Nursing careers

A Nurse, a Bike, and a Trek Across America

A Nurse, a Bike, and a Trek Across America

For Dr. Katherine Jeter, embarking on a 3,100-mile bicycle tour across the Unites States wasn’t about the athletic challenge. And it wasn’t about proving that she, at 72 years old, simply could. It was about raising awareness for the Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN).

Nurses, Jobs and Money 7.0 CE Workshop

Date: 
Tuesday, July 2, 2013 (All day)
Location: 
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Executive Board Room at Blood Assurance 705 E. 4th Street
37403 Chattanooga, TN
United States
Description: 

NURSES, JOBS and MONEY

Having trouble landing a position in nursing? Burned out in your current position as a nurse? This event is for you!! 

Nurses, Jobs and Money 7.0 CE Workshop

Date: 
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 (All day)
Location: 
Near Branson, Missouri at Big Cedar Lodge, Ridgedale, Missouri
621 Devil's Pool Road
65739 Ridgedale, MO
United States
Description: 

NURSES, JOBS and MONEY -- 7.0 CE Workshop

Having trouble landing a position in nursing? Burned out in your current position as a nurse? This event is for you!! 

Duke University creates the next generation of minority nurses

This past summer, 10 college seniors took part in Making a Difference in Nursing II Scholars (MADIN II), spending six weeks at Duke University School of Nursing.

Add an NP to improve ER patient QT

Add an NP to improve ER patient QT

Crowded, busy emergency rooms may find their patient loads alleviated by the addition of just one nurse practitioner to general hospital staff, according to a new study by the Loyola University Health System.

Nursing grads in California may get a rude awakening

According to a recent survey, over 40% of newly licensed RNs in California are without work. You may be thinking, "Isn't there a nursing shortage?" By all accounts, that is still the case.

Congratulations, Minority Nurse Scholarship Winners!

First-Prize Winner, Shylisa Hicks

Another year, another record-breaking number of applicants, and another group of nurses and soon-to-be nurses that overwhelmed us with their determination, dedication, compassion, and intelligence. Choosing our scholarship winners has always been a difficult task, and this year was no exception.

The Take Pride Campaign: Introducing Our Winners!

The Take Pride Campaign: Introducing Our Winners!

In our winter 2012 issue, we called for submissions to our first ever Take Pride Campaign, an effort to recognize those places of employment that went above and beyond regarding encouraging diversity; recruiting and retaining minorities; and creating a cooperative, inclusive work environment.

Essential Tips for First-Year Nurses

Essential Tips for First-Year Nurses

A nurse educator of 15 years outlines best practice tips that new nurses aren’t usually taught in the classroom. From the clinical to the personal, these bedside words of wisdom can help new nurses achieve balance in their careers.

Licensing Board Complaints and Investigations: What Every Nurse Should Know

Licensing Board Complaints and Investigations: What Every Nurse Should Know

Though you're probably aware of the legal troubles nurses sometimes face, no one starts a day on the hospital
floor braced for a legal showdown. But these things happen to the best of nurses. Hopefully, your career will be nothing but smooth sailing, but you should still prepare yourself with knowledge. Lawyer and former Texas Board of Nursing counselor Phong P. Phan offers an introduction to the process and some do's and don'ts for nurses.

Man Enough: The 20 X 20 Choose Nursing Campaign

Man Enough: The 20 X 20 Choose Nursing Campaign

The American Assembly for Men in Nursing profiles the progress of its campaign for a 20% increase in the number of male nurses in the workforce by 2020. Through image marketing, research, and advocacy, male nurses are increasing their presence at the bedside as well as in today's culture.

Addressing the Needs of Multidimensional Learners

Addressing the Needs of Multidimensional Learners

The increasingly diverse student nursing population reflects the cultural composition of the United States and makes it imperative to promote cultural awareness among faculty and students.

How to Become a Nurse Informaticist

How to Become a Nurse Informaticist

The second column in a series, this article explores the educational and experiential pathways toward informatics.

Online Versus Traditional Nursing Education: Which Program Meets Your Needs?

Online Versus Traditional Nursing Education: Which Program Meets Your Needs?

As online degree programs have increased in popularity over the last few years, many prospective students may wonder about the similarities and differences between online and traditional nursing programs.

Informatics: New Opportunities in Nursing

Informatics: New Opportunities in Nursing

The expanding role of computers and technology in our lives has pervaded health care settings. This first column in a series on nursing informatics explores the future careers and job functions of nurses in technology.

Balancing Baby: Returning to Work After Maternity Leave

Balancing Baby: Returning to Work After Maternity Leave

The most joyful and life-changing period of nurses' lives can often be stressful without a plan for balancing work and family life after maternity or paternity leave. Here is a review of some of the best practices to make sure this transition is as smooth and happy as possible.

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