Nurses often have the opportunity to speak with the loved ones of patients, giving them a chance to enlist some help in creating meaningful outcomes.
If you’re just starting your nursing career, consider gaining experience in both long-term and acute care settings to determine which is right for you.
The firsthand experience and knowledge that comes from years of hospital work gives nurses a unique leg up over the competition.
Pediatric nurses must put more emphasis on their communication skills in order to effectively keep their young patients calm and their patient’s parents informed.
Increased funding for cancer research initiatives could mean that oncology nurses will see new treatments appearing over the next few years.
Consider these tips for managing holiday stress to ensure your holiday season is pleasant and enjoyable.
Here’s what you need to know about working at a large hospital or small private practice.
By focusing on these five nursing skills, you can stand out and work to advance your career.
Keeping your scrubs clean is important for avoiding illness caused by communicable bacteria.
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, and nurses can use this as an opportunity to share prevention tips with patients.
Here’s what you need to know about applying your nursing skills toward caregiver duties.
Here’s what you need to know about the 2016 flu shot.
Engaging nurses from diverse educational programs using an innovative orientation and residency program
Spending more money on nursing can have a number of positive effects, including reducing hospital readmission rates.
Here are a few things to keep in mind for effective nurse-patient communication.
Check out these helpful tips for balancing comfort and professionalism in your nursing attire.
A critical skill for nurses is becoming a master of the night shift.
Follow these helpful tips and reminders before your next job interview.
Here are some things to know about becoming a pediatric nurse before changing gears in your career.
Here are the highest paying and most sought-after nurse positions in the U.S. for the coming year.
While taking step to ensure safety is important for nurses in all types of care settings, it’s particularly essential in emergency departments.
Selecting a graduate nursing program is an important decision that can have a major impact on your career.
Whether you’ve recently received your Masters of Science in Nursing or you’ve been in the workforce for years, the benefits of having a strong network of professionals under your belt is always helpful.
While a more traditional bedside nursing job is exactly what some nurses are looking for, if you find that you’re more interested in a career that strays from the standard nursing job description, explore these unique positions available to nurses.
If you’ve been considering moving your nursing career into a care coordination role, 2016 is the time to make it happen.
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