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    Geriatrics is a specialty that’s growing by leaps and bounds. As the largest generation, the baby-boomers, ages, the need for medical care increases immensely. As a geriatric nurse you will no doubt be in high demand. Older adults, over the age of 80, make up more than 35% of all hospital stays. Add… Read more »

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    A day in the life of a certified nursing assistant is certainly a busy one. CNA’s are valued members of the nursing profession who have continued contact with their patients, frequently more than an RN has. The CNA is usually the most hands-on, which allows them to get to know the patient in… Read more »

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  The key to success in any career is in the planning. Careful and detailed plans to advance your employment, whether as a brand new nurse, or a seasoned professional, take a bit of thought and dedication. Your professional goals for growing and evolving in your career can absolutely be realized with methodical, and fastidious… Read more »

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    Your nursing interview should be a piece of cake. After all, as a nurse, you have qualities-let’s call them superpowers-other people only dream of. You can adapt to nearly any situation, from angry patients, to full bladders that need to be ignored a little longer. You not only still move forward after a… Read more »

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Becoming a registered nurse is a very wise choice for those who are called to the profession. Many hospitals and medical facilities prefer to have nursing staff who have earned their BSN, or equivalent, so if you’re starting to plan your nursing career for 2019, there are some things you should know to help you… Read more »

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Nursing isn’t just a job, or a career path; Nursing is a calling. in order to become a successful nurse you must possess certain qualities that put you, far and away, among the best of the best. Obviously, a successful nurse is one who exhibits compassion. That’s a given when working in patient care. If… Read more »

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  Nursing school certainly could never be described as a “walk in the park”. All-nighters studying for test, upon test, memorizing meds for pharmacology, understanding the pathophysiology of countless diseases, and preparing for the NCLEX really take a toll. You’ve gained so much knowledge, along with a deep appreciation for coffee, and the toughest part… Read more »

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  Nurses very often feel pulled in a thousand different directions. Especially in busy healthcare facilities and nursing homes. Your patients all hit the call button at the same time, meds are waiting to be doled out, reports, and general instructions need to be given, and you still haven’t had a break. There has to… Read more »