When you reach a crossroads in your career you have two choices: stay in your current comfortable job or accept an exciting, new position with more complicated responsibilities. Learn salary negotiation tips to earn more in either job.
Nurses who live by the code have gotten their recognition. In a 2018 Gallup poll, 84% of Americans surveyed rated the honesty and ethical standards of nurses as very high or high, earning them the top spot among a diverse list of professions for the 17th consecutive year.
As nurses, you often are forced into situations that require managing conflict even though you dislike dealing with it. Read this article to learn strategies to manage confrontations instead of resorting to your No. 1 back-up strategy — avoidance.
The significance of the two nurses' documentation and conduct cannot be understated. Clearly, this evidence provided the basis upon which the case was decided.
In January, Ernest Grant, PhD, RN, FAAN, will become president of the American Nurses Association, an organization that has historically been largely female. His election marks a first for men in nursing.
If you work in healthcare, you should have gotten your flu vaccine by now with flu season in full swing. The only exceptions are those who are immune compromised or truly allergic to the ingredients, such as eggs.
A home healthcare nurse was allegedly sleeping while caring for a patient and a family member reported him to his employer. Find out how the nurse can address the situation.
Based on our education and experience across many healthcare settings and specialties, nurses are in the perfect position to serve on a variety of boards, especially in healthcare. Nurses on boards can be valuable decision-makers who act on behalf of patients.
A nurse applied to an RN-to-BSN program but said she was not accepted due to her discipline by the state board of nursing. She wondered if she could continue her education and if all nursing education programs hesitate to accept RNs who have been disciplined.
Patients are discharged as quickly as possible, whether from acute care or rehab, and nurses are ultimately responsible for the seamless transition of patients to home. As a specialty, home care has established best practices to help in this process.