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How Much Do Nurses Actually Make?

In a world where an increasingly poor job market has left many graduates underemployed and overwhelmed with debt, nursing shines as a beacon of...
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5 Signs That Your Workplace Values Its Employees

As nurses, we take pride in what we do. We value our work, our colleagues, and our patients. Great workplaces do the same. Here are...
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After Nursing, What Will You Do?

Have you been considering a change of career? Nursing can be an incredibly stressful job, and for many people, it can get to be...
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5 Things Every Nurse Needs to Know About CRNAs

How much do YOU know about nurse anesthetists? Perhaps surprisingly, they’ve been providing anesthesia care to patients in the U.S. for more than 150...
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How Do I Deal With Continuing Education?

Some states require you to get continuing education (CE) credits to maintain your license; others don’t. But in either case, it’s absolutely essential for...
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Perspectives: Why We Do What We Do

There are those moments, those special patients, that help remind us why we do what we do. For 75 health care professionals from two...
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Beyond Direct Patient Care: Five Nursing Specialties to Consider

Being a nurse does not have to involve direct patient care. Nurses have a number of career options available to them if they want...
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Did you read it? Hospitals Sicken Many By Withholding Food and Sleep

A Johns Hopkins surgeon and prominent patient safety researcher is calling on hospitals to reform emergency room, surgical and other medical protocols that sicken up...
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More than 234,000 licensed nurse practitioners in the US

More than 234,000 nurse practitioners (NPs) are licensed in the United States, according to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), which released its latest...
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“Oops” Moments Nurses Hate To Admit!

Have you ever screwed up royally? Yep. So has every experienced nurse. Let’s admit it, sometimes we nurses make mistakes. In some cases, those mistakes...

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