Submitted by Jebra Turner on Tue, 2014-10-21 19:08
Nurses are, of course, worried about the spread of Ebola. Everyday folks, outside of healthcare, are also frightened. Today news headlines are hyper-focused on the latest developments in the continuing Ebola battle.
Submitted by Margarette Burnette on Thu, 2014-10-16 14:58
One of the biggest issues in health care today is stopping the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. Nurses need to know as much as possible about the virus, and how to effectively treat patients. Here is what we can learn from other communities who have been affected by Ebola.
Submitted by Julia Quinn-Szcesuil on Wed, 2014-10-15 18:45
Is your hospital ready? A recent survey by National Nurses United indicated that more than half of the 400 nurses surveyed weren't confident that their hospitals could deal with an Ebola patient. The survey has certainly touched a nerve with nurses who will be on the front lines of caring for any patient with suspected or diagnosed Ebola.
Submitted by Margarette Burnette on Wed, 2014-10-15 13:39
News that a second nurse in Texas has been struck with the deadly Ebola virus is likely to send an unprecedented sense of alarm through the public and health care community. It also renews focus on the CDC's recently updated Ebola infection prevention and control
Submitted by Julia Quinn-Szcesuil on Mon, 2014-10-06 10:26
Given the ever-changing schedules of most nurses, a morning routine is hardly ever typical. Whatever time of day you have to get ready and out the door, there are a few tasks you can do to simplify your routine without too much hassle!
Submitted by Julia Quinn-Szcesuil on Wed, 2014-10-01 12:02
With all the upheaval surrounding the Affordable Care Act (also known as ObamaCare), there is great news for Latinos. In the past year, significant numbers of Latinos have obtained health insurance coverage.
Submitted by Robin Farmer on Tue, 2014-09-30 00:20
Do you have a coworker, friend or family member who is an absolute joy to be around? Are there people in your life who deal with challenges with a smile and a can-do attitude? Happy people work on their thoughts and actions to create and maintain their happiness. You can, too.
Submitted by Robin Farmer on Sun, 2014-09-28 23:59
Did you pick up some extra pounds over the summer? Are you less than enthused about pursuing another workout regimen? Consider high-intensity interval training [HIIT], which involves short bursts of intense exercise to burn fat fast, strengthen your heart and preserve muscle.
Submitted by Jebra Turner on Sun, 2014-09-28 19:31
As a nurse, the way you work is always evolving, whether that means changes in technology, workspace, or workflow. You’ve probably already experienced dizzying shifts, big and small, at your hospital or clinic.
Submitted by Courtney Tracy on Mon, 2014-09-22 15:14
As a brand new nurse, I was stuck in a hard place. When applying for jobs, the most common statement said to me was, "You need a year's experience." How do you get the year's experience if no one is willing to take a chance on you? The answer: Volunteer!
Submitted by Minority Nurse Staff on Thu, 2014-09-18 18:02
The Internet has had a significant impact on every aspect of the job market, with career websites becoming the first places people turn to both look for employment opportunities and research in preparation for a job application. The health care profession is no exception to this, with nurses and other health care professionals using the Web as a crucial source of information as well as a means of pursuing new opportunities to advance their career.
Submitted by Margarette Burnette on Tue, 2014-09-16 16:00
Are you getting enough antioxidants in your diet? We know that it’s important for nurses to set an example when it comes to healthy eating, and that means making good food choices even if we have a busy schedule.