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  Ask any experienced nurse what they think about the way television portrays nurse life and they will likely laugh out loud. Flip through the popular medical dramas of today to see nurses having illicit affairs, clandestine moments in the elevator, stairwell, empty OR, or office. Watch these dramas unfold to portray surgeons chatting amiably… Read more »

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Both the nurse practitioner and physicians assistant are an integral part of the solution to the growing healthcare crisis in the United States. Both NP’s and PA’s provide cost-effective patient care, preventative care, and health promotion through community outreach programs. Both are established clinicians and both must complete a masters program and be certified in… Read more »

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  Finding life balance as a nurse can be a difficult job. The shift swings, the cancellations, the influx of patients at any given time all lead to a good deal of stress. Add to that the continual changes in protocols, the training classes, and increasing administrative duties and it’s no wonder nurses regularly succumb… Read more »

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  Nursing jobs are anything but routine. There’s no doubt a career in nursing offers plenty of diverse opportunity. You can opt to work in a specialized field in a hospital, clinic or medical office and you’ll have job security for your entire career. The field of nursing is evolving every day and nurses are… Read more »

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      The nursing profession has never been more well respected than it is today and nurses have no intention of going back to the old ways. The formidable presence of nurses serves a desperate need. From nursing assistant providing basic care, to RN’s specialized in areas of medicine, to nurse-educators, to nurse practitioners,… Read more »

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    There are many popular career paths for nurses to take, initially and throughout their tenure. The profession itself is one of the most flexible, and in no other position will you find the amount of job security you will in the nursing profession. In addition to the growing need for quality nursing staff,… Read more »

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  In any work environment there is always a need to enhance productivity, and healthcare facilities are no different from retail centers, production lines, or even Wall Street. Many in charge resort to micro-managing employees believing this will enhance production. But this tactic is actually contrary to productivity. When you micro-manage your employees not only… Read more »

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Finding the nursing degree that’s right for you can seem overwhelming at first. There are just so many options and pathways to becoming a nurse you may not know where to turn. From certification programs and diplomas to degrees that put many letters after your name, you can choose any one of several ways to… Read more »

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  Online scheduler systems are gaining in popularity at hospitals, nursing homes, and medical facilities across the country. Technology is fluid-constantly changing to accommodate the demands of business and healthcare, streamlining common practices such as billing, payroll, appointment-setting, and even shift schedules, so that productivity flows smoothly. But can an online scheduler really improve the… Read more »

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You may wonder why you need a master’s degree in nursing. After all, you are pretty much exactly where you want to be. Choosing a career in nursing has proven rewarding and ideally suited for you. And besides that why would you want to add even more school to your life when you still have… Read more »