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New Nurses

Best Certifications to Invest in Before Graduating Nursing School

Do you want to increase your odds of getting hired after graduation? Some students improve their resume with certifications. However, not all certifications confer an advantage right out of nursing school, so you want to choose those you pursue wisely. We’ve put together a list of certifications that may be

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Nursing Industry

Does Gamification Have a Place in Healthcare?

 You may have heard the term “gamification”, it is currently a common term and is becoming more frequently used.  Gamification is the use of game-like elements such as competition, scoring, status in a non-game environment to encourage participation for purposes of completing a task or improving compliance (Merriam-Webster, 2019).  There

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New Nurses

6 Tips to Help You Succeed in Online Nursing Courses

Many nursing students will take at least one course or certification online. Some will pursue their entire degree online. It’s more prudent than ever to develop study skills specific to self-directed learning. We share six tips to help you become a better online nursing student. Time Management 1. Organize your

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Nursing Industry

The Top Ten Things A Nurse Can Do About COVID-19

Coronavirus Infectious Disease 2019 (or COVID-19) is all over the news. But what do we really know? It is a respiratory virus that is related to SARS and MERS coronaviruses. The current outbreak was believed to have started in an outdoor market in Wuhan, a city in Hubei Province, China.

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Travel Nurses

Interested in a career change? Consider becoming a travel nurse

Nursing is a profession that offers an almost endless variety of career options. But sometimes openings are limited, and nurses can be restless, bored or even burned out in the present situations. One solution is to travel. See and experience life in another region while gaining valuable experience for your

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Nursing Industry

The Nurse Leader Pipeline

Nursing leadership is central to the optimal functioning of most any healthcare organization. By and large, nurses are the largest segment of the healthcare workforce, thus they have a significant impact on the outcome of patient care. Additionally, nurse leadership is essential to innovation, the growing movement of nurse entrepreneurs,

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Nursing Industry

Teaching Daily Diabetic Care Basics

Diabetes is a serious disease. In 2015, it was the 7th leading cause of death in the U.S. with over 79,000 deaths listed as the underlying cause of death and over 250,000 death certificates listed diabetes among the causes of death. According to the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation, Diabetes is increasing at

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Pharmacology

Teaching Non-Pharmacological Means of Pain Management

In 2000, the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations first included pain as a vital sign. Nurses have always been educated in using nursing measures/interventions (also known as nursing orders) to treat patients with non-pharmacological and first aid as the first line of treatment. These include such things as

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Celebrate Hearts with us! We’re giving away 5 $100 VISA gift cards so enter your information below. a Rafflecopter giveaway Interested in earning ANCC contact hours related to Cardiac Health? Check out some of our favorite ones: Heart Failure Acute Myocardial Infarction Venous Thromboembolism Introduction to Telemetry Monitoring for Arrhythmias

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