Pros and Cons of Joining a Nursing Organization

November 19th, 2014 by

pros and cons nursing organizationThe decision to join a nursing organization is one that many graduate and seasoned nurses face. [...] Read More

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

Should Health Care Workers Be Required to Get a Flu Vaccine?

November 5th, 2014 by

flu vaccine ts smallIn Ontario, Canada, a policy is being debated called the “Vaccine or Mask Policy” in which health care workers are required to either get a flu shot or wear a mask when caring for patients. This policy has already put in place in British Columbia and in 8 hospitals in Ontario in 2013. [...] Read More

Working as a Travel Nurse While Homeschooling

October 29th, 2014 by

travel nurse homeschooling her kidsDoes your family enjoy exploring new places and look forward to the next adventure? Have you considered travel nursing, but don’t think it is a valid option? [...] Read More

Starstruck by Starlord

October 22nd, 2014 by

I have been starstruck in a big way recently. I am not usually the type to go gaga over good looking movie stars, and I don’t keep up with celebrity gossip as well as I could, although I’ll admit to occasionally reading People magazine, or even one of it’s trashier counterparts. I’ve always been more interested in the clothing choices of celebrities rather than their personal choices. [...] Read More

What are the Benefits of Higher Education for Nurses?

October 14th, 2014 by

higher education for nursesThere are several ways to become a registered nurse in the United States: [...] 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

New Research Indicates that Nurses who Care More Burn Out More Quickly

October 7th, 2014 by

nurses who careNursing is a work of heart.” “Caring is the essence of nursing.” “Nurses are angels in comfortable shoes.” Do these slogans motivate nurses to invest more in their jobs? Perhaps, but studies show that caring more may not translate into career longevity. [...] Read More

The 2014 Ebola Outbreak Ranked as the Deadliest Ever

October 2nd, 2014 by

The-Deadliest-Ever-Ebola-Virus-OutbreakThe news released by the World Health Organization (WHO) and other sources about this 2014 Ebola virus outbreak continues to be grim. According to a recent media release by the WHO, Dr. Margaret Chan stated that this Ebola outbreak was “the largest, most complex and most severe we’ve ever seen.” [...] Read More

How to Prevent Medication Errors

September 30th, 2014 by

medication errorsNurses are taught in school to be prudent caregivers and how medicine and medical procedures can be applied to help people. [...] Read More