Articles tagged with nursing

6 Nursing Qualities You've Already Mastered as a Mom

If you are considering earning a degree, why not choose an area in which you already have some skill: caring for others. It may not have occurred to you until now, but as a mom you’ve likely mastered things like monitoring fevers and bandaging skinned knees. Point being, many mom skills can translate into key nursing qualities.

Everything You Need to Know About Becoming a Labor and Delivery Nurse

With all the nursing specialties out there, it can be confusing to know what it takes to become a labor and delivery nurse. There’s not one single path to your dream nursing career, but there are some important steps you can take to ensure you’re heading in the right direction. Read on to learn more about a career as a labor and delivery nurse, tips on getting there and what to expect once you’ve made it.

LPN or RN: The Advantages of Being an LPN

So you've decided to become a nurse. It's a good career choice because nursing is a life-saving profession that boasts steady job growth. The only question left to answer is: LPN or RN?

Why is There (Still) a Nursing Shortage? The REAL Reason Nobody's Talking About

With many nurses retiring out of the profession, an aging population requiring more care and the Affordable Care Act opening the doors of healthcare to thousands of new patients, the nursing shortage has never been more alarming. Join us as we examine the nursing shortage and dig into the real reason behind the lingering crisis.

I Want to be an RN but I Didn't Major in Nursing

The truth is that it’s never too late to get into nursing—even if you majored in something else or followed a different career path out of school. If you’re interested in becoming an RN, don’t let your non-medical major stop you.

25 Best Nursing Apps for Any Stage of Your Career

Nursing apps can help improve efficiency and enhance the experience for the patients. We surveyed the market and rounded up a list of 25 of the best nursing apps to cover all of your organizational, educational and patient care needs.

Nocturnal Nurses Uncover the Secrets of Working the Night Shift

It may be scary to think about taking on a nocturnal job, but there are plenty of ways you can make working the night shift a little less painful. Many nurses actually prefer night shifts! We talked to nocturnal nurses who are night-shift veterans to give you the inside scoop on what it’s really like working the night shift — and how to know if this unusual schedule is right for you.

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