A master’s degree in nursing can open up career options, increase your earning potential, and enhance your professional reputation. Earning an advanced degree while working, however, isn't easy. Here are some tips on how you can balance work and higher education. Online programs are often a good choice for working professionals, especially nurses and other professionals who … [Read more...] about How does a Busy Nurse Juggle the Job and Further Education?
We do not set aside nearly enough time to express thanks for the many blessings that we have in our lives. I am glad that we have a day dedicated to be thankful and embracing family. Sometimes we forget just how fortunate we are and Thanksgiving is wonderful reminder to take a moment to count your many blessings. In no particular order, and in no way encompassing the entirety … [Read more...] about Happy Thanksgiving: Being Thankful for my Blessings
As a nurse caring is second nature to me. Well honestly, as a human being, caring is second nature to me, but the nurse in me makes me enjoy it. And we all know that unfortunately not everyone cares. I also know that as a nurse I am constantly battling the all-too-familar nursing diagnosis (or NANDA for you nursing student lovelies) of Care Giver Role Strain. It's what … [Read more...] about When You Need Someone Else To Care
According to a fact sheet on the nursing shortage presented by the American Associate of Colleges of Nursing, healthcare is one sector of the job market that continues to grow, despite tough economic times. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics states that 283,000 jobs have been added in just the last year alone. In fact, even with the staggering levels of unemployment, nursing … [Read more...] about 7 Free Things Hospital Administrators Can Do to Increase Morale and Improve Nurse Retention
I’ve fallen in love with social media.It has given me confidence when I had lost it as a nurse. It has given me strength where none existed before. Times where I have felt alone and without anyone talk to, twitter was always there. It has given me the ability to just get it out, say, heck even shout it, when there is something I need to say and no one to say it to. Too … [Read more...] about Social Media: It’s All About Making a Connection With People