Submitted by Christopher Salvato on Fri, 2014-02-14 12:10
Are you considering a career in nursing, but afraid of the financial and time commitment necessary to obtain the degree? Consider becoming a certified nursing assistant. It requires less training and can be a great stepping stone for those who want to test the waters before committing to years of training and school.
Submitted by Marc Laughton on Thu, 2014-02-13 11:08
New research in the past year alone has emerged to tell us that video games are not as bad as they’ve seemed to be. In fact, game play may help us flourish since it is a plentiful source of stress-relief, and some video games may even help us feel more calm. Gone are the days of intense running, jumping, and button-mashing, here to stay are games that can fit any mood!
Submitted by Cecilia Pozo Fileti on Thu, 2014-02-13 10:51
When it comes to consuming milk and other dairy products, does your heart tell you yes, and your mind tell you no? Lactose intolerance (LI) could be the culprit in the lover’s quarrel that keeps you from the enjoyment of delicious and nutritious dairy foods. Red alert: It doesn’t have to be that way. Many people with lactose intolerance can enjoy these foods- even on a daily basis.
Submitted by Jebra Turner on Mon, 2014-02-10 00:03
How are you doing sticking to your New Year’s self-improvement goals? According to a new book about American self-help, Promise Land, 45% of us set well-intentioned goals in January. Then all too quickly we abandon them.
Submitted by Julia Quinn-Szcesuil on Sun, 2014-02-09 20:15
Watching the Olympics can teach even the most driven nurse something new. Viewing the awesome physical feats is stunning, but even more amazing is the invisible, but so apparent, mental focus of these singularly intense world-class athletes.
Submitted by Marc Laughton on Wed, 2014-02-05 22:51
One of the most discussed advances in medical technology today is the mobile revolution, which has opened the doors for patients to use special apps and services to message their doctor electronically. It seems like patients everywhere are thrilled to have the opportunity to text, email, and IM their doctors over HIPPA-compliant communication services.
Submitted by Robin Farmer on Fri, 2014-01-31 23:46
So you hear about a great job opening and feel excited, until you read the job description. It’s a long list and you lack some of the requirements. What should you do? Apply even if you don’t think you qualify, nursing experts say.
Submitted by Robin Farmer on Fri, 2014-01-31 23:22
Are you a seasoned nurse applying for jobs and finding it difficult to get interviews? You are not alone. Understanding job market demands and the differences of the multigenerational workforce are among the tips for older nurses who are job hunting.
Submitted by Jebra Turner on Fri, 2014-01-31 22:40
Weight gain doesn't have to be a given for nurses, though it sometimes seems that way. There are so many challenges to eating healthy: working 12-hour shifts (especially nights); eating at oddball hours; not always getting a lunch break; often leaving work feeling starved, etc. Losing weight is one of the most popular new year's resolutions, yet according to many experts less than 10% of us actually achieve our goals. So then, how can nurses rev up their resolutions?
Submitted by Robin Farmer on Fri, 2014-01-31 11:12
When you think about your job, do you instantly become stressed? Do you feel ignored at work? Is your unhappiness at work interfering with your sleep and family life? Then you know well some of the common signs that it’s time to leave your job.
Submitted by Robin Farmer on Wed, 2014-01-29 11:29
Are you looking for a job, but haunted by what your former supervisor may say when contacted for a reference check? Were your previous evaluations bad or were you terminated? The good news is you can move forward despite an imperfect work record.
Submitted by Julia Quinn-Szcesuil on Sun, 2014-01-26 19:13
When Dr. Romeatrius Nicole Moss, RN, MSN, APHN-BC, DNP, sees a need nurses can fill, she uses everything at her disposal to meet that need. Working in the community is one of the places where she does that best.
Submitted by Jebra Turner on Fri, 2014-01-24 15:41
New research suggests that reading fine novels heightens social sensitivity – the capacity to understand the beliefs and desires of other people, and how they differ from your own, that's the bedrock of nursing.