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See how nursing salaries compare by specialty, role, certification, and get a better picture of your true value. This report explores salary comparisons across the US and provides you with key tips on how to position yourself for a higher salary in the future.

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Take our nursing test prep sample questions and test your skills as you prepare for your next exam. Choose test prep questions from 5 specialty areas, including cardiovascular, pulmonary, renal, gastrointestinal, and hematological nursing.

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4 Ways to Relieve Tension Headaches

4 Ways to Relieve Tension Headaches

A few days ago, a friend of mine asked me if I had any tips for managing tension headaches; she’s been experiencing them more frequently from working long hours as an ER nurse. Like many nurses, she spends most of the day on her feet. By the end of her shift, her...

How Do You Handle Difficult Patients?

How Do You Handle Difficult Patients?

Every nurse has them—the difficult patients that, no matter what good is happening in their lives, are just really negative with their attitudes all the time. So what can you do to help them and to help yourself, as it’s not easy to deal with so much negativity? Dr....

Kangaroo-A-Thon: Promoting Positive Touch

Kangaroo-A-Thon: Promoting Positive Touch

While working in a NICU setting, we as staff get used to the long-term admissions, fragile 24-weekers, and the deer-in-headlights look from caregivers during those first few weeks. Feelings of inadequacy and lack of control can easily creep into our most experienced...

3 Budget-Friendly Ways to Relax this Summer

3 Budget-Friendly Ways to Relax this Summer

Nursing is a demanding job and you’re probably looking forward to taking some time off this summer. Summer is the time of year for backyard barbecues, lounging by the pool, and jetting off for a much-deserved vacation. With so much going on during the fleeting summer...

Speaking on Nurses in the Civil War

Speaking on Nurses in the Civil War

After Pamela D. Toler’s book Heroines of Mercy Street: The Real Nurses in the Civil War was published, she began giving talks about nurses during the Civil War as a spin-off. Toler, a freelance writer with a PhD in history and, as she says, “a large bump of...

Developmental Care in the NICU

Developmental Care in the NICU

Developmental care is a philosophy utilized by the entire interdisciplinary team to coordinate medical, nursing, and parental interventions based on the developmental needs for a particular patient. This philosophy of care is to support the infant and their families...

4 Do-It-Yourself Ways to Relieve Foot Pain

4 Do-It-Yourself Ways to Relieve Foot Pain

Whether you’re dealing with bunions, blisters, plantar fasciitis, or bone spurs, foot pain is a common complaint among nurses. If you’re monitoring your steps each day with the latest fitness tracker or app, you probably already know you’re walking miles in your shoes...

4 Myths About Compassion Fatigue

4 Myths About Compassion Fatigue

Do you ever feel like you’re running on empty? Maybe you feel like your workload is taking a toll on your mental or physical health, and you’re just not able to bounce back as you had hoped? You’re probably already aware that compassion fatigue can happen to any nurse...

Celebrating Neuroscience Nurses Week

Celebrating Neuroscience Nurses Week

Every year during the third full week in May, the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses (AANN) celebrates Neuroscience Nurses Week (NNW) to honor all nurses who work in the field. To get more insight, we contacted Allison Begezda, MPS, senior marketing manager...

NursesTakeDC Rally Raises Awareness of Safe Staffing Ratios

NursesTakeDC Rally Raises Awareness of Safe Staffing Ratios

Stethoscopes dangled around the necks of nurses wearing navy NursesTakeDC t-shirts and big smiles. “Where are y’all from? We’re from Arizona!” More than 800 nurses from 40 U.S. states congregated at the NursesTakeDC Rally on May 5th in Washington, DC. The rally was to...

National Nurses Week: Nurses Touching Lives

National Nurses Week: Nurses Touching Lives

As part of National Nurses Week, we wanted to share some stories with you about how nurses have changed lives and gone beyond what some people stereotypically think: that nurses just take temperatures, clean bedpans, and give shots. Nothing could be further from the...

Back to School: What a School Nurse Does

Back to School: What a School Nurse Does

Remember the school nurse? At the time, they were usually women, and especially when you were a little kid, she made everything seem better when you didn’t feel good. In honor of National School Nurse Day, we spoke with Brenda L. Brooks, the district head nurse,...

4 Reasons to Pay Off Your Nursing School Loans Fast

4 Reasons to Pay Off Your Nursing School Loans Fast

Graduating from nursing school is a wonderful accomplishment. Once you have that degree in your hands you can finally get to work doing what you love the most – helping your patients achieve health and wellness. Many nurses used student loans to finance their...

15 Inspirational Quotes to Boost Your Spirit

15 Inspirational Quotes to Boost Your Spirit

We can all benefit from the wise words of others once in a while. In keeping with the National Nurses Week theme of “Nursing: the Balance of Mind, Body, and Spirit,” we’ve gathered together 15 quotes to uplift your heart and mind. If one of these quotes resonates with...

Fast Facts for the Student Nurse

Nursing Student Success in a Nutshell

This Fast Facts guide for students in diploma, AD, BSN, and RN-BSN level programs features the information that nursing students really need to know in order to achieve excellence up to and beyond the NCLEX.

 

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