Today, we celebrate three nurse artists Laura Miller, ADN, RN; Julianna Paradisi, RN, OCN; and Lynda McLeod, RN, BScN, MALT, CPCC. Each values art and creation, but with unique styles of expression. Read what they have to say about art and nursing and let it inspire you to nurture your own creative seedling. Everybody has one — it just needs to be cared for and cultivated.
Angela Clark, PhD, RN,, known for the study, “Family Presence During Invasive Procedures and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation,” reflects on research in a Q&A.
The nursing school application process is a competitive one. According to data collected by the National League for Nursing, only 41% of BSN applicants were accepted in 2012. Of those not accepted, 23% were qualified, but still didn’t make the cut. Why so tough?
What do nurses really do? Most people have no idea. If you had an attentive audience, what kinds of things would you want them to know? Here are 5 things that most people don’t realize nurses do every day on the job.
National Public Health week is coming. This year, it's being held April 6-12. This is the perfect time to brush up on your knowledge of current public health issues. Here are five essential websites that will boost your awareness of national and global public health topics.
Nurses aren’t just nurses at work. Our experience as nurses carries over into our real lives and influences how we approach our world and the people in it. Here are 12 things about nursing that you apply to your daily life.
Eileen P. Williamson, MSN, RN Man has been caring for wounds since the very first skin break occurred. From the early hunters who treated wounds with herbs and honey to the advent of microbiology and cellular pathology and the later discoveries of fibrous synthetics, grafting and tissue engineering, wound care has been part
Do you work with a new nurse who seems in need of a little inspiration? You could be a beacon of light when things get dark for a new graduate nurse who feels like they’re stuck in a slump. Try one of these tips and watch that new nurse blossom into a nurse leader in the making.
Do you leave work feeling unsatisfied? Sure, there are those days where everything goes wrong and we question whether we can go back the next day. But if you consistently feel burnt out, or dread going to work, your job isn’t scoring very high on the satisfaction scale. It’s possible that looking for a new job is a viable way out. But it’s equally as possible that you can increase your job satisfaction—and the satisfaction of other nurses—right where you are, with these 6 tips.
After serving their country, thousands of veterans have nowhere to call home. But nurses are among those providing health services and working on teams that help former military men and women find shelter and get started toward a more comfortable life.