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How to Prepare for a Job Interview Part I

We’ve all been to a job interview: we’ve had the sweaty palms, uncontrollable jitters and painted on a smile that borderlines on desperation and fear. Interviews are no fun and seem to bring to mind every insecurity and flaw that we so carefully try to hide. Now that you’ve decided on a career to pursue, […]

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Nursing Rules from Around the World

          Nurses all around the world have one thing in common: a passion for helping others. But it’s amazing how this profession and some of its guidelines vary so much from country to country. I found an interesting article on scrubsmag.com that I found amusing and hope you do, too.           Marijke Durning writes about […]

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Choosing the Right Nursing School

So you want to join the health care profession but you’re not quite sure where to start. Dr. Juli Daniels, CCRN reports on endonurse.com five factors that you should consider when choosing a school to further your education. 1. Find the right program to meet your career goals – Daniels explains that, “The first thing […]

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Most Interesting Nursing Jobs

          Nursing is an exciting profession. If it wasn’t, there wouldn’t be so many TV programs which take place in a hospital, right? From Doogie Howser, M.D. to Scrubs, the medical profession has provided fodder for entertainment for decades.           Okay, so you can’t always trust what you see on the flat screen… but nursing […]

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Experts Predict Future of Registered Nursing Will Include Evolving Skill Set and Broader Work Environment

As opportunities in the nursing field are evolving, so too are the skills and work environments associated with the field, says an article published September 12 on the online industry portal Nurse.com. In her front-page feature, Nurse.com staff writer Cathryn Domrose details some of the notable shifts predicted for Registered Nurses (RNs) and the nursing […]

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California Extending Interest-Free Loans to Hospitals and Clinics Affected by State Budget Stalemate

According to a September 2 story by the Associated Press, the California State Treasurer’s Office is offering $9 million in interest-free loans to rural hospitals and community clinics impacted by the legislature’s failure to approve a state budget. Loans are available for up to $750,000 for those rural facilities experiencing financial hardship due to delayed […]