Category: Nursing

DC is 2015 Top City for Cardiac Nurses

“It All Starts in DC” for Nurses Among its other distinctions, Washington, D.C. has the highest wine consumption per capita, the third lowest obesity rate and the second highest rate of health insurance coverage in the nation.  Nonetheless, it is somehow fitting to note as we celebrate “American Heart Month” in February, that our nation’s ….

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Nurses … The Mothers of Invention

Nurses have learned all too well that “necessity is the mother of invention”, and some have come up with simple but ingenious tools to better care for their patients.  At the inaugural White House Maker Faire, held June 18, 2014, a nurse-innovator was among the  honorees.  Roxanna Reyna, an RNC-NIC at Driscoll Children’s Hospital in ….

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Nurses Are the Heart of Healthcare!

Since 1994, The American Nurses Association (ANA) has formally designated May 6-12 as National Nurses Week, culminating on Florence Nightingale’s birthday. Check out their website for information on their free webinar and other ways to mark this occasion and check out our Pinterest Board of 20 gift ideas…one for each year of celebration. Follow allwrite4u’s ….

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Nurse Practitioners – Salary by State

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) is predicting a shortage of more than 90,000 primary care physicians by the end of this decade. Nurse Practitioners may be able to close some of those gaps in service, provided projections of a 30% job growth in the profession come to fruition.  They already play a role ….

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Five Innovative Resources for Nurse Managers

Even if you are a born leader, being a Nurse Manager is not always an easy task.  It requires strong interpersonal and managerial skills to balance financial, legal and personnel needs with providing quality service and successful outcomes to patients.  Whether you are a veteran or newly appointed Nurse Manager, the following innovative and informative ….

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Top Ten Online Graduate Nursing Programs

We all want a work-life balance that enables us to live up to our full potential.  Sometimes that includes continuing education, either formal or informal.  The growth of distance learning programs has made it possible for healthcare professionals to enhance their knowledge base, complete their degrees and expand their career options, without  having to give ….

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