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How Can Nurses Elevate the Profession?

How Can Nurses Elevate the Profession?

We as nurses want to see our profession thrive and be prepared for the future. We as individuals can take actions that will lead to advancements in nursing as a whole. These steps on their own may not seem like much, but the following can lead to long-term change and...

Nursing Side Gigs: Jax Nurses Buy Houses

Nursing Side Gigs: Jax Nurses Buy Houses

This is part of a monthly series about side gigs—nurses with interesting side jobs or hobbies. This month, we spotlight Jax Nurses Buy Houses (JNBH). More than 10 years ago, when they were still in nursing school, Chris McDermott, MSN, APRN, AGNP-C and Joshua...

Better Communication for Nurses

Better Communication for Nurses

What does effective communication mean to you? All individuals have their own natural ways of communicating that stem back to culture, past experiences, and background. How one culture communicates may seem very different to another.  Health care melds together...

Mental Health Care for Minorities

Mental Health Care for Minorities

While COVID-19 continues to infect people throughout the United States, stress levels seem to be increasing as well, especially for minorities. Unfortunately, people of color (POC) don’t often get the mental health care that they need. Aiyana Ma’at, founder of...

SC Grants Graduate Nurses Temp Permission to Practice

SC Grants Graduate Nurses Temp Permission to Practice

To cope with diminishing resources during the state’s spike in COVID cases, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control and the State Board of Nursing have issued a temporary order permitting graduate nurses to treat patients during the crisis....

Graduate Nurses and Imposter Syndrome

Graduate Nurses and Imposter Syndrome

We’ve all been experienced it: maybe new graduates are experiencing it right now…it’s the first day on the job with our freshly minted nursing degree and “what in the world am I doing here?!” is running through your head. Despite studying diligently to pass those...

Virtual Visits from UCI Nursing Students Provide IRL Comfort

Virtual Visits from UCI Nursing Students Provide IRL Comfort

Students at the University of California Irvine Gross School of Nursing made good use of their downtime by paying virtual visits to non-COVID patients at the UCI Medical Center. Between May 4 and their June 13 commencement, 45 iPad-wielding undergrads and graduates...

Survey:  Nurse Practitioners on the Frontlines during COVID-19

Survey: Nurse Practitioners on the Frontlines during COVID-19

When it comes to caring for patients suffering from COVID-19, nurse practitioners (NPs), as you might expect, are making a major contribution. Some 61% of NPs are treating patients who have been diagnosed with COVID-19, according to a recent survey from the American...

Iona College to Launch New BSN Program this Fall

Iona College to Launch New BSN Program this Fall

To help meet the growing demand for RNs, Iona College in New York is about to join the ranks of schools offering a BSN program. This fall, Iona will provide students with two routes to obtain a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree: one option is to embark on a...

COVID-19: Dialysis Patients at Risk

COVID-19: Dialysis Patients at Risk

As COVID-19 continues to sweep through the nation, researchers are realizing what groups of people are especially affected by it and are more susceptible to it, such as dialysis patients. Maya N. Clark-Cutaia, PhD, ACNP-BC, RN, Assistant Professor of Nursing and...

Nursing Side Gigs: Working as a Photographer

Nursing Side Gigs: Working as a Photographer

This is part of a monthly series about side gigs—nurses with interesting side jobs or hobbies. This month, we spotlight a photographer. Boxter and her familyCredit: MB Photography By day, Shannon Lynn Boxter, RN, works as a travel nurse at Duke University Medical...