5 unique nursing careers to consider exploring

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.

5 steps to become a travel nurse

As the job of a traveling nurse involves a specific lifestyle and set of skills, if you’re thinking about taking your career in this direction, there are certain steps you should take to properly prepare yourself.

How can nurses eat healthy on the job?

Maintaining your own physical well-being may be challenging during high-stress workdays and night shifts that can take a toll on your regular eating schedule and appetite.

Ebola: The Race for a Vaccine

In West Africa, the number of cases of Ebola has exceeded 20,000 with almost 8,000 fatalities reported. It is by far the worst Ebola outbreak…

The Ebola Quarantine Quagmire

Should persons who may be infected with Ebola be ordered into quarantine? If they are, what does that mean exactly? At the foundation of this…

Is Magnet Status Worth the Cost?

Becoming a Magnet hospital brings the highest level of recognition to a hospital’s nursing services, but it requires significant investment in developing a well-structured nursing…

Chikungunya: Reported Cases on the Rise

Last December, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported the first local transmission of chikungunya virus in St. Martin (French West Indies) in the Caribbean. Previously,…

Ebola: What You Need to Know

The news is full of stories about the Ebola virus. An infected airline passenger has carried Ebola virus into Nigeria, spreading the disease to yet…

Dignity Health: Improving Patient Care

By launching a systemwide effort that included evidence-based practices, specialized nurse training, and bedside interventions, Dignity Health was able to reduce hospital-acquired infections (HAIs), lower…