New Graduate Nurses: Make Your Career What You Want It to Be
August 13, 2012 - The ink isn’t dry on your nursing license and already you’ve had your first epiphany as an RN--“People are looking to me for answers now.” Simulation labs, nursing theories and hours of didactics won’t prepare you for the first time one of your patients yanks off their IV and gown and wanders into the hall at 2 a.m. naked.
Labor and Delivery Nurses Key in Life’s Most Important Moments
March 24, 2013 - Labor and delivery nurses have the unique opportunity to work with families during some of the most important moments of their lives and to care for mothers as they go through the childbirth process.
Five ‘Must-haves’ for Nursing Students’ Future Success
March 22, 2013 - As health care delivery is transforming before our eyes, nursing schools throughout the country are working to prepare nurses for the future--in a health care environment that focuses on technology, care coordination and patient-centered models. Although the fundamental values of nursing will undoubtedly withstand the test of time, experts point out that there are new “must-have” characteristics and skills that will help student nurses meet the challenges of tomorrow’s job market and health care system.
The Changing Face of Nursing: Diversity Increasing Slowly
Diversity in nursing is increasing slowly. Experts see progress with more minorities in nursing and men in nursing, more need to diversify students, faculty.
NCLEX Sample Questions: Furosemide and Hepatitis A
Question 1. The nurse is planning to administer furosemide (Lasix) 40 mg IV directly. The nurse uses which of the following techniques in administering this medication?
More Nurses Pursuing Advanced Degrees, Improving Chances of Being Hired
December 13, 2012 - More nurses are advancing their knowledge by seeking bachelor’s and graduate degrees, according to preliminary 2012 survey data released in early December by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN).