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Advance Your Nursing Career with Continuing Education

If you’re a nurse, taking part in continuing education is likely something you consistently do in order to keep your nursing license up to date and legally practice as a professional healthcare provider. In terms of actually advancing your career and not just maintaining the status quo, a certain approach

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Nursing Industry

What Are Montana’s Nursing CE Requirements?

If you are a RN or a LPN in Montana, you are required to complete 24 CE hours every 2 years. If you are a NP, you are required to complete 24 CE hours every two years, 12 of which must be in pharmacology to maintain prescriptive authority. Check out these

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Nursing Industry

Average RN Salaries by State (2019)

If you are a registered nurse, the good news is that the job outlook for nurses remains strong and jobs are expected to grow faster than most other occupations in the coming decade. Registered nurses (RN) earn salaries that generally keep pace with the cost of living and are in

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Career

Why Do Nurses Need Continuing Education?

Stacy couldn’t wait to graduate from nursing school so she would never again have to crack open a textbook or study. Within weeks she landed the job of her dreams in ICU. To her surprise, her manager immediately enrolled her in a 4 weeklong Basic Arrhythmia course. After passing her

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Nursing Industry

5 Tips For Avoiding Nurse Burnout

Nurse burnout can rear its ugly head for any number of reasons in the course of a nurse’s career. Aside from identifying the signs of burnout, the most important thing for a nurse to know is how to avoid burnout from ever taking hold. What Causes Nurse Burnout?  Bullying, harassment,

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Nursing Industry

The Profile of A Nurse Drug Diverter

Brittany was a rising star on the MedSurg unit. She was hard working, bright and bubbly. Everyone loved her. Within two years of graduating, she became charge nurse. She was head of the unit’s self-governance committee and winner of the Daisy Award, a prestigious award given to outstanding nurses. Everyone

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New Nurses

What to Expect the First 2 Years Out of Nursing School

When you graduate from nursing school and emerge from the experience with your license and new credentials, knowing what to expect may seem like somewhat of a mystery. Many questions will plague you as the daunting task of entering the profession becomes real. How will you navigate these new career

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Nursing Industry

10 Tips for New Nurses’ Career Development

When new nurses enter the nursing profession, their eyes are generally focused on the prize of having realized their goal of becoming a nurse. Finishing school, passing the NCLEX, and achieving licensure are important landmarks to be celebrated. In the interest of a successful launch as a nurse, the following

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Nursing Industry

Child Abuse: A Hidden Violence that Goes Unrecognized for Far Too Long

Horrifyingly, violence against children happens everywhere, everyday. UNICEF termed its 2014 global report on violence against children “Hidden in Plain Sight”. Child abuse is not rare and it is not limited by society or location. It is undocumented and underreported. There are many reasons why, and one of them is that it’s

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Nursing Industry

Home Health Aide vs. CNA – What’s the Difference?

There are many different levels of nursing, and all of them allow you to be intimately involved in patient care. If you are interested in the healthcare profession but don’t have the time or money to pursue an undergraduate or advanced degree, there are still ways for you to be

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