HPV vaccine underutilized in U.S.




A vaccine that could prevent certain types of cancer is “the most underutilized immunization available for children,” according to an Aug. 22 New York Times blog. The vaccine, best given at ages 11 to 12, prevents infection Read More

Decrease your risk of burnout




I frequently get comments from readers who have experienced burnout in at least one of the positions they have held. Nursing staff burnout is, according to a June 16 article in Becker’s Infection Control & Clinical Quality, Read More

After the NCLEX: 48 hours of torture




After taking my NCLEX in July, I thought I would feel relieved, but to my surprise, I wasn’t. Waiting the 48 hours for the unofficial quick results was absolutely torturous. Falling asleep at night was nearly impossible. My NCLE Read More