For many nurses, joint, back and foot pain may seem like an expected part of the job, given the amount of time they spend on their feet. But it doesn't have to be that way. The right nursing shoes and foot care can make a huge difference.
Although most employers offer nurses medical, dental and 401K benefits, far fewer offer to pay for nursing school tuition or continuing education, according to our 2018 Nurse.com Salary Research Report. Benefits rank second after salary for nurse satisfaction.
A recent survey we conducted showed female and male nurses reported discomfort as a big problem with their nursing shoes. Learn how to choose the right shoes and proper foot care techniques.
The experience of caring for others when they are at their most ill and vulnerable comes with certain responsibilities, challenges and moral distress. The digital edition, How to Navigate Nursing Ethics, explores many of the issues nurses face every day.
A nurse’s mother asked about the dangers of extensive shift work to patients and nurses. She said her daughter fell asleep six times on her way home from work. What are the dangers?
A great mentor once told me about the importance of networking and the role it could play in my career. I never forgot the advice, and later as a nurse leader I appreciated how sage it was. It’s important to understand and appreciate what networking is and what it can add to your professional growth and advancement.
With millennials poised to become the largest generation in nursing by 2020, how they address important issues, such as wages, shared governance and career advocacy, could have a major impact on the nursing profession.
Use the "Design Your Ideal Nursing Career" digital edition to begin forging a path to a solid, satisfying career. Take advantage of exclusive articles exploring topics such as searching for the perfect job, resume writing and returning to school.
More than half of Generation X and nearly 80% of millennial nurses plan to pursue education and training to boost salary potential, according to Nurse.com’s salary report.
Changing nursing specialties is not easy, but it’s sometimes necessary. Whatever your reason for seeking something new, here’s a step-by-step action plan for moving toward your more utopian practice.