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Nurse.com announces special continuing education module on Ebola for nurses in partnership with The Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursing’s Future

By | 2014-11-06T15:16:50+00:00 November 6th, 2014|Categories: Archived|Tags: , , , |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 6, 2014 Nurse.com announces special continuing education module on Ebola for nurses in partnership with the Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursing’s Future HOFFMAN ESTATES, ILL. — As the Ebola outbreak continues to cause concern, Nurse.com and The Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursing’s Future have launched a new initiative to

The obesity epidemic: Losing weight starts here

By | 2013-09-25T12:24:39+00:00 September 25th, 2013|Categories: Archived|Tags: , , |

Nan Callender-Price, RN By Nan Callender-Price, RN, MA Executive Director, Continuing Nursing Education It’s no secret that Americans are getting bigger and obesity is now considered an epidemic. The statistics are staggering: - More than two-thirds of adult Americans are overweight or obese. - One-third of Americans are obese. - Obesity in American

Importance of Continuing Education: CE is not short for created equal

By | 2013-09-04T19:58:35+00:00 September 4th, 2013|Categories: Archived|Tags: , , |

Robert Hess, RN By Robert Hess, RN, PhD, FAAN Executive Vice President, Global Programming Right about now, Hillary’s nurse Marissa felt like a gold medalist in the dummy Olympics. About two sentences into a discussion about the prevention of osteoporosis in postmenopausal woman, she realized that Hillary knew more about the subject than

Report from the Field: Nurse.com at the diabetes educator’s show

By | 2013-08-26T09:00:13+00:00 August 26th, 2013|Categories: Archived|Tags: , |

By Chad Fife, Director CE Marketing, Gannett Education Nurse.com and ContinuingEducation.com went to Philadelphia Aug. 6-9 for the American Association of Diabetes Educators annual conference. Philly was a great host city and if you’re ever in town, take the time to grab lunch at the Reading Terminal Market. This bustling indoor farmer’s market has such

On a Professional Quest: How to Choose Your Nursing Specialty

By | 2013-08-14T15:00:15+00:00 August 14th, 2013|Categories: Archived|Tags: , |

By Nan Callender-Price, RN, MA, Executive Director, Continuing Nursing Education at Nurse.com Nan Calendar-Price, RN Choosing or changing your specialty may seem daunting, but it may be easier than you think. You may get lucky and fall into a specialty you love. But more than likely, similar to any other career decision-making effort,

Regulatory Law and CE: How the Ohio Board of Nursing Helps Nurse Licensees

By | 2013-07-09T09:59:26+00:00 July 9th, 2013|Categories: Archived|Tags: , |

Nancy J. Brent, RN, MS, JD, is a nurse attorney in Wilmette, Ill., and mainly represents nurses in varying legal matters, including disciplinary proceedings before the state board of nursing.  She has published and lectured extensively on nursing practice and the law. Nancy is Nurse.com's legal information columnist. Nancy Brent, RN A 2011

From Mother Teresa to Taj Mahal

By | 2013-04-26T17:22:48+00:00 April 26th, 2013|Categories: Archived|Tags: , , |

By: Phyllis Class, RN, Executive Director, Allied Health CE at Gannett Education Phyllis Class, RN From the peaks of Mount Everest to the desert sands of the United Arab Emirates, nurses on the Gannett Golden Triangle and Ranthambore Tour (with pre and post tours to Nepal and Dubai) were treated to a kaleidoscope

Stand out! Get Certified!

By | 2013-03-18T09:00:38+00:00 March 18th, 2013|Categories: Archived|Tags: , , |

By: Linda Lindsay, BS, MSN, NP-C, Clinical Editorial Director for PearlsReview Linda Lindsay, RN Do you know Certified Nurses Day is on March 19? Many still ask, “What are the differences between licensure and certification?” Some use the terms interchangeably, but they both are quite different. Licensure is mandatory and signifies that the

American Life Expectancy: A Call to Action for Nurses

By | 2013-01-25T16:28:51+00:00 January 25th, 2013|Categories: Archived|Tags: , |

By: Martha Tice MS, RN, ACHPN, Clinical Nursing Editorial Director, Nurse.com Martha Tice, RN “Americans die sooner and experience higher rates of disease and injury than people in other high-income countries.” It was hard to miss the message from the National Research Council and Institute of Medicine report, published earlier this month. The headline

The Flu Vaccine Controversy

By | 2013-01-17T15:52:05+00:00 January 17th, 2013|Categories: Archived|Tags: , |

By: Jennifer Chaikin, RN-BC, MSN, MHA, CCRN Executive Director of Educational Initiatives, Nurse.com Jennifer Chaikin, RN I understand the feelings of those nurses who have been fired for refusing the flu vaccine. I never got a flu vaccine because I never got the flu. After decades of working in pediatrics and after having