Nursing Specialties

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Latest male nurse myth

I think we’ve driven the male nurse urban legend into the ground with all the common myths out there, but this one blindsided me…

Top 10 qualities of a great nurse educator

Top 10 qualities of a great nurse educator

Prospective students are getting turned away because of a shortage, so perhaps you should consider changing careers to something with more flexible hours, less physical strain, and better pay!

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Specialties in nursing: A closer look flight nursing

Looking to spice up your career? Flight nursing might just be the cure!

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Clinical rotation jitters

Now I’m walking the halls as a Nurse Practitioner Student and holy crap! My lab coat. I have to wear a lab coat.

The secret to choosing a specialty (yes, there is one)

The secret to choosing a specialty (yes, there is one)

So now that you’ve graduated, hopefully passed your state boards, and now hold the title. What now? The irony is you already know where you want to work. Here’s the big secret (and some helpful tips).

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So you want to advance your career?

One of the greatest things about being a nurse is the supply of choices and opportunity. Here are just a few of these options. But before you continue into a new field, you have to ask yourself one important question.

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Should there be a Match.com for nurses?

Ever had a nurse get hired to your unit only to notice, after some time, that s/he is just not a good fit for the specialty itself? There may be nothing worse than a “stuck” nurse!

Top 10 highest paying nursing specialties

Top 10 highest paying nursing specialties

Pay shouldn’t be your only consideration when deciding on a specialty, but this list of the highest paying nursing specialties is a good primer on where you’ll find the greatest earning potential.

Going home

No more whining and crying from me, Rob is going home.  After several months of trying to make it work at a job I don’t like, I finally got a job back where I belong……the emergency room. I can’t wait.  […]

“Perfect fit” nursing

“Perfect fit” nursing

It is miserable to find oneself in an area of nursing that doesn’t fit – for me that would have been med/surg or ortho.

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What have I gotten myself into?

I have not made a secret of the fact that I am not happy with my new job. It is not for me.

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Working in psych

Psychiatric nurse practitioners are in demand — and the pay’s not too bad either. Here, a download on what’s required and what you could earn!

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Make your intuition work for you

Ever get a hunch about a patient’s condition but can’t put your finger on why you feel the way you do?

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Changes

Next week I start a new job. I am making a complete change in what I will be doing in nursing.

Make it big

If you are going to make a change, I say make it a big one.  That’s what I am doing.  I am having problems at work right now, I am not at liberty to say, but I will as soon […]