Professional Boundaries Between Nurses and Patients

January 28th, 2015 by

Female Nurse-Male Patient Nursing is a unique profession in that we must assist patients with rather intimate things at very private and vulnerable times in their lives. What are the professional boundaries nurses should establish? [...] Read More

Retention for Graduate Nurses: How Long Will They Last?

January 21st, 2015 by

Young Female NurseI was a May graduate with big dreams. By the time I took the NCLEX in July, my list of job requirements had shrunk considerably. When I finally was hired in October, there was only one thing I wanted out of an employer – that they hire me. I didn’t care what the job was, as long as it needed an RN, and I could get work experience. [...] Read More

Men in Nursing: Recruitment and Inclusion

January 14th, 2015 by

Male NurseThe ratio of males to females in nursing is one to ten. Though this is a ratio that has grown significantly, the balance is still far from even. Today’s recruitment methods and the current image of men in the nursing profession still perpetuate the stereotypical image of a nurse. [...] Read More

Learn How You Can Use Your Nursing Skills to Benefit Your Community

January 7th, 2015 by

nurse community volunteerIn 2013, one in four adults volunteered through an organization. Volunteering is an important element that is present in a strong community. As nurses, we have the opportunity to provide valuable services and information that will make our own communities stronger and better. [...] Read More