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As a nurse, staying healthy on the job requires more than taking the necessary precautions to not contract the pathogens that walk into the clinic each day. RNs face health, safety, and wellness risks unique to their profession. They should take an active role in assuring their own health, not just for themselves, but to […]
As the world shifts from paper to digital communication, the days of overflowing file folders full of printed medical records are disappearing in favor of paperless alternatives such as electronic health record (EHRs.) The functionality of EHRs creates a more seamless flow of information, providing means for care to be delivered in a much safer […]
Nurses today face a wide array of new challenges and busy schedules that make it challenging for even the most experienced professionals to keep up. Though they are considered one of the most-trusted professionals in the country, nurses work hard to maintain this confidence by continually showing care and compassion for their patients. This longstanding […]
The influx of new technologies has dramatically transformed the medical community in recent years. From electronic health records to patient portals to telehealth, technology now plays a huge role in the health care world. Medical professionals are busier than ever meeting an ever-growing population of patients with diverse sets of needs. Technology can provide a […]
On a daily basis, nurses working in various departments of medical facilities and practices have an abundance of responsibilities on their plate. This career requires the ability to demonstrate compassion to each patient, while ensuring that multi-tasking practices are efficient and effective. As vital members of the health care field, nurses must follow certain rules […]
Nurses play a pivotal role in patient surgeries. They may participate by prepping an individual for surgery, assisting in the procedure or aiding in the recovery process. Some nurses experience a combination of all three roles. As nurses are an essential part of the surgical process, it’s crucial that they make sure the procedure remains […]
As a nurse, you will care for or be around patients who require specialized medical care for their serious, life-threatening illnesses. One specific type of care, palliative, focuses on providing relief from the stress and overwhelming symptoms of a serious or terminal illness. The entire goal of this practice is to improve quality of life […]
Over the course of their careers, nurses will work a considerable amount of hours, dedicating quality time to patients of varying degrees of health. While their time commitments often depend on the line of medicine they’re in, or if they’re operating within a specific specialty, it’s common for these healthcare providers to split their assignments […]
Nursing students have a lot on their plates. Many work at least part-time – some full-time – in hospitals or other medical facilities while juggling family obligations and a social life. In pursuit of their BS in Nursing degree, it’s important for these professionals to practice time management. Understanding how to schedule one’s day can […]
Registered nurses have a wide variety of career paths open to them. These professionals can choose to work in general healthcare, then select a specialty and decide what kind of medical environment most suits their personality and goals. While there are plenty of positions within the U.S. – the field is projected to grow by […]
Are you looking to go into pediatric nursing? Here are some career opportunities you can take advantage of.
Certain tools and resources are helping nurses not only advance in their own careers, but improve the level of care they provide patients.
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In the ever-evolving healthcare space, it is important for nurses to continually advance their knowledge. In addition to medical advances, another key area to study is the humanities.
How can professional nurses, the unofficial technology advocates of the health care sector, continue to grow and develop their roles as caregivers in the 21st century?
There are some exciting career opportunities with your RN-BS in Nursing.
Here are some of the trends for nurses to watch in 2017.
The number of nurses with a baccalaureate degree continues to rise across the U.S. Only 22 percent of these professionals had earned this level of higher education in 1980. Yet, the count reached 55 percent of registered nurses by 2013, according to a report from the Health Resources and Services Administration, the American Association of […]
For registered nurses, going back to school to complete a BS in Nursing degree may seem like a daunting challenge. With demanding work and family schedules, it may be difficult to determine where one may find the time to study. Luckily, accredited institutions like Rutgers offer online completion degree programs that are designed for working, […]
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