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Countdown To An 80% BSN Workforce By 2020

by Elizabeth Ann Boman Miquelon BSN, RN In 2010, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), known at that time as the Institute of Medicine, recommended that...
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Changing Careers Within Nursing

With the state of our economy (and job market), everyone has to become more flexible with their careers. Fortunately, as nurses, we have this amazing...
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How To Pull It Together When Your Shift Gets Crazy

Crazy is as crazy does. You know crazy, don’t you? It’s a garden variety day for most staff nurses. ‘Crazy’ is probably the only constant...
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Back Pain, Be Gone—5 Tips for Nurses

Back pain.  Among nurses, it’s at least enemy #3, if not #2 or even #1. What’s worse, nurses don’t exactly have the luxury of...
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Is It Just Me?

As a nurse – heck maybe for everyone, I spend the majority of my time at work. I have my life outside of work...
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The 5 Nurse Bully Types Every Hospital is Hiding

Sometimes, the hospital feels like a giant playground filled with lots of expensive equipment. That’s because earning a set of scrubs doesn’t necessarily eliminate one’s bad...
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At-Home Job Options for Seasoned Nurses

Nursing may be the career of a lifetime, but that doesn’t mean it will last a lifetime. In fact, this job is hard on...
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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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7 Tips For Staying Close With Your Non-Nurse Friends

Nurses, we know that your schedule doesn’t exactly cater to a lively social life. But let’s be real—if you isolate yourself from friends and family who...
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How Much Nurses REALLY Make In Each State

Career site Nurse.org released a new report featuring "real-world" salary rankings by state for registered nurses. The list considers base pay along with cost of...

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