Continuing Education for Nurses
Feb24

Continuing Education for Nurses

After nursing school, you have the option to complete continuing education courses. We know, the last thing you want to do after the difficult years of nursing school is to go back to school. With that being said, continuing education for nurses is a way to show your dedication to patients and continually improve skills and knowledge. It was even shown in a study that nurse education level correlates with patient mortality. For some...

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Multicultural Nursing |Consider the Basics
Jan04

Multicultural Nursing |Consider the Basics

America has been a place where people from all over the world come to create better lives, especially through health care. As a nurse, patients come in all shapes, sizes, colors, and orientations – all of them needing your help. With an increasingly diverse population, multicultural nursing is more important every day. Being able to respond to a patient’s cultural, informational, and linguistic needs can be all tall order...

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The Hidden Benefits of the RN to BSN Transition
Jun22

The Hidden Benefits of the RN to BSN Transition

Think back to those wonderful years at nursing school. Cramming for exams with coffee and anxiety as your only source of energy. Or maybe you played the exciting game of “who has a mental breakdown first, the nursing students or the psych patients.” It’s no surprise that just the mere mention of school sends shivers up your spine. However, a rise in RN to BSN programs have allowed thousands of nursing students to further their...

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The American Nurses Association Honored 11 Nurses
May20

The American Nurses Association Honored 11 Nurses

Each year, the American Nurses Association (ANA) honors nurses that are making an impact and providing great contributions to the nursing field. This year, nine nurses’ accomplishments were recognized and they will be receiving honorary awards, while two others will be inducted into the Nursing Hall of Fame. “It is important to honor the unwavering commitment of nurses who are transforming healthcare,” said Dr....

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Shai Wilkins: Pageant Queen, Travel Nurse & Health Enthusiast
May12

Shai Wilkins: Pageant Queen, Travel Nurse & Health Enthusiast

An Alabama native, Shai Wilkins attended high school in Harvest, where she spent a lot of her time participating in school clubs, and sports, like basketball. She continued on to Belmont University in Tennessee, where she made her way through nursing school. But don’t let this seemingly ‘average, American girl story’ fool you, because Wilkins is far from average. As if getting through nursing school isn’t...

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National Nurses Week: An Overview
May06

National Nurses Week: An Overview

Happy first day of Nurses Week! In line with our “Put Your Best Scrubs Forward” Facebook photo competition, we’d like to discuss what Nurses Week is really all about! Here’s an overview of everything you should know about National Nurses Week. The History of Nurses Week Nurses week spans the week of May 6 through May 12 each year, ending on Florence Nightingale’s birthday. Florence Nightingale, or...

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