Monthly Archives: January 2016

What Nurses Should Know About Workplace Safety Standards

While most people may not realize this, being a nurse is one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. They are often asked to lift and move patients without the help of equipment and are often exposed to blood … Continue reading

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Benefits of a Nursing Degree

If you are in search of a growing field that affords both a great rate of pay as well as enriching work, a career in nursing might just be right for you. Over the last few years the demand for … Continue reading

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Can Oncology Nurses Help See the Brighter Side of Cancer?

A friend of a friend has battled cancer for several years now. She has elementary school-aged children and sadly, she’s losing this battle and is now on home hospice. She vacillates between good days and those gripped with fear and … Continue reading

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Tips for New Nurses

“The character of the nurse is as important as the knowledge she possesses.” You’ve officially completed all of your required nursing exams and you’re ready to start your career! You’re excited to finally have the job you’ve been waiting for, … Continue reading

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10 Things I Wish Someone Told Me When I Was a New Nurse

You are on your own. There is no clinical instructor to run to when you don’t know how to do something. It all counts, and there is no extra credit. If you make an error as a nurse, you will … Continue reading

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Tips for Working and Going to Nursing School

Going to nursing school is challenging enough, but when you are trying to juggle your studies with making a living, it sometimes seems like you are swimming against a very strong tide. Just as you get ahead, you are knocked … Continue reading

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10 Best Things About Being a Nurse Educator

The need for more highly-educated nurses and the growing shortage of nurse educators has broadened the career horizon for new nurse educators. The demand offers a high-level of job security and opportunities to advance quickly. More importantly, nurse educators play … Continue reading

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