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Disability Insurance Month: What Nurses Need To Know

Disability Insurance Month: What Nurses Need To Know

As you know, nurses work incredibly hard and often make a huge financial investment in their careers. What’s more, nurses face a higher risk of being injured or contracting an illness on the job than workers in other fields. For […]

How Much At-Home Nursing is Too Much

How Much At-Home Nursing is Too Much

For nurses, the instinct to ease pain and care for the sick becomes so inherent that it just becomes habit, even at home. While taking a sick child’s temperature is a normal parent duty, nurses may end up crossing the […]

6 Advantages of Becoming a Nurse Practitioner (Infographic)

6 Advantages of Becoming a Nurse Practitioner (Infographic)

Why would you not be interested in becoming a Nurse Practitioner? With opportunities to make real impacts in the lives of people around the country—with greater autonomy over your career, including the opportunity to run your very own health clinic in […]

Is the Military a Good Place to Kick Start Your Nursing Career?

Is the Military a Good Place to Kick Start Your Nursing Career?

The United States military is a fantastic place for nurses to see new places, learn new techniques and get the chance to serve the country alongside other brave men and women. Serving in the military as a nurse builds on […]

Can Nurses Have Tattoos?

Can Nurses Have Tattoos?

With seemingly every other person sporting some type of ink these days, it’s clear that tattoos are becoming increasingly popular in the United States. In fact, according to this poll conducted in 2015, roughly three in ten Americans have one […]

Record Number Of Health Care Job Vacancies In April

Record Number Of Health Care Job Vacancies In April

A record number of Health Care job vacancies were advertised in April according to recruitment software provider, Recruitive. With a near record of 751,000 vacancies reportedly on the UK job market, it comes as no surprise that the number of […]

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How Can a Nurse Who Has Developed a Disability Continue to Practice?

Whether you have developed carpal tunnel’s syndrome over the years, or are dealing with diabetes, a nurse with their own medical needs gives a unique perspective when providing care to patients. Don’t allow a so-called disability deter you from practicing. […]

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Are You Cut Out For Home Nursing Care?

The senior population in the United States is growing at an exponential rate, driving a large demand for nurses who are qualified to take care of them. Geriatric nursing is now a good specialty for a nurse to consider if they […]

A Shoutout To School Nurses This Nurses Week

A Shoutout To School Nurses This Nurses Week

As you probably already know, we’re currently celebrating National Nurses Week. What you may not know, however, is that today is School Nurse Day! Since 2003, the Wednesday within National Nurses Week has been celebrated nationwide in honor of the […]

Nurse Satisfaction and Burnout: It’s Not Just Nurses’ Problem Anymore

Nurse Satisfaction and Burnout: It’s Not Just Nurses’ Problem Anymore

Recently, at the Synova Associates NICU Leadership Forum in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, almost 200 nurse managers and leaders from NICU departments came together, from across the country.  From conference-organized yoga to guided breathing exercises before sessions to coloring books handed out […]

Top 7 Reasons Why I Love Being a Nurse

Top 7 Reasons Why I Love Being a Nurse

We all have good and bad days when it comes to working as a nurse. On my best days, I can’t imagine working in any other field. On my worst days, however, there are certainly times when I consider leaving […]

Those Head Nurses Know A Thing Or Two About Cleaning

Those Head Nurses Know A Thing Or Two About Cleaning

Colds, flus, mysterious stomach ailments. Hundreds of viral and bacterial infections are passing through hospitals every day, and yet nurses and other medical personnel are able to rise above these sick storms. This is no accident. It takes careful planning […]

To Save Costs, Hire More Nurses (Infographic)

To Save Costs, Hire More Nurses (Infographic)

To Save Costs, Hire More Nurses Ultimately, hospitals are businesses that need to streamline operational expenses like any other. They may have the noble task of saving lives, but they have to be profitable to stay afloat. Most medical establishments […]

Are Nurses Failing Their Pregnant Patients?

Are Nurses Failing Their Pregnant Patients?

Supermodel Chrissy Teigen has been all over the internet since giving birth to her first baby, tweeting about the normal trials and tribulations of new motherhood. Known for being an online cut-up, her small jokes have shed a light on […]