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Martin Chitwood: Your Legal Obligation to Report Abuse

Martin Chitwood: Your Legal Obligation to Report Abuse

Martin Chitwood: As nurses, our job is to nurture and heal our patients anyway we can. As medical professionals, and caregivers for our patients, abuse is something that’s hard to imagine. If you are treating a patient who shows signs […]

How to Survive Working a Double Shift

How to Survive Working a Double Shift

We all love the extra cash, but are doing doubles causing you to burn out big time? Get our tips.

4 Easy Travel Nursing Tips That Any Nurse Can Use

4 Easy Travel Nursing Tips That Any Nurse Can Use

Stay Healthy & Safe on the Go with These Travel Tips Working as a nurse can be draining, so if you’re also traveling for work, you need to take some extra precautions to make sure that you don’t wear yourself […]

Student Nurses Guide

Student Nurses Guide

So, you’re considering becoming a nurse – or you’ve already decided – and now you’re panicking because it sounds hard. Well, good. That means you care. You’re right, it is hard work – but shouldn’t it be? You’re training and […]

The 10 most influential female nurses of all time

The 10 most influential female nurses of all time

While you may immediately think of Florence Nightingale, can you name nine others who touched not just patients, but people throughout the world?

Is Nursing Unhealthy?

Is Nursing Unhealthy?

Does our nursing culture promote healthy living? Or does some of our on-the-job culture create an environment that sets us up for unhealthy habits? Most nurses are on their feet working 8-12 hour shifts, often missing meal breaks and even […]

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 […]

Why Healthcare Providers Need Disability Insurance For Doctors & Nurses

Why Healthcare Providers Need Disability Insurance For Doctors & Nurses

Protect Your Ability to Earn a Living with Disability Insurance As a nurse or a doctor, saving lives takes a significant toll on your body, including standing or walking for hours at a time and constant stress with little sleep […]

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 […]

Non-Hospital Jobs For Registered Nurses

Non-Hospital Jobs For Registered Nurses

Every day you probably think about getting out of Nursing. What is life like beyond the Shadowlands? Now, granted, you may not want to be the next owner of a Gym in Hillcrest, or even a Plumber in San Diego, […]

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 […]

The Three-Dimensional Thinking In Nursing

The Three-Dimensional Thinking In Nursing

Have you ever considered your inherent thinking process? What are the depth, and width and height of your thinking? Examining your own thinking matrix could prove valuable as it might just encourage you to utilize your brain one step further […]

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 […]

When Compassionate Care Takes A Turn Toward Fatigue

When Compassionate Care Takes A Turn Toward Fatigue

By Jennifer Flynn, Risk Manager, Nurses Service Organization & Mary M. Gullatte, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, AOCN, FAAN, Corporate Director of Nursing Innovation and Research for Emory Healthcare Fatigue, emotional distress, or apathy resulting from the constant demands of caring for others: […]

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