10 Ways to Keep Your Nursing Job from Ruining Your Health
April 14, 2015 - Nursing is not a profession for the faint of heart--or body. Yet many nurses neglect self-care in their quest to help others.
How Nurses Can Improve Public Health Outcomes
April 13, 2015 - During the past century, the United States has
made tremendous strides in public health, but the country still lags far
behind other industrial nations when it comes to health outcomes. The
opportunities to improve are enormous, and nurses have a role to
play--including health promotion and participating in interventions to
improve population health.
Volunteer Nurses Join Continuing Promise Mission to Serve
April 13, 2015 - It was after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti that
Tim Launius, RN, signed on with Registered Nurse Response Network (RNRN)
as a volunteer nurse to be called in times of disaster.
Ensuring Respectful Care of ICU Patients: 10 Things Nurses Can Do
March 31, 2015 - High-tech, fast-paced intensive care units save many patients’ lives, yet the high-stress environment makes it challenging for ICU nurses to look beyond physical needs and focus on the humanness of their patients. With greater awareness, however, nurses can ensure that patient dignity is maintained and that patients and their families have all concerns addressed.
Five Essential Tips for Advancing Your Nursing Career
March 9, 2015 - Whether you’re just starting your nursing career
or you’re mid-career and looking for a boost, the most important thing
you can do to advance your career is to do something. You don’t have to study all RN careers or know exactly where you will end up, but you do need to start the journey.
How Much Do You Know About Travel Nursing? Take Our Quiz
February 10, 2015 - You may be familiar with travel nursing--either as a staff nurse who has worked side by side with travelers in your unit, or someone who has talked to a recruiter about travel nurse assignments. But how much do you really know about this unique career?