Working Over the Holidays? How to Make the Most of It
Nurses and other hospital staff often have to work over the holidays, so
why not make the most of it? From implementing new traditions on your
unit floor to relishing the light traffic during a normally busy
week-day commute, holiday work can be as jolly as you make it.
Election 2016: How Nurses Can Use Their Voices & Their Votes
As members of the most trusted profession in the United States, nurses
can wield a lot of political influence, both with their candidates and
their communities. Yet many nurses don’t know where to start.
Nurses Enjoy Working on Special Units for Older Adults
America continues to age, with 44.7 million people 65 years or older in
the United States. By 2033, the U.S. Census Bureau estimates the number
of older adults will outnumber people younger than 18 years. All these
elders consume more health care.
In-Flight Medical Emergencies: What Nurses Need to Know
If you’re ever asked to help out with an emergency aboard an airplane, will you be ready?
Five Tips for Staying Healthy as a Travel Nurse
Whether you’re starting your first travel nursing assignment or are a seasoned travel nurse who has been on the road for a while, it can be tempting to blow off healthy habits due to a busy schedule and lack of familiar resources (i.e., gyms, grocery store chains and/or communal support). But your health can’t afford to take a holiday. Instead, check out these helpful tips from experts on ways you can improve or maintain your health while working as a travel nurse.
Miss Colorado Brings Nursing Career into the Spotlight
Kelley Johnson, RN, BSN, represented the state of Colorado during the Miss America 2016 pageant in September, placing as the second runner-up and earning a $20,000 scholarship. But it is the way she represented her nursing career that still has the country talking.