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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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How Do I Deal With Certification Exams?

First, congratulations! Taking a certification exam is a major step, one that sets you apart as a dedicated expert. It has taken a lot...
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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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Nursing Stats You’ve Never Heard Of — Until Now!

The creator of this infographic hesitates to call it an infographic in the truest sense. However, that’s what we’re calling it! And it’s a...
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Hospitals Offer Bonuses, Free Housing And Tuition To Recruit Nurses

Five-figure signing bonuses, free housing, college tuition for employees and their children? Hospitals and other medical facilities are offering all sorts of pricey perks and incentives...
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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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Why You Aren’t Getting Hired As A Nurse

Frustrated by unemployment, nurses? Job hunting is tricky business. Getting hired as a nurse is a subtle mix of the right qualifications, enough experience, interview chemistry and...
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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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A Guide To The 7 Highest Paying Nurse Specialties

Nursing, for all of its difficulties – unruly patients, “code brown” diaper cleanups, unending shifts, testy doctors, and high-stress situations – pays well. And...
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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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