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Scholarship Opportunities for Nursing School

Scholarship Opportunities for Nursing School

Nurses play a critical role in every patient’s life. Individuals encounter nurses from the moment they are born to the moment we take our last breath. The role of a nurse is evolving in healthcare from assessing patients, identifying issues, implementing interventions, and following up on outcomes. These skills are only a fraction of what… Continue Reading

How Startups Can Achieve a ROI on Their Marketing Campaigns

How Startups Can Achieve a ROI on Their Marketing Campaigns

Regardless of the size of your business, your marketing efforts still need to be a priority. Budget is always a factor, and your return on investment (ROI) also needs to be a assessed. One of our contributing writers shares a few tips to consider on how to get the most out of your marketing campaigns. Ivan… Continue Reading

Can Working Out Help Prevent Injuries?

Can Working Out Help Prevent Injuries?

As nurses we know that work related injuries can be high for our profession. Below is a contributing post about these daunting statistics, and a brief overview about the benefits of an exercise routine.  According to the Economic Policy Institute, on the job injuries alone cost $192 billion a year on average in the United… Continue Reading

Considering a Nursing Career? Five Good Traits to Have

Considering a Nursing Career? Five Good Traits to Have

Graduating from nursing school and passing the NCLEX is the obvious first step to becoming a registered nurse. Education and clinical training are certainly a critical component to a nurse’s success, however there are certain traits that set apart truly great RNs. For some, these traits mark the difference between surviving and thriving. Although most… Continue Reading

3 Marketing Tips For Healthcare Professionals As Obamacare Approaches

3 Marketing Tips For Healthcare Professionals As Obamacare Approaches

The marketing landscape for medical professionals changed dramatically 15 years ago when the Internet became widely available to everyone. This next year (2014) will be very similar and the landscape will continue to evolve. The White House announced in July that the employer mandate portion of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would be delayed from… Continue Reading

5 Time Management Tips for Nurses

5 Time Management Tips for Nurses

Nurses bring their expertise and talent to many different areas of healthcare, however; all nursing positions share the challenges of effective time management. With frequent interruptions, unexpected additional tasks and working with the unpredictable dynamics of health, it is no wonder that even the most organized nurses find time management success a challenging feat. Although… Continue Reading

Why You Need to Take the Phrase “Just a Nurse” Out of Your Vocabulary

Why You Need to Take the Phrase “Just a Nurse” Out of Your Vocabulary

Nurses are often asked the questions “are you a doctor?” or “why didn’t you go to medical school?”  It is all too easy to respond to the questioner with “I’m just a nurse” implying that somehow being a nurse is not sufficient to meet the expectations of the questioner.  The fact is that most people… Continue Reading

Workout While on Business Trips

Workout While on Business Trips

Were you embarrassed because your arms were wiggling and jiggling every time you gestured toward your PowerPoint at your last business meeting? Or are your pants becoming just a tad too tight? Sneak in some workouts while you’re on the road. Business trips can make it hard to stay in shape. Hours spent sitting in… Continue Reading

5 Must-Have Apps for Nursing Entrepreneurs

5 Must-Have Apps for Nursing Entrepreneurs

Keeping all your productivity tools on your desktop isn’t the best option for nurses who are continually on the  move—but the ever-expanding market for mobile apps makes it easy to run your nursing business from your phone or tablet. Here are a few essential apps to keep you informed, productive, and profitable. Nursing Central by… Continue Reading

Salary Benefits of Travel Nurses

Salary Benefits of Travel Nurses

Ready to quit your job as a staff nurse, or are you thinking about nursing options after graduation? Looking for ways to branch out, but want to keep working with amazing people? It might be worth considering a career as a travel nurse. You choose where you want to go to fill a hospital’s short-term… Continue Reading

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