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Free 2017 Nurse Salary Report

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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Nursing Test Prep

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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The Value of Genetic Testing to Psychiatric Nursing

The Value of Genetic Testing to Psychiatric Nursing

When I tell people I’m a psychiatric and addictions advanced practice nurse, they are a bit surprised after I share with them my family origins. You see, I come from multiple generations of pharmacists, dating back to the turn of the 20th century when my great...

Tea for Two—Grandmothers and Moms-to-Be

Tea for Two—Grandmothers and Moms-to-Be

In October 2015, Diane Hosmer, RN, MSN, IBCLC, Sutter Medical Foundation, Women’s Services at Sutter Amador Hospital, held the first Grandmother Tea, which is an educational program and celebrations for new grandmothers. Hosmer says that they have hosted four...

5 Tips for Surviving an Accelerated Nursing School Program

5 Tips for Surviving an Accelerated Nursing School Program

I have learned that adapting to the fast paced nature of the curriculum while balancing personal life is essential to one’s overall wellness. You have taken the pre-requisite courses, the GRE, and are ready to embark on this exciting journey. Little did you know, you...

Taking Nursing to the Streets

Taking Nursing to the Streets

In March 2016, Sutter Health and WellSpace Health started The Street Nurse Program. Funded by Sutter Health, the program is geared to meet the needs of an underserved population—those affected by homelessness—in Sacramento, California. To date, it has helped more than...

Six Health and Wellness Tips for Nurses

Six Health and Wellness Tips for Nurses

As a nurse, you already know that staying healthy should be a top priority. But too often other demands get in the way and doing what’s best for your physical, mental, and emotional needs gets pushed aside. It’s time to stop this unhealthy cycle and work on increasing...

When Words Do Harm

When Words Do Harm

Last year, the American Diabetes Association prohibited the use of the word “diabetic” to describe patients in its publications. And at a recent conference, the group cautioned health care providers against using the “ic” term and other words that might alienate...

Quality Compressions and Tips for Better CPR

Quality Compressions and Tips for Better CPR

Perhaps you give CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) almost every shift, and you consider yourself a code blue champion. Maybe you work on a med-surg unit or in a surgery center that rarely has to code a patient. Despite the ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)...

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...

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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Focus on the Sim Lab: How Patients with Disabilities are Helping Train Villanova’s Nursing Students

Join host Joe Morita as he interviews the faculty and research team behind the Nursing Simulation Program at Villanova

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