An Online Master’s Degree for Working Nurses

For many nurses who work long hours and start out at the low end of the totem pole, it’s a dream to work for some of the magnet status hospitals alongside top doctors and physicians. Nursing students often don’t realize that there are easier ways than slugging it out for years in a hospital. You […]

Ageism in Healthcare

Age discrimination involves treating an applicant or employee less favorably because of his or her age, defined by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) forbids age discrimination against people who are age 40 or older. Ageism in the Workplace According to a 2018 AARP survey, about 3 in 5 older […]

Advance Your Nursing Degree Now

5 Reasons Now is a Great Time to Advance Your Nursing Degree Are you a nurse who has been mulling over the idea of going back to school for an advanced degree or certification in the nursing field? Now is an excellent time to take the plunge that will bring your career to new levels […]

A Guide to Nursing: The Importance of Training

You’ve finished your degree, gained your nursing qualification and secured full time employment as a nurse. You may be thinking, ‘Great! I’ve finished studying for good!‘ but this is not the end of your educational journey. As a nurse, you face different challenging situations on a daily basis, dealing with a wide range of patients and […]

7 Resume Writing Tips For Nurses

According to the US Department of Labor, there is a demand for job growth for nurses. What does this mean? As much as employers seek to employ and keep their experienced nursing staff, nurses will benefit from better salaries and working conditions. You may be thinking that employers will be desperately seeking to hire you so […]

5 Tips for Effective Writing That Any Nurse Can Learn

Learning to write well is not impossible for nurses. In fact, nurses already possess a fundamental writing skill just from successfully completing their medical training: writing concisely. Nurses regularly synthesize information, such as patient symptoms and treatment effects, and condense all of this data down into short and to-the-point sentences and descriptions on patient charts. […]

How to Deal with the Stresses of Nursing

Nursing is one of the most stressful occupations in America. Nurses have higher rates of illness and psychiatric problems than other professionals. There are things Nurses and other health professionals can do to minimize the stresses of Nursing. The best way to do this is to look at individual stressors and find ways to minimize […]

How Nurses Should NOT Use Social Media

“From a legal perspective, nurses using social media to reach out to patients pose a few major privacy issues,” says Miller. “Since most social media systems present security problems (in how they’re “built”, infrastructure, and/or how the user interacts with the specific social media system), open sharing of sensitive and confidential information leads to conflict […]

How to Use Social Media to Further Your Nursing Career

Nursing is one of the most prominent — and much needed — professions in the healthcare industry, with over three million registered nurses worldwide. This number is set to grow over the coming years, with the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicting that employment of RNs will grow 19 percent in the decade leading up to 2022, faster […]

Life After Retiring As A Nurse

Some retired Nurses have a difficult time figuring out what to do with their new free schedule. There are those who are looking forward to permanently taking time off from work. They’ve been waiting for this time to finally relax, take it easy, and indulge in hobbies. Some Nurses, on the other hand, prefer to […]