How to become an oncology nurse

How to Become a Certified Oncology Nurse

Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary Many of us have been affected by cancer in one way or another. We may know people who were diagnosed with cancer or even through first-hand experience. For people in the medical profession, those experiences may influence their decision to specialize in oncology, a branch of […]

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The 25 Highest Paying Cities for Nurses in 2019

These U.S. Cities Pay Registered Nurses the Highest Salaries based on Cost of Living Nursing is one of the most in-demand jobs in the healthcare industry. It’s a career that often comes with stability, great pay, and personal fulfillment. In fact, many consider it to be a calling rather than a job. Many people who […]

Essential Test Prep Tips to Help You Pass the NCLEX-PN the First Time

The 2019 NCLEX-PN Review & Study Guide

Essential Test Prep Tips to Help You Pass the NCLEX-PN the First Time In a previous blog post, we outlined how you can become a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN). This profession has several benefits, including job stability, varying specialties, and personal fulfillment. If you’re interested in helping others, then you might find your calling as […]

8 Ways To Improve Your Bedside Manner

8 Ways To Improve Your Bedside Manner

Good bedside manner (the way in which you interact and communicate with your patient) can have a noticeable impact on your patient reviews. But more importantly, good bedside manner can have a noticeable impact on your patients’ health as well. “Our results show that the beneficial effects of a good patient-clinician relationship on health care […]

Stop the Bleed: School Nurse Saves Child After Freak Accident

Stop the Bleed: School Nurse Saves Child After Freak Accident

Accidents happen… just watch any episode of Chopped. We might not be able to prevent them 100% of the time, but we can prepare, and sometimes that preparation is all that stands between life and death. Such was the case for a 4th grader in Georgia this past week, when a tumble on the playground […]

The Danger of Stress in Young Patients

The Danger of Stress in Young Patients

A wide range of patients with a wide range of health problem walk through the doors of your hospital or clinic every day, and of that wide range of health problems, it’s amazing how many may be traced back to stress. High amounts of stress have been found to cause heart issues, digestive issues, breathing […]