Highest Paying Cities For Nurses

By Kathleen Colduvell RN, BSN, BA, CBC Nurse salaries differ in cities across the U.S. due to cost of living and other factors. If you’re thinking of moving, knowing the highest paying cities can help you decide where to settle. According to the Bureau of ...

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Caring For Babies With Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS)

Posted on: 04/17/2017

By Kathleen Colduvell RN, BSN, BA, CBC Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) occurs when a baby is exposed to drugs in the womb; consequently, the baby goes through withdrawal following birth. ...

Highest Paying States For Registered Nurses

Posted on: 04/05/2017

It’s that time of year again. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has released its latest Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) Report. Not surprisingly, healthcare workers report some of the highest ...

The Nurse Navigator: A Patient’s Compass On The Healthcare Journey

Posted on: 04/03/2017

By Anne Devine, RN, BSN, BA, CBC Healthcare is a complex business these days, and there’s probably no one who feels it more than the person diagnosed with a serious ...

How To Read An Electrocardiogram (EKG/ECG)

Posted on: 03/21/2017

By Dawn Gray, RN Regular, irregular, fast, slow, wide, narrow, stable, unstable. Does looking at a 12-lead EKG put your own heart into a lethal rhythm? Nurses are usually the ...

Can’t Relax? Try These Awesome Massage Techniques

Posted on: 03/13/2017

By Keith Carlson, BSN, RN, NC-BC Hard-working nurses need time to relax, and getting a massage is a fun and healthy way to indulge. If you don’t have time to ...

7 Easy Potluck Recipes Every Nurse Should Know

Posted on: 03/08/2017

By Nurse.org Staff Writer Let’s celebrate Anne’s retirement they said. Just bring a little something to share they said. It will be fun they said. Right. Let’s face it. Potlucks ...

8 Tips For Surviving A Nurse Potluck

Posted on: 03/05/2017

By Nurse.org Staff Writer We’ve all known one or two. The detail-oriented potluck organizer that hands you your cooking orders and uses the full weight of her peer-pressuring and guilt-tripping ...

NP Practice Authority Grows - March 2017 Update

Posted on: 03/02/2017

By Keith Carlson, BSN, RN, NC-BC With legislative sessions currently taking place in many states around the U.S., bills related to nurse practitioners and their nursing scope of practice have ...

Nurse-Patient Ratios and Safe Staffing: Why You Should Care

Posted on: 02/23/2017

By Keith Carlson, BSN, RN, NC-BC The subject of nurse-patient ratios comes up often in nursing circles, and can often be a topic of discussion in state legislatures around the ...

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