals who provide care to an individual in need. In most cases, a caregiver helps a family member, friend, spouse, or neighbor with daily activities and medical needs. Informal caregivers provide care […]

International Survivors Of Suicide Loss Day: How To Support Survivors Of Suicide

International Survivors Of Suicide Loss Day: How To Support Survivors Of Suicide

In the United States, the Congress appointed the Saturday before Thanksgiving as Survivors of Suicide Loss Day. The purpose of this day is for friends and family members who lost a loved one to suicide to come together to support […]

Great Smoke Out Day: How To Support The Initiative To End Smoking

Great Smoke Out Day: How To Support The Initiative To End Smoking

Smoking is a nasty addictive habit. Nurses and other medical professionals are aware of this information. Knowing something is bad for you, unfortunately, is not always enough to make you stop doing it. Maybe you want to quit smoking. Maybe […]

Honesty In Medicine: Is Lying Ever OK?

Honesty In Medicine: Is Lying Ever OK?

Is it ever acceptable for nurses, physicians, and other medical staff members to lie to patients to alleviate anxiety? This is, unfortunately, a very simple and very complicated question. It is also a very controversial question. Some nurses will tell […]

Can You Help Me?

Can You Help Me?

When a man burst through her back door after being shot, Journey Jamison was able to help, because of a training program called UMedics. A few weeks after she turned 15, Journey Jamison saved a man’s life. It was a […]

Open Instagram & Follow These 8 Nursing Profiles NOW

Open Instagram & Follow These 8 Nursing Profiles NOW

Powerhouse Nurses @emameehan God knew I needed you to get through nursing school. 😻🤗🙌🏻 Rockin our new Cherokee Scrubs… #nursegoals #nursecouple #nursingschool #nursingstudent #couplesgoals #powerhousenurses #cherokeeuniformes A post shared by Powerhouses in Medicine ☤ (@powerhousenurses) on Oct 25, 2017 at […]

Holiday Gift Guide 2018

Holiday Gift Guide 2018

Accessories MyCharge – Editor’s Pick The myCharge charger is perfect for nurses to keep their smartphones charged when there isn’t an outlet available. They also offer a wide variety of portable power options with convenient features (built-in cords, prongs and clips). Power […]

5 Ways Technology Is Transforming The Healthcare Industry

5 Ways Technology Is Transforming The Healthcare Industry

As constant as change, technology continues to improve each day, infiltrating our lives in every way possible. Today, almost all our activities are influenced by technology, whether it’s our jobs, the way we shop, or the way we travel. Truly, […]