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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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Recruiting More Men to Nursing Schools

Recruiting More Men to Nursing Schools

Nursing, like other health care fields, has been predominately female for quite some time. To increase diversity, some schools are taking the initiative to find ways of attracting more men to attend nursing school and become part of the field. One such school is...

Digital Challenges in Nursing Practice

Digital Challenges in Nursing Practice

Digital technology thus far is pervading and influencing nursing practices. Every nurse today is expected to be able to use knowledge, information, and digital technology to maximize their nursing care and improve efficient ways of working in the health care system....

Nurse-Related Suicide: Breaking the Silence, Part 2

Nurse-Related Suicide: Breaking the Silence, Part 2

Judy Davidson, DNP, RN, FCCM, FAAN, EBP, is the lead author of a recent research paper titled "Nurse Suicide: Breaking the Silence" published in the National Academy of Medicine’s Perspectives: Expert Voices in Health & Health Care. We interviewed Davidson at length...

Tips for Aspiring Nurse Entrepreneurs

Tips for Aspiring Nurse Entrepreneurs

Are you thinking about using your expertise as a nurse to launch a business? Do you have innovative ideas about patient care? Are you eager to create a new opportunity at the forefront of health care that is independent, flexible, and profitable? Perhaps owning your...

How Every NICU Encounter Counts

How Every NICU Encounter Counts

In honor of National Neonatal Nurses Day, Nurse Elizabeth (Liz) Drake, RNC-NIC, MN, NNP, CNS, CHOC, of Children’s at Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo, California, shares her experiences in spreading the word on NICU encounters across the United States, and why her...

To Overtime, or Not to Overtime?

To Overtime, or Not to Overtime?

That is the question, my friends. I recall receiving this piece of advice in nursing school: “The secret to nursing is to never work overtime. Work 3 days a week and only 3 days a week.” Unfortunately, this piece of advice was coming from my favorite nurse that i had...

12 Tips to Get the Most Out of Conferences

12 Tips to Get the Most Out of Conferences

Professional nursing conferences provide extensive learning and networking opportunities. These informative and inspiring gatherings can also feel intimidating. Make your first—or next conference—an enjoyable and productive experience with these 12 tips: 1. Plan...

How to Balance Nursing School and Family Life

How to Balance Nursing School and Family Life

Are you thinking about going to nursing school and already have a family at home to take care of? While balancing nursing school with a family can be a big commitment, it’s definitely doable, and many nurses going to school later in life already have a family, often...

8 Tips to Make Your Nursing Orientation Successful

8 Tips to Make Your Nursing Orientation Successful

Between learning charting systems, locating supplies, and reading up on department policies, one’s orientation can be MORE than frustrating. Here are eight tips to help make your orientation a success, whether you’re a new nurse OR just changing nursing specialties....

Nutrition Pilot Seeks to Improve Nurses’ Health

Nutrition Pilot Seeks to Improve Nurses’ Health

Every time you fly in an airplane, the flight attendant explains that, in a crisis, you need to put on your own oxygen mask before helping others—because you can’t help others unless you’re taken care of first. Unfortunately, with regard to their own health, nurses...

Take Action to Prevent Hepatitis at Work

Take Action to Prevent Hepatitis at Work

While nurses need to know how to care for patients who have hepatitis, they must know about hepatitis transmission and take action to protect themselves from hepatitis at work as well. There are several types, including hepatitis A (HAV), B (HBV), C (HCV), D (HDV),...

Spotlight: Oncology Nurse

Spotlight: Oncology Nurse

Unfortunately, nearly everyone knows someone who has had cancer. As a result, there are many oncology nurses working to help patients get through their experiences—whether with surgery and the aftercare, chemo, radiation, immunotherapy, and the like. We interviewed...

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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