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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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Bitten by a Turkey? There’s an ICD-10 code for that!

It's bigger, it's badder, it's more billable medical codes than you could ever imagine.  Ladies and gentlemen, it's the newest iteration of  the “International Classification of Diseases”! The...
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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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Survey Shows Nurses Feel Burnt Out While Nursing Skills Gap Continues to Grow

Nursing jobs are increasing at an accelerated rate. CareerBuilder's analysis of the labor market shows the number of nursing jobs (RN and LPN) in...
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5 Ideas For Nurses Looking For A Side Hustle

In the United States, the average salary for a registered nurse is $71,000. This works out to be around $34 an hour. While there are some...
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Fewer New Nurses Starting Their Careers In Hospitals

Fewer new nurse grads are going to work in hospitals today compared to six years ago. This finding comes from a study conducted by the RN...
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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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Nurse as Maker: Democratizing Medical Innovation Starts Here

Inventing and improving medical devices can be a long and arduous process. Oftentimes it’s also a process that takes place far from the end...
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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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Q&A: How Do I Cope With Workplace Drama?

Here’s a fact: If you’re an average nurse, you work for around one third of your life. And if you take on overtime or...

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