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  Public health nursing is one of the more multi-faceted, and fulfilling positions a nurse can pursue in their career. In addition to helping communities identify and understand certain diseases which may pose a threat, public health nursing provides opportunities for prevention, assurance and a sense of care to many areas often overlooked, as far… 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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  You’ve prepared for this day for so long, and now it’s arrived; your first day of nursing school! Ever since you peered through a microscope back in middle school you’ve dreamed of your career in the medical field. And what better choice than nursing? As you begin your first day of nursing school, let… 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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  From managing information, and setting expectations for the incoming shift, to monitoring IV’s and dispensing meds, technology in nursing has changed the work style of nurses and streamlined patient care, all in just a matter of years. There’s no denying technology has made nursing much more efficient, and the failsafe methods of tracking important… 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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The nursing shortage is real, and healthcare facilities are finding ways to cope. Some hospitals recognize the shortage and what needs to be done to compete-and win nurses’ loyalty. Unfortunately, many hospitals, and medical facilities, are taking a haphazard approach when it comes to retaining those qualified in patient care. If nurses are leaving your… 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 »

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  No job is without it’s faults, but often the rewards outweigh the difficulties. So it is when you become an LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse). There are many occasions when you’ll feel the satisfaction that comes from patient care, however there will also be occasions when you have to do the kind of work that… Read more »

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Being a parent is one of the most exhausting, and rewarding, jobs you’ll ever take on. If you’re a full time parent while working on fulfilling your nursing school requirements, or building your career, then you’re doubly exhausted. In order to build your nursing dream while remaining devoted to your children you’re going to need… Read more »