Nursing Conferences to Attend in 2019
Jun26

Nursing Conferences to Attend in 2019

We may be halfway through 2019, but there are still a lot of great nursing conferences to go to this year! As a nurse, you never stop learning. This is especially true for travel nurses. Each travel assignment will show you how to handle new patients, practices, and facilities. Moreover, travel nursing can teach you a lot about yourself and how you handle change. Attending some of these nursing conferences and seminars can help you...

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Nursing Technology: How Technology Has Changed Healthcare
Feb22

Nursing Technology: How Technology Has Changed Healthcare

Could you imagine what nursing was like before the invention of the computer? What about pagers? The implementation of nursing technology has changed the way nurses perform their duties and will continue to alter how they work in the future. The use of efficient electronics in healthcare has reduced errors, cut down on paperwork, and significantly improved patient satisfaction. Nursing Technology Advancements Here are four examples of...

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Nursing Trends For 2019
Jan04

Nursing Trends For 2019

With 2018 receding into the rearview mirror, it’s time to take a look towards 2019. While you might wish that you could take a moment to relax and kick your shoes off, unfortunately, the nursing industry has no time to wait. It’s no secret that the nursing industry is constantly changing and that it’s a dynamic career that forces nurses to adapt constantly. As the healthcare landscape shifts, it’s important to take a look at the...

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Celebrate Patient Experience Week 2018
Apr25

Celebrate Patient Experience Week 2018

When I first saw that Patient Experience Week 2018 is April 23-27, I was a bit confused. I wasn’t really sure what “patient experience” meant. To me, it didn’t really sound like the most interesting thing in the world, so I decided to do a bit of digging. Turns out, it’s a pretty awesome celebration! Below, I’ll outline what I learned about Patient Experience Week, and provide a few different ways...

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Celebrate Perianesthesia Nurse Awareness Week
Feb05

Celebrate Perianesthesia Nurse Awareness Week

You’ve probably seen a handful of the videos. It’s usually a groggy teenager who’s just gotten his or her wisdom teeth out. With the effects of anesthesia wearing off, it can often make for some comical and viral sound bytes. However, anesthesia is a serious medication, and it’s important that a trained professional monitors patients as they come out of a procedure. This is why a perianesthesia nurse plays a vital role in the...

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Nurses Stand With DAPL Protestors
Nov18

Nurses Stand With DAPL Protestors

National Nurses United has recently deployed a second group of volunteers to help on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. As the conflict grows, this brave group of volunteers has vowed to support protestors with medical aid “As a nurse, I understand the necessity of preserving and protecting our water. Water equals life, and the Dakota Access pipeline threatens the health and well-being of millions of Americans,” said RN...

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