Why Obamacare Means More Tech Savvy Nurses

April 9, 2014 in News | Permalink

Nurses on Computer

These days the healthcare industry is becoming more and more reliant on technology. New software, programs and medical devices are being developed and implemented each year in the hopes of not only improving patient care but the way medical facilities are run. Learning to adapt to new technology is quickly… Continue Reading →

Women’s Health Under the Affordable Care Act

November 16, 2012 in News | Permalink

affordable care act

With the new healthcare plan that has been set in motion, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services the Affordable Care Act will give women control over their care offering free preventive services. Approximately 47 million women will have access to eight new prevention related health care… Continue Reading →

Significant or Not: Nursing School Rankings

October 27, 2012 in News | Permalink

nursing school rankings

Nursing school rankings attempt to measure the caliber of individual nursing schools by comparing numerous factors.  As far as it is known there are two sets of rankings of nursing schools, one by U.S. News & World Report and the other is NIH Research Funding.  Each provides basic information on… Continue Reading →

Nursing Woes Increase with Faculty Shortage

October 15, 2012 in News | Permalink

nursing school faculty

A nursing shortage is occurring all over the country and it is expected to get worse. One big reason for this is the shortage of nursing school faculty that seems to be hitting hard in many places.  This year at the University of Virginia School of Nursing alone, eleven professors… Continue Reading →

Things Public Health Nurses Should Know

September 19, 2012 in News | Permalink

public hospital

The U.S. Supreme Court left decision making about how states will participate in the Affordable Care Act’s expansion of Medicaid to each individual state.  As decision for expansion in Medicaid coverage, public hospitals will come into light. Public hospitals are known as safety-net hospitals or government hospitals.  They are hospitals… Continue Reading →

Consider a Bachelor’s Degree – Now or Later

August 24, 2012 in News | Permalink

bachelor of science in nursing

All over the nation more and more hospitals are requiring four-year degrees for new nurses.  There has been talk about if this is the correct way to go. It is of consensus that nurses who obtain their bachelor’s degree in nursing (BSN) are better prepared to confront the challenges of… Continue Reading →

Poll for Thought: Patients Question Availability of Nurses

July 16, 2012 in News | Permalink

sick in america poll

In a poll “Sick in America,” conducted by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, NPR and the Harvard School of Public Health, 516 people who had a serious illness, medical condition, injury or disability requiring a lot of medical care or who had been hospitalized overnight in the past 12 months… Continue Reading →

BSN is the Way of the Future

July 14, 2012 in News | Permalink

Bachelors of Science in Nursing

A nursing career is a wonderful career to consider.  It is prestigious, rewarding and give most people a sense of extreme satisfaction helping others.  You can become a nurse with an Associate degree in Nursing plus successful passing of the NCLEX exam.  Just a word or warning, though, although becoming… Continue Reading →

Attention California Nurses: Be Careful, Do Not Let Your License Lapse

July 6, 2012 in News | Permalink

California Registered Nurses

You have done the most difficult part in becoming a nurse, you completed all of your education and most importantly you passed your licensure exam; you are a Licensed Registered Nurse!  It is extremely important that you keep that license up to date without letting it expire or lapse in… Continue Reading →

No Signs of Ebbing for Healthcare Careers

July 2, 2012 in News | Permalink

healthcare career

With today’s job market it is difficult to know which jobs will be available or into which career to delve into.  Well, one thing is for sure, you cannot go wrong by choosing a career in healthcare.  Healthcare remains a field with bright opportunities in the job market.  According to… Continue Reading →