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Finding Work-Life Balance in Nursing

A nursing career presents a great challenge if you’re a nurse who wants to be at your best, personally and professionally. Life is complicated and healthcare is demanding, so finding work-life balance can be formidable. Nonetheless, staying in balance is of the utmost importance if you desire to attain an

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6 Tips That Will Help You Negotiate a Better Nursing Salary

For many nurses, the job search process – resumes, cover letters, interviews, etc – is an anxiety-producing endeavor. Professional development is given woefully little attention in most nursing schools, so graduates are often on their own to improve their skills over time. One aspect that seems especially difficult for nurses

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What Happens When a Nurse Breaches Patient Confidentiality?

Confidentiality is a major issue in health care. It not only builds a strong trust between patient and provider as well as the entire health care team including nurses, aides, therapists, social workers, administrative personnel, and students. Confidentiality also ensures the confidence of the community to respect and trust the

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Nursing Industry

2019 Nursing CEU Requirements

Once you decide to become a nurse, whether it’s a license practical nurse (LPN), a registered nurse (RN) or an advanced nurse practitioner (NP), you have to be prepared for a lifelong learning process. Earning your associate’s, bachelor’s, or advanced degree is an accomplishment but you have to be prepared

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Nursing Industry

What is the Nursing License Compact and How Does it Impact Nursing?

As of January 2019, there are 34 states participating in, or have legislation pending to participate in, the Nursing Licensure Compact. A compact is defined by Black’s Law Dictionary as being “an interstate agreement between two or more states for the purpose of remedying a particular problem of multi-state concern.” The National

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What Should I Do If I Don’t Get My Nursing CEs on Time?

Continuing education for nurses is required for licensure in thirty-two states including the District of Columbia for RNs and LP/VNs. The specifics of the requirements can change and do vary from state to state and are available by contacting the Board of Nursing in each state. Use this resource as

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Top 10 Free Online Continuing Education Courses for Nurses

As a nurse, you know the healthcare industry is constantly evolving. Everyday, there are advancements in technology and new discoveries being made that further opens up the world of medicine. And as a nurse, you have a duty to learn about these healthcare advancements and keep abreast of them so

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Nursing Industry

Millennial Nurses VS. Seasoned Nurses; Nurses Support Their Young

A new campaign was recently started by Nurse.org and has been copied and partnered by many other nursing organizations to encourage nurses to stop the bullying and eating their young and instead supporting their young.  The Millennial generation (born between 1982 and 2000) is probably the most misunderstood generation yet. As

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