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7 Benefits of Continuing Education for Nurses

Continuing Education for Nurses

There are some nurses who think that after they graduate from nursing school that the time for education has passed. They devalue the continuing education (CE) credits that they are required to complete (by their facility or their state). But, perhaps if they looked at CEs a little differently, there would not be such a great resent for this valuable tool in nursing practice.

You owe it to yourself and the patients you serve to continue to enhance your nursing practice through continuing education.

Continuing education provides a wide ranges of benefits to nurses and their patients alike. In the paragraphs to follow, you will gain information that may help you see greater benefit in nursing CE courses. And if you’re require to take take CE courses, you might as well read this to see why-on-earth they are so important.

What is Continuing Education and Why is it Important for Nurses?

What is continuing education

For many nurses, continuing education is a requirement to keep their license current. But the value and importance of continuing education isn’t always clearly defined. In this article, we’ll answer the question what is continuing education, provide different examples, and explain why it is important for nurses.

Announcing the NurseJournal.Org Global Health Scholarship

Nurse Journal Global Health Scholarship

NurseJournal.org wants to help current and future healthcare professionals solve the global health issues of today and tomorrow. In order to encourage more students to pursue degrees for their educations by providing an annual $3,000 merit-based scholarship for students pursuing degrees in nursing, medicine, or public health. Nursing school is expensive. This scholarship can be used …

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Education Adds to Your Nursing Toolbox

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If you are are interested in advancing your nursing career, there single, most effective method, would be furthering your education. As nurses we have many assets that we utilize to provide patient care. These range from technical skills, knowledge, critical thinking skills, and leadership abilities. But we can always stand to have more tools in our nursing toolbox.

7 Resolutions for the Nursing Profession

With the new year we make many resolutions to improve our lives. As nurses, we have the unique ability to improve the lives of others on a daily basis. However, there are many nursing issues that we as face on a daily basis. We should be focusing attention on these areas to make the nursing profession and more desirable one to be a part of. We need to band together to ensure the best patient care possible.

Navigating the Work Environment: Embracing Zero Tolerance for Bullying, Webinar, Free for ANA Members

Received an email about a Free webinar for ANA members about lateral violence in nursing and steps to eliminate it. If you are a non-member it is $15. It is part of the Navigate Nursing: ANA Leadership Resources. I’ll copy the contents of the email below for your convenience.It gives 1 CE our if you …

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Patient Communication: A Look at Starling by LangugateMate

A unique and innovative company, LanguageMate, are scratching at the surface of the possibilities of interactive patient communication in healthcare. Starling is a tool to use in patient communication that can enhance patient care and improve patient outcomes.

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