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. Adults that work full time or part are all aware of the problems surrounding the topic of job security. Most professionals understand that they may work for several employers … [Read more...] about What is Continuing Education and Why is it Important for Nurses?
The following infographic gives some information to those who are dabbling with the idea of nursing as a career. Most of the information is both useful and interesting. I stumbled upon this infographic at ITthing.com When I was decided to become a nurse, one of the most appealing aspects of the career was the stability. Unless there is a Zombie Apocalypse, as a nurse you should pretty well be able to find a job somewhere. (And even in a Zombie Apocalypse, you’re gonna have one for a while… … [Read more...] about What It’s Like To Be a Nurse and What it Takes to Become One [Infographic]
Colorado Technical University has created a FANTASTIC infographic representing various Nursing Specialties. Options for nurses have grown dramatically as breakthroughs in treatment and science have exploded in recent years. And demand? With nearly 55% of all nurses expected to retire during the next decade, opportunities for those with the skills and passion to serve in this profession are vast. Exploring this prestigious calling is a first step for all future, licensed nurses. Of those … [Read more...] about A Guide to Nursing Specialties: Infographic