To BSN or not to BSN – That is the nurse’s question!

The Goldmark Report in 1923 was the first to recommend that the entry level of education for professional practice as a registered nurse should be a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree (BSN), and heated debate has raged among nurses over the issue ever since. Diploma and Associate Degree RNĂ­s will clearly tell you that they can run rings around …

Time Management for Nursing Students

re you one among the people who have trouble in dealing with all your daily activities? Are you tired because you fail to manage all these activities? Keep that frown away. You can manage your time in ways that are more useful in many ways. Read this article and learn how to deal with time management Typical person got many …

Men in Nursing

Nursing is a well respected and noble profession. Candidates undergo the long and arduous test of nursing school, gain experience through trained professionals, and must constantly learn of new developments in the field while nurturing patients and vigilantly watching their health. Nursing appears to grant those working in the field a job that is both challenging and rewarding. So, where …

The Importance of Bedside Manner in Nursing

The quality of the care you provide to your patients is important for them in so many ways. Of course you need to maintain a certain level of professionalism with patients, visitors, and the medical professionals you work with. But overlooking the importance of bedside manner in nursing reduces the quality of the care that you have taken an oath …

What is a Travel Nurse?

What is a Travel Nurse? A travel nurse is a licensed nurse who typically works in a hospital for a few months at a time before moving onto a different hospital in a different part of the country. Hospitals like to hire travel nurses and other traveling health professionals for a variety of reasons. Travel nurses can bring a variety …

The Importance of Bedside Manner in Nursing

The quality of the care you provide to your patients is important for them in so many ways. Of course you need to maintain a certain level of professionalism with patients, visitors, and the medical professionals you work with. But overlooking the importance of bedside manner in nursing reduces the quality of the care that you have taken an oath …

Picking a Specialty Before your pursue a Career as a Travel Nurse

Just like doctors, once they have completed most of their educational requirements nurses generally choose a specialty. Some nurses prefer to work in a small doctor’s office, other nurses like the hustle and bustle of working in a busy hospital. Deciding the type of atmosphere you would like to work in will help you decide what type of specialty you …

Nursing Continuing Education For the 21st Century

One need only to scan a newspaper or read a weekly magazine to be astounded by the number of stories about new medical breakthroughs, disease processes, emerging threats of disease, or innovations in medical and health care technology. The World Health Organization warns us to prepare for a potential worldwide Bird Flu epidemic, terrorists threaten us with chemical, biological and …

Pediatric Nursing, Is it Right For You?

Pediatric nursing, or the field of nursing that relates to treating children, is a specialized and sometimes stressful field. Pediatric nursing is not for everyone. Before you decide to specialize in pediatric nursing it is important to understand some of the drawbacks to the field, as well as the benefits. Keywords: Scrubs, Nursing, Education, Nursing Scrubs, Nursing Uniforms, Nursing School, …

Guaranteed College Nursing Scholarship

If you’re on your way to college, you might be confused with the many courses being offered. Choosing one can give you a headache, but if you already know what particular career you want to pursue after college, you will not have much difficulty. Observe the trends in the job market. The medical field hires a lot of competent people …