Types of Nursing Licenses: RN, LPN, CNA
Nov16

Types of Nursing Licenses: RN, LPN, CNA

Nurses play a pivotal role in the healthcare industry. They facilitate care as the first point of contact for patients while working with physicians, nurse practitioners, therapists, technicians, and other healthcare professionals. However, not all nurses have the same certification. This means that nurses may be responsible for different aspects of patient care based on their respective education and licensure. A few of the most...

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Nursing Salary: Highest Paying Specialties
Oct02

Nursing Salary: Highest Paying Specialties

It is no secret that nurses enter the profession for a wide variety of reasons. Of course, nurses unanimously want to help others. While there may be other reasons as well, few would be willing to commit to the education and work needed to become a nurse without genuine compassion. However, at the end of the day, it also helps to make a sizable salary. Regardless of how nurses decide to spend their income, it is helpful to know what...

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6 Hidden Night Shift Benefits
Mar03

6 Hidden Night Shift Benefits

Working night shift has its downsides, but there are many perks that most people don’t realize. Sure, you might lose the sense of a sleeping/eating routine for a few days, be on a different schedule than the rest of the world, and have a hard time adjusting but it can be worth it. Aside from the negatives, many nurses learn to recognize the many night shift benefits and actually prefer it in comparison to the day shift. Dealing with...

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Beginner’s Guide to Travel Nursing
Aug22

Beginner’s Guide to Travel Nursing

Decided to dive into the world of travel nursing? Awesome! In this travel nursing guide, we’ll explore what steps you should take to become a travel nurse and explain some of the lingo and practices in the industry. The Agency The first step to becoming a travel nurse is finding an agency that works for you, literally. An agency is meant to be your wingman. Sign up with an agency you feel comfortable with, one that will be there for...

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Shop at a Discount RN!
Jul27

Shop at a Discount RN!

We know nurses are some of the hardest-working people in our society, and they often go un-thanked and under-appreciated. Here are a few stores that would like to show their appreciation to the everyday hero, not just for nurse appreciation week (although BOGO Chipotle Day does not go unnoticed). Sweet Savings Dreams Sleep Number wants our nurses and medical professionals to get a good night’s sleep. If you’re looking for a new...

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Nursing: Why Proper Staffing should be a Priority
Mar07

Nursing: Why Proper Staffing should be a Priority

There’s nothing like walking in at the beginning of a 12 hour shift and realizing you’re short staffed. Millions of questions start to run through your head; Will I have time to pee in the next 12 hours? What about eating? Is it too late to make a run for the door? Even more importantly, will I exceed the amount of patients I’m able to take care of properly? Understaffed healthcare facilities are a growing issue, and...

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