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5 Ways to Become a Social Media Superstar

Looking to Boost Your Social Media Campaign? #SMSsummit Is Here to Help! Social media has become the lifeblood of the economy these days. In fact, 88% of all businesses are using social media to attract new customers and generate revenue. […]

‘Forget About the Stigma’: Male Nurses Explain Why Nursing Is a Job of the Future for Men

‘Forget About the Stigma’: Male Nurses Explain Why Nursing Is a Job of the Future for Men

“I’m sort of an adrenaline junkie, but it’s also the satisfaction of being able to help people, like when you have someone come in who’s overdosed and you treat them and see them turn around just like that.” J.R. McLain, […]

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NCLEX quiz: vitamins

Think you could ace the vitamins portion of the NCLEX test? Here’s a practice quiz…now…go!

“It’s going to continue and it’s going to get worse”: Short-staffing and the future of nursing

“It’s going to continue and it’s going to get worse”: Short-staffing and the future of nursing

When the going gets tough, the tough call for adequate staffing—and STAT.

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Confessions from hospital HR (here’s why we didn’t hire you)

What really happened when YOU went in and gave what you felt was a great interview? HR insiders confess about what works—and doesn’t work—in the hiring process.

Your Legal Obligation to Report Abuse

Your Legal Obligation to Report Abuse

Our legal analyst talks how to stay safe at work. 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 […]

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 […]