How To Encourage Team Building Amongst Nurses

July 6, 2011

The quality of your hospital’s patient care, patient outcomes and your hospital’s reputation as a quality care establishment depends on how well your nurses work with each other. When nurses bond and work collaboratively in a cohesive team, communication mishaps and other issues can be averted. Healthcare establishments should encourage team building amongst nurses in […]

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How To Create Nurse Friendly Environment In Hospitals

July 3, 2011

Due to the nursing shortage prevalent in the United States, the quality, timeliness and effectiveness of nursing care is reducing. This necessitates a transformation of the nursing work environment. Hospitals across America are trying to incorporate the government-initiated Nurse-Friendly (NF) Hospital Project to help create a positive work environment for nurses. The Nurse-Friendly project aims […]

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Top Paying Nursing Specialties

July 1, 2011

Choosing the right nursing specialty takes up chief focus even before you commence your final year of nursing school. Time is of the essence here; each nursing specialty requires you to pass a series of exams, after which you have to undergo on-the-job training as well. We present some of the top-paying nursing specialties here […]

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Pros And Cons Of Recruiting Foreign Nurses

June 28, 2011

For over 10 years now, the U.S. has been facing a nursing shortage. Staff hospitals and nursing homes have a low patient-nurse ratio, which has given rise to various complications. Even though several retired nurses have returned to hospitals during the recent recession, close to 100,000 positions remain unfilled. Given this fact, plans are afoot […]

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Tips For Foreign Nurses Wanting To Work In The United States

June 24, 2011

The United States is a dream destination for many foreign nurses, especially those coming from developing countries. The US stands for liberty, equality, freedom of speech and movement and individual expression. It tolerates and fosters multiple cultures to blend and work together cohesively within its borders. All of these reasons combine to create the American […]

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Top 7 Countries From Which The US Imports Nurses

June 22, 2011

If you’re qualifying to be a nurse, you have several options open to you. You can choose to certify and work in your own country, or, if you’re ambitious, you can try for a nursing position in other countries. The United States is a great place at which to work. Given the present nursing shortage, […]

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Which US States Offer Top Paying Nursing Jobs?

June 20, 2011

You’ve just completed your nursing studies and obtained your certification. You know that you can work anywhere in the US; you’re not restricted to a job within your native state. If you do choose to work in a different state, do you know how much you are likely to earn as a nurse in that […]

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How To Fight Discrimination In The Workplace

June 17, 2011

Even though it’s popularly touted that healthcare employment is equal opportunity these days, discrimination does exist in some hospitals and some regions. Discrimination is illegal; most large hospitals have anti-discrimination policies in place. However, discrimination need not be blatant in order to turn your work environment hostile. Subtle discrimination can make your life hell just […]

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Types of Nursing Licenses

May 26, 2011

The nursing career offers varied opportunities and graded levels of course programs that you can choose to eventually specialize in your chosen field. What’s good about nursing is that you can continue to study for your specialization after obtaining a license in nursing avenues through which you can pursue a nursing career. Different levels of […]

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Types of Nursing Programs

May 23, 2011

For an aspiring would-be nurse, any number of nursing programs and affordable nursing education options are available. However, before enrolling for a course, it’s best decide which nursing programs works best for you and your future career in the field of nursing. Here’s a list of the various nursing degree options that you can evaluate […]

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