Postpartum Travel Nurses: Know the Health Risks After Childbirth
Aug22

Postpartum Travel Nurses: Know the Health Risks After Childbirth

Did you know that maternal mortality rates are on the rise in the United States? Did you know that heart-related problems are the leading cause of maternal death? Quite a few nurses in a recently surveyed group didn’t know these facts, revealing that many full-time and postpartum travel nurses are ill-informed about the dangers mothers face after giving birth. There were 372 postpartum nurses nationwide surveyed by MCN: The American...

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How to Become a Flight Nurse & 3 Reasons Why You Should
Jul27

How to Become a Flight Nurse & 3 Reasons Why You Should

You see an accident on the highway and you can tell right away that it’s very bad. Then, you hear on the news that someone is being airlifted to the hospital. When someone is airlifted, it typically means that their injuries are life threatening and time is of the essence. The air ambulance is the fastest way to get a patient to the hospital, especially if there isn’t a hospital nearby. Can you imagine what it must be like to work on...

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Things a Hospice Nurse Should Know
Jul21

Things a Hospice Nurse Should Know

Since we are born there are special moments in our lives that we enjoy discussing, sharing, and celebrating – birthdays, graduations, new jobs, marriage, babies, and anniversaries are just some of them. Yet, it seems like the one thing we will all go through no matter what path we choose, at the very end of our lives, is the one thing we steer away from discussing or celebrating together. For many, the idea of dying is very scary and...

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Pros and Cons of Mental Health Nursing
Jun21

Pros and Cons of Mental Health Nursing

At a time when demand for mental healthcare services is high, there is, unfortunately, a shortage of providers available to do the job. The U.S. is in the midst of an opioid epidemic, and current federal healthcare laws are pushing the industry to put equal importance on both physical and mental health. All of these factors are causing demand for mental health services to rise. At the same time, the shortage of mental health providers...

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Pediatric Nurse Tips for Working with Kids
Feb17

Pediatric Nurse Tips for Working with Kids

As a pediatric nurse, you will be working with children every day. This can certainly be difficult, but very rewarding. Children are normally very energetic, and a trip to the doctor’s office can ramp them up even more. Keeping the kids calm and comforted is essential to be able to carry out your duties as a nurse. Most people think that pediatrics involves seeing cute babies and smiling children all day. Oh, how wrong they are. Some...

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Geriatric Nursing: Better with Age!
Dec16

Geriatric Nursing: Better with Age!

As a natural part of the human life cycle, age is something we’ll all confront eventually. Our bodies go through many changes and can start to wear out as health problems arise. Since our elderly community needs more time and attention than most other age groups in order to stay healthy and happy, geriatric nursing is sometimes just what the doctor ordered. With advances in medicine and life expectancy, our senior population is...

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