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June 12, 2014
NEWS
Thinking Outside the Box in Your Nursing Career
Thinking Outside the Box in Your Nursing Career
If you're a nurse, the chances are good that you're either currently working in a hospital or you've logged at least part of your nursing career in one. While hospitals are expected to remain the largest employers of registered nurses, there are a growing number of options for your future.

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Nurse Staffing Bill Gains Senate Support
Nurse Staffing Bill Gains Senate Support
The federal Registered Nurse Safe Staffing Act of 2013 inched closer to passage as the American Nurses Association-supported legislation picked up support in the U.S. Senate.

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Spotlight on Nursing
Why All the Fuss About Improving the Patient Experience?
Thinking Outside the Box in Your Nursing Career Although some evidence exists demonstrating a connection between patient experience and patient safety and clinical effectiveness outcomes, the field remains relatively new with many opportunities for nurses.

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The Changing Workplace
CMS Rule Change Empowers Dietitians, Could Lower Nurse Workload
CMS Rule Change Empowers Dietitians, Could Lower Nurse Workload "No one disputes that nutrition is central to having and sustaining good health," began Danielle Snider, MS, RD, manager of clinical nutrition for Scripps Health in California. "Even so, registered dietitians are still a more recent profession in the hospital atmosphere, and because of that we are some of the last clinicians to be privileged in responsible care for the patient."

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Complimentary Continuing Education Course from RN.com
Focused Physical Examination for the Acute Care Setting
This one contact hour course reviews the process for performing a complete, yet succinct, physical exam for your patients in the acute care setting. This course is available at no cost until June 30, 2014. Sign up today!
Special Feature
Nurse Brenda Warner Overcomes Adversity, Now Advocates for Heart Health
Nurse Brenda Warner Overcomes Adversity, Now Advocates for Heart Health A child requiring lifelong nursing care led Brenda Warner to the nursing profession, but now she draws on her knowledge to educate people about heart-healthy habits. She and her husband, Kurt Warner, a former NFL quarterback, strive to serve as role models for healthy living.

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Recent Blog Posts - Ask the Expert
Keeping Up on the CEUs
Keeping Up on the CEUs By Aaron J. Moore, MSN, RN-BC, travel nurse expert

Every state has different requirements for getting a nursing license. This can be frustrating for all nurses, especially travel nurses who work in multiple states. But the one thing that binds us together is the fact that we all need to get continuing education units (CEUs) to keep that license active.

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