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2020 NSNA Virtual MidYear Conference Starts Next Week

2020 NSNA Virtual MidYear Conference Starts Next Week

ANA president Dr. Ernest Grant is the keynote speaker at the National Student Nurses Association (NSNA) Virtual 68th MidYear Conference: The Challenge of Change this year. The virtual conference takes place October 29-31, 2020.  In addition to Dr....

Reducing Stress in the Zen Den

Reducing Stress in the Zen Den

At the beginning of the pandemic, when so much was uncertain, Kathryn Fritze, RN, BSN, a holistic and integrative nurse for the Barbara L. Posner Wellness & Support Center at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center Cancer Institute, saw the toll it...

Transition-To-Practice Programs During COVID

Transition-To-Practice Programs During COVID

In normal times, transition-to-practice programs help new nurses gain confidence, skill, and proficiency as they move into their careers. But during the days of COVID-19, those programs can gain even more significance. Recently, a panel discussion held at the ANCC...

Nursing Side Gigs: A Model Nurse

Nursing Side Gigs: A Model Nurse

This is part of a monthly series about side gigs—nurses with interesting side jobs or hobbies. This month, we spotlight a nurse who is also a model. When Sara Marlow Hunt, DNP, FNP-C, was just 12 years old, she wanted to get into acting. So when Barbizon Modeling...

3 Ways to Get the Most Out of Patient Interviews

3 Ways to Get the Most Out of Patient Interviews

During a patient interview, making the best possible use of your time and establishing rapport are key. If your patient doesn't feel heard, they will shut down and your opportunity to gain valuable information can be lost. Managing your time properly and exercising...

Tips for Doing a Video Interview

Tips for Doing a Video Interview

Pre-COVID-19, most job interviews were conducted in person. You may have had an initial phone interview, but having your second or third interview on video wasn’t generally done. Welcome to a whole new world. If you haven’t regularly used video or just want to get...

Johns Hopkins Launching DNP/MPH Program in 2021

Johns Hopkins Launching DNP/MPH Program in 2021

Starting in summer 2021, nursing graduates interested in working with local and global health agencies, advocacy groups, non-governmental organizations, or other setting related to health policies will be able to pursue a dual-degree Doctor of Nursing Practice...

5 Tips to Help You Stand Out in Nursing School

5 Tips to Help You Stand Out in Nursing School

Getting through nursing school is no easy task. Long days spent in the classroom combined with hours spent doing clinical work can take a toll on your body and mind. However, there are a number of proven tips that you can employ in order to survive the rigors of this...

Mantras and Affirmations for Nurses Amid COVID-19

Mantras and Affirmations for Nurses Amid COVID-19

Many people, including nurses, have daily mantras or affirmations they use to set their intentions and motivate themselves throughout the day. Mantras can help you get through a tough time, but the ones you’ve always used before might not be enough to get you through...

The New Nurse Guide: 11 Ways to Adjust to a New Practice

The New Nurse Guide: 11 Ways to Adjust to a New Practice

Starting a new nursing job can be both exciting and nerve-wracking. You have to learn where everything is and get to know your new coworkers while trying to do your job. If you're starting a new position and wondering how you can adjust, read these 11 tips before your...

Cybersecurity: What Nurses Need to Know

Cybersecurity: What Nurses Need to Know

In the age of EHR, storing info on a cloud, and working on smart phones, it’s also a prime time for hacking. Nurses need to protect the security and privacy of their patients’ personal and health care-related info so it's important to educate yourself about...