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1st Annual Salary Survey

While there is a range in how much nurses earn, nurses reported making more money this year than they earned five years ago.

The Benefits of Automated Hospital Systems

The pace is picking up in the movement of hospitals toward automated tracking of health records, medications, and patient care. Who better than nurses—with their intimate, on-the-ground expertise—to lead the way?

Developments in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS

Since the first identification of AIDS in 1981, and the eventual discovery of HIV two years later, HIV/AIDS has become a dominant global public health priority with a wide range of humanitarian and economic implications.

Closing the Food Allergy Gap

Minority children have higher rates of food allergy than their white counterparts, yet they’re less likely to receive the treatment they need to manage their condition and avoid potentially life-threatening allergic reactions.

Nurses in Hospital Planning, Working with Administration

Good nurses are professionals who strive to make a positive impact in their organizations. Some are able to make this impact by working in planning with hospital administrators.

The Forefront of Cancer Treatments and Lingering Disparities

Despite advances in recent years relating to cancer prevention, detection, and treatment, many minority groups in the United States continue to bear a greater cancer burden than whites.

Nursing Pharmaceutics: Educating Toward Safer Pharmaceutical Care

When Felicia Menefee, RN, NP, ACNS, recruited patients for the landmark African-American Heart Failure Trial (A-HeFT), little did she know that the study would yield such positive results for them—or future patients.

Lights, Camera, Accuracy: Nurses in the Media

Robert DeNiro

Your favorite movie or TV show may feature a spunky heroine who’s smart, capable, and great at her job, but chances are she’s not a nurse.

How Mentoring Programs Influence Workforce Diversity

Karen Bankston, PhD, MSN, FACHE, didn’t have management in her career sights when she started as a fledgling emergency room nurse in 1976 at then-Southside Hospital in Youngtown, Ohio.

Top 25 Nursing Employers

What makes a company one of the “best” places to work is, of course, highly subjective. For some, a top-notch workplace is all about friendly coworkers and flexible hours; for others, salary and benefits are all that matter. 

2014 Annual Salary Survey

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Depending on where they work and their specialties, nurses can earn a range of salaries.

The American Nurse

Americans possess unwavering faith in registered nurses. Year after year, nurses top the list of most trusted professionals. But ask most people just what nurses do and their answers lack clarity, conviction, and a clear-eyed understanding of nursing’s sundry roles.

Affirmative Action and College Admissions

Affirmative action has been a hot topic for decades. Since its tumultuous inception almost 50 years ago, affirmative action has been applauded, argued, and scoffed at as an answer to racial inequality.

Steps to Choosing a Nursing Specialization

Many nurses, once comfortable with the day-to-day practice of nursing, decide that the next natural step is to go the specialization route.

The Impact of Racist Patients

When sick and injured patients arrive at hospitals for treatment, they also bring with them their unhealthy prejudices and biases. On the frontline of health care and healing, nurses may find themselves dealing with patients who prefer a caregiver who is of the same race.

What Recruiters Want: How a BSN Can Help You Land a Job

With the increasing demand for more highly educated nurses and many hiring requirements now mandating a BSN, the nursing job market is in the midst of a massive shift. 

Tackling Student Loan Debt

Advancing your education isn’t a prescription for debt. Here’s how to earn that degree without interest.

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