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What To Expect In The World of Nursing For 2016

The field of medicine is in a constant state of evolution, and nurses are at the heart of these changes. Each year brings new...
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3 Specialties That Will Be BIG In The Future

Nursing—and medicine itself—is becoming increasingly specialized as new technologies are developed and as different conditions become more prevalent. It’s hard to know whether that...
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Peace of Mind for Nurses

There’s no question that a nurse’s day-to-day routine translates into a level of stress that, over a very short amount of time, threatens to take...
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12 Things To Never Say To Older And Younger Coworkers

As people are staying healthier longer, many workers are choosing to remain in the workplace well into their 50s, 60s and 70s. What does...
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Become A Critical Care Nurse, They Said. It Will Be Fun, They Said

I am a proud, critical care nurse, and I have been in that specialty for the majority of my nursing career. Over the years...
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30 Day Readmission Rates to U.S. Hospitals

Hospital readmissions can sometimes feel like a revolving door.  Now a new study from AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality) is shedding light...
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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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Count Your Bites, Count Down the Pounds

Forget counting calories. The next new diet trend could be as simple as counting bites. A new study found people who counted bites over a...
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Sitting Is Bad For Your Brain — Not Just Your Metabolism Or Heart

Studies show that too much sitting, like smoking, increases the risk of heart disease, diabetes and premature death. Researchers at UCLA wanted to see...
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Nurse Eye Roll: Ischemic Stroke – Patient Priorities

Alas, stroke patients.. my one true nursey love. I love my stroke patients.  They have a special place in my heart. So, you just got report...

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