Category Archives: Nurse News

A Nurse Accidentally Snips Off Baby’s Toe – End the Blame Game

When the Foley Was Stretched at one point in my career, a patient underwent a cystoscopy to remove a foley catheter. Yes, we were told NEVER to cut the balloon, but I also wasn’t told what could happen if the … Continue reading

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Electronic Health Records: Still-Evolving Tools to Help or Hinder Nurses

One of my earliest memories of electronic health records (EHRs) is the day I had to review a chart at another hospital in the city. As I headed over to medical records, I expected at worst a “big” chart—one of … Continue reading

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Day of infamy, World War II recalled by former Navy nurse in Sacramento

Mary Cecilia Finn Hancock remembers the patriotic rush to join the military service after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor 74 years ago. Then a nurse, Finn Hancock felt it, too, and answered the call to help her country after Dec. … Continue reading

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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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