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Nursing and the Table of Brotherhood and Sisterhood

“I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood.” These were the astounding words of Dr.

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.

November 14-16, 2014: NOADN: National Organization for Associate Degree Nursing Conference

Date: 
Friday, November 14, 2014 - 09:00 to Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 17:00
Location: 
Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch St. Louis, MO
United States
Description: 

Founded in 1984, the National Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (N-OADN) is recognized nationally as the voice for Associate Degree (AD) nursing.

AACN: American Association of Colleges of Nursing - Fall Meeting

Date: 
Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 09:00 to Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 17:00
Location: 
JW Marriott Washington, DC
United States
Description: 

AACN's Spring Annual and Fall Semiannual Meetings are open only to the 
chief nursing administrator of member schools, and invited guests.

International Association of Forensic Nurses

Date: 
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 09:00 to Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 17:00
Location: 
Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs
11111 North Seventh St.
Phoenix, AZ
United States
Description: 

The Association’s conference promises to be packed with diverse sessions and the option to earn valuable CEs. In addition to covering the most current forensic nursing science topics, the Conference offers a wonderful opportunity to network with your peers. 

American Academy of Nursing Fall Conference

Date: 
Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 09:00 to Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 17:00
Location: 
Grand Hyatt Washington Washington, DC
United States
Description: 

The American Academy of Nursing annual policy conference will identify ways nurses are transforming health and building a better care delivery system.

Nursing Management Congress

Date: 
Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 09:00 to Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 17:00
Location: 
Mirage Hotel Las Vegas, NV
United States
Description: 

We are exceptionally pleased to highlight several of this year's presentations to enhance your performance as a nurse leader:

8 Benefits that Could Make or Break Your Job Offer

There's nothing like that huge relief when the call from human resources says “You've got the job!” After the long application and interview process, you finally feel a sense of accomplishment and you're ready to just shout, “Yes! I'll take it!”

In the Spotlight: Lorraine Freytes

No one can ever say Lorraine Freytes backs down from a challenge.

Culturally Competent Care for the South Asian Community

South Asians comprise one of the fastest growing ethnic groups in the United States. While their numbers begin to climb steadily, less than 5.5% of all nurses are South Asian.

Do You Know These 5 Preparation Tips for Job Interview Confidence?

Graduating with a new nursing degree is one of the most thrilling highlights for anyone just starting out in this career track. A degree represents hours of hard work and lots of sacrifice to achieve this goal. Congratulations to you if you have a new diploma in hand!

In the Spotlight: Katrina Sanders, RN, ONC

Minority Nurse

Katrina Sanders, RN, ONC, is a clinical coordinator at Novant Health.

Tips for Applying for an Internal Job

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You got your foot in the door at your current employer and your goal is to advance your nursing career and climb the ladder to more responsibility, challenging work and a higher salary.

Thriving in Your First Nursing Job

You earned your degree and landed your first nursing job. Congratulations! You’re well on your way to a meaningful and challenging career.

Everyone wants to make a great first impression when starting a new job. Here are a few pointers to get you started on the right foot.

2014 Annual Salary Survey

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

In the Spotlight: Courtney Shelton, RN

Courtney Shelton, RN, is a travel nurse who has worked in various locations including Rapid City, South Dakota, El Paso, Texas and Tyler, Texas.

Emergency Department Nursing Open House

Date: 
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 07:30
Location: 
UVA Medical Center
1215 Lee Street
22908 Charlottesville, VA
United States
Description: 

Join us Saturday, March 29th at University of Virginia Medical Center for our Emergency Department Nursing Open House!

We're hiring registered nurses with at least one year of experience. The open house will take place from 7:30 am to 2 pm.

Women's and Children's Health Nursing Open House

Date: 
Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
UVA Medical Center
1215 Lee St
22908 Charlottesville, VA
United States
Description: 

Join us Saturday, March 1st at University of Virginia Medical Center for our Children’s and Women’s Health Nursing Open House! The open house will be from 10 am to 4 pm.

We're hiring nurses with at least one year of critical or acute care experience for the following areas:

5 Quick Ways to Make a New Employee Feel Welcome

Remember your first day on the job? How tricky it was to find everything? How hard it was to remember everyone's name? How you wondered about your new colleagues and the new culture?

Lessons for the Teacher

My career in pre-licensure nursing education started in 1986. As a professor at Capital Community College in Hartford, Connecticut, I have taught and learned much in the last 20-plus years.

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