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Going Back to School for RN to BSN? Key Points to Consider

With the national push for more BSN prepared RN’s, many nurses are considering completing a RN to BSN program. For the experienced RN these programs can be pretty straight forward, completed online or on campus and in as little as 12-18 months.

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. 

How to be a Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise Nurse

Nursing can be physically taxing on the body, putting your health, and ultimately your finances in jeopardy. This can all be avoided by taking steps to being healthy, wealthy, and wise.

Achieving Salary and Career Satisfaction

Romeatrius Moss, RN, MSN, APHN-BC, DNP, doesn’t mince words when she advises other nurses about advancing their careers.

Nurse Staffing and Education Linked to Reduced Patient Mortality

Hospitals in Europe where nursing staff care for fewer patients and have a higher proportion of bachelor’s degree-trained nurses had significantly fewer surgical patients die while hospitalized, according to a new study.

From Nurse to Business Owner: Strategies to Succeed, Part 3

You have a great business idea, now’s the time to focus on cultivating your special place in the business world. There are a few steps involved with this process.

Develop your Niche

New to Nursing: Joining the Profession from Divergent Fields

Two years ago, Evelyn Javier was working in a research lab in Maryland and was unhappy with her career. “I liked the job, but it did not fulfill my purpose,” she says. “I felt like there was more I could do.” 

Advanced Degrees and Certifications: What You Need to Succeed

Advanced education and specialty certifications can help minority nurses take their careers—and their ability to improve health outcomes—to a whole new level.

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.

AMERSA 37th Annual Conference

Date: 
Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 08:00 to Saturday, November 9, 2013 - 14:30
Location: 
DoubleTree Hotel Bethesda, MD
United States
Description: 

AMERSA, the Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse, seeks abstract submissions of recent substance abuse research and substance abuse education innovations for the 2013 AMERSA 37th Annual Conference held in Washington, DC, November 7-9,

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