Nursing

Nursing

Learn about today's nursing industry, from Nursing Assistants to Doctors of Nursing, including news, quality control standards, tips, tricks and industry trends.

Clinical Nurse Educator

What is a Nurse Educator? A Nurse Educator operates within an academic system to help train and develop new nurses. They’re instructors who, depending on the level and area they’re qualified to educate in, might...
Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse

Psychiatric-mental health nurses (or PMHNs) are healthcare professionals who work with individuals and families suffering from psychiatric disorders such as depression, bipolar disorder, dementia and schizophrenia. Work Environment PMHNs can work in a variety of locales,...
The History of the American Midwife

As far back as the Old Testament, midwives were heralded for their experience and knowledge. However, their story in the United States has been a constant struggle for recognition. The full history of the American...

The nursing field is a broad spectrum of healthcare professionals who can be experts in everything from legal matters to progressive care and emergency protocols. Registered nurses in general are expected to experience a 19%...
The History of the American Midwife

From prenatal to postpartum care, midwives have long been experts on bringing children into the world. Their place in the delivery room, however, has been a topic of debate between doctors and the midwives...
Healthcare Administrator

When examining healthcare careers, it’s often easy to mistake the roles of a healthcare manager and healthcare administrator. The two careers are similar in many ways, so much so that the terms have become interchangeable...
Career Advancement

In today’s hiring landscape, using social media to advance your career is simply no longer an option. With many potential employers searching for profiles on online accounts such as Google+ and LinkedIn, being social...
Career Tips

In honor of National Nurses Week (May 6-12), Healthcare Degrees Online recognizes the vital role nurses play in delivering the best quality care to their patients. Today, we will look at exciting healthcare innovations and how they can benefit nurses
nurses are making a difference

If you've ever had the misfortune of spending some time in the hospital, you may know first hand how important nurses can be. When you’re feeling anxious, scared and sick, the care and compassion of...
Neonatal Nurse

Neonatal nurses are specialists who work with newborn infants who are born with issues that require them to remain in the hospital for extended periods of time. Nurses can assist babies with a variety...