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How Can We Eliminate Gender Bias in Health Care?

How Can We Eliminate Gender Bias in Health Care?

No one enters the health care profession because they want to discriminate against their patients. You don’t sacrifice years of time and energy, tears and sweat, just to indulge your biases and serve your stereotypes. But the simple truth is that health care providers...

Nursing Side Gigs: Online Studies and Focus Groups

Nursing Side Gigs: Online Studies and Focus Groups

This is part of a monthly series about side gigs—nurses with interesting side jobs or hobbies. This month, we spotlight a nurse who participates in online studies and focus groups. As his full-time job, Charles Prendergast, BSN, RN, works as a registered nurse in the...

Setting Career Goals for the New Year

Setting Career Goals for the New Year

People tend to think of the New Year as a time to ponder—about ourselves, our lives, and our careers. It’s also a great time to think about your personal career goals. While it may seem difficult during the pandemic to think about what’s next in your nursing career,...

When a Patient Has a Service Dog

When a Patient Has a Service Dog

Although it may not happen often, there could be times when a patient comes into your department at the hospital or the health care office you work in, and they have a service dog. Would you know what to do? Do you acknowledge the dog or not? If it’s an emergency...

Interview with TNA’s Cindy Zolnierek: Part Two

Interview with TNA’s Cindy Zolnierek: Part Two

In Part Two of the DailyNurse interview with Texas Nursing Association (TNA) CEO Cindy Zolnierek, PhD, RN, CAE, we discuss the importance of including a nursing perspective when forming healthcare policies and the TNA’s goals for the coming year. (Click here to read...

Herzing University to Open New Tampa Campus

Herzing University to Open New Tampa Campus

As the pandemic highlights the nation's nursing shortage, new schools are opening in an attempt to close the gap. One new educational opportunity for aspiring BSNs and LPNs in 2021 is the Herzing University Tampa campus. To learn more about Herzing University's essay...

Attending Nursing School During COVID-19

Attending Nursing School During COVID-19

Since March, COVID-19 has been affecting our lives in ways we couldn’t have imagined just one year ago. Between quarantines, wearing masks, using hand sanitizer, and the like, our lives have been completely changed. Imagine what it's like to attend nursing school...

Caring for Incontinent Patients: A Brief Guide

Caring for Incontinent Patients: A Brief Guide

Roughly 13 million Americans are affected by incontinence, with elderly patients as the leading demographic. Also known as the loss of bladder control, urinary incontinence can be stressful and embarrassing for patients. November is National Caregiver Awareness month,...