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10 Most Exciting Jobs in Nursing

A cool job…what’s that? The best answer is that it’s a job that lets you do things you love – at work – and get...
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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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Because of Nursing Research: Supporting Technologies for Healthy Independent Living

For many older adults, there’s no place like home. However, 80% of older adults live with at least one chronic condition, and 50% live...
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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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Survey Reveals Healthcare Salaries on Rise, But More Is Needed to Retain Employees

The U.S. healthcare industry is feeling the staffing pinch with a growing and aging population that requires more care and has greater access to...
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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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9 Times TV Shows Got It Wrong About Nursing (And Medicine In General)

Medical TV shows can make for some entertaining TV, but they’re not exactly known for their accuracy. While the rest of the world eats...
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Nurse Salaries 2015: What CNAs, LPNs, NPs, RNs and more are making this year!

It’s classic etiquette: Never discuss politics or religion in public—and particularly not in the workplace. For most of us, discussing salary also falls on...
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27 Reactions Every Nurse Experiences In A 12-Hour Shift

If you’re a nurse, you’ll be all too familiar with these common reactions nurses experience on the job. Prepare yourself! Things are about to get...

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