Wednesday, January 23, 2019
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Learn about today's nursing industry, from Nursing Assistants to Doctors of Nursing, including news, quality control standards, tips, tricks and industry trends.

Alarm Fatigue

How Nurse ‘Alarm Fatigue’ can Affect Patient Care

Nursing ranks as one of the largest professions in the United States, with more than 2.7 million people working in the field. That number is expected to rise to more than 3 million by 2024, according...
Eldercare Jobs

Eldercare Jobs on the Rise in U.S.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimates that the aging population in the United States will lead to the creation of an estimated 1.6 million new eldercare-related jobs by 2024. According to the BLS,...
National Student Nurses Day

7 Tips to Help Nurses Keep Math Skills Sharp

Some people consider having skills in math the equivalent to having skills as an athlete. Much like a sports star, some people are naturally gifted and others are not, and nothing can change that...
Public Health Nurse

Public Health Nurse Job Description

Public health nurses work to limit the spread of disease by coordinating advanced patient care and providing education to the public about diseases and health conditions. Typical Job Responsibilities Responsibilities for a public health nurse (PHN)...
Informatics Nurse

Informatics Nurse Specialist Job Description

Nursing is a unique field with countless areas of focus and specializations. The flexibility to work in multiple areas of medicine is one of the draws to the position, which currently employs more than...
Healthcare Jobs

Clinical Nurse Educator Job Description

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 Nurse Job Description

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

A 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...

Five In-Demand Nursing Specialties

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

[Infographic] The American Midwife: A Quest for Professional Respect

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...