Monthly Archives: November 2015

Need for registered nurses continues in Houston area

The demand for nurses continues to grow throughout Houston, with certain fields getting more attention than others. Registered nursing remains one of the most in-demand professions in the U.S., and growth is projected to remain steady by the U.S. Bureau … Continue reading

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New Blog Series Explores Why Nurse Bullying is So Prevalent in the Nursing Profession

American Sentinel University has partnered with Dr. Renee Thompson, one of the top professional development and anti-bullying thought leaders in nursing to debut a new blog series, ‘Dr. Renee Thompson’s Series on Nurse Bullying’ as part of the university’s ‘The … Continue reading

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2015 nurse practitioner & physician assistant salary survey

Nearly half of all physician assistants (PAs) and nurse practitioners (NPs) had a higher income in 2014 to 2015, compared with the previous year, according to results from The Clinical Advisor’s 2015 annual salary survey. And a slightly higher percentage … Continue reading

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6 Best Paying RN Nursing Jobs and Careers

Registered Nurses are among the most in-demand, highly respected medical professionals in the country. They enjoy one of the highest average salaries, rock-solid job stability, and great employee benefits. The Bureau of Labor Statistics lists the average pay for registered … Continue reading

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THE 9 ESSENTIAL RULES OF NURSING FROM 1887 ARE SIMPLY FASCINATING

Nursing is a tough and often thankless job. Nurses must deal with patients, families, emergencies, and anything else that comes up while on shift. They are almost as knowledgeable as doctors but are in direct contact with patients daily. That … Continue reading

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How the Nursing Work Environment Affects Patient Outcomes

Nurses play a significant role in advancing favorable patient and nurse outcomes, says a recent report and accompanying press release from Press Ganey. “As a key player on the front lines of health care delivery, nurses play a critical role in … Continue reading

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Obamacare Sets Off Nurse Shortage As Hospital Labor Costs Rise

As the second year of medical coverage under the Affordable Care Act fattens hospital bottom lines, these facilities’ are beginning to see higher labor costs from the expense of hiring nurses to treat the influx of newly insured sick patients. … Continue reading

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