About this author:

Marian Henderson

Marian Henderson

Marian Henderson is currently a Graduate RN. She has volunteered at a long-term care facility and received 196 clinical hours of RN training; in addition she has a technical diploma in Health Information Technology from the American Business and Technology University. She loves sharing helpful information and tips for new nurses.

Travel Nursing as a Career

November 12th, 2014 by

travel nursing Travel nursing basically means that one travels to provide nursing care. Instead of working in one medical facility or location, the nurse will travel to wherever he/she is most needed. [...] Read More

Marking the Milestones in Your Nursing Career

October 9th, 2014 by

milestones in nursingA milestone, according to Merriam Webster, is “an important point in the progress or development of something.” Here, we’ll explore some milestones that occur early in one’s nursing career. [...] Read More

The Enterovirus D68

September 23rd, 2014 by

Enterovirus D68In combating and preventing viruses, it is important to have a basic understanding of these submicroscopic entities. [...] Read More

Nursing Competency for New and Experienced Nurses

September 9th, 2014 by

new nurse in the fieldAs a registered nurse you are a licensed professional, but what makes you competent? You have a degree, a license declaring you are a nurse, and perhaps you had an exceptionally high grade point average in nursing school, but what else? Several elements are correlated to your skills and abilities; one element is experience. [...] Read More

Ten Things Every New Nurse Needs to Know Before Embarking on a New Career

August 5th, 2014 by

Tips for New NursesCongratulations! You’ve just graduated. After years of classes and fine-tuning your nursing skills, you probably feel like you’re ready to take on the real-world. [...] Read More