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Oct
19

MALE RNs EARN MORE THAN THEIR FEMALE PEERS

Even though male RNs are only 8 to 10% percent in the nursing workforce compared to the number of their female counterparts, they have an edge to brag about – their salaries. According to a Medscape report, male nurses make an average 7 percent more than their female peers ($6,000 per year). Medscape invited registered […]

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Oct
17

ELITE LEARNING’S NEWLY RELEASED 2018 NURSING SALARY GUIDE

A comprehensive online learning destination, Elite Learning has recently announced the results of its 2018 nationwide nursing salary survey. The survey which includes more than 22,0000 responses from nurses at every level LPN to advanced practice, focusing on specialization, location, education, and benefits was conducted by ADVANCE Healthcare Network, an Elite Learning company. Researchers found […]

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Oct
15

NUTRITIONAL PROGRAM HELP IMPROVE NURSES’ EATING HABITS

As we know, nurses are the ones delivering good health advices to patients. But how can they manage to convey effective health promotion education, when they, themselves, don’t practice good health habits? Based on a 2011 study conducted by researchers at the University of Maryland School of Nursing, 55% of the 2,103 female nurses surveyed […]

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Oct
12

NURSING CAREER FAIR AT WESTERN NEBRASKA COMMUNITY COLLEGE PROVIDES OPPORTUNITIES FOR FUTURE NURSES

With the current alarming rate of shortage of nurses, health agency representatives from Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska, and South Dakota participated in the Nursing Career Fair at Western Nebraska Community College. Career fair events like this opens wider doors for future nurses on increasing their chances of getting hired right after graduation. As one local hospital […]

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Oct
10

NURSING HOME IN LOUISIANA PARTNERS WITH LOCAL ANIMAL SHELTER, CREATING AN ANIMAL HOUSE CLUB

A skilled nursing facility is slowly transforming from the traditional institutionalized setting into a homey space for residents by becoming a regular animal house. In Many, Louisiana, the Many Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center welcomes dogs and cats to its quarters bringing little friskiness into their residents’ lives, recently collaborated with the local animal shelter creating […]

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Oct
08

MOBILE MEDICAL CLINIC PROVIDES BETTER HEALTHCARE SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY

As part of their community health course, Concordia University Texas School of Nursing students are now utilizing a medical van to better serve their community. Their Mobile Medical Missions van functions as a pop-up clinic offering free, basic healthcare to two counties and has sufficient space for medical supply storage and seating for clients and […]

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Oct
05

ALABAMA’S NURSING SHORTAGE ISSUE

For the past years, nursing shortage has been much evident across US affecting the healthcare industry directly baffling health leaders. Alabama for instance, is one of the few states experiencing the issue. “Nurses are the heartbeat of healthcare,” said Alabama State Nurses Association Annual Convention Executive Director John Ziegler in article. “They’re the largest workforce […]

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Oct
03

HHS AND CDC’S MISSION TO COMBAT GROWING THREAT OF ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) joined forces to combat the growing threat of antibiotic resistance (AR or AMR) through an initiative called AMR Challenge announced during last week’s United Nations General Assembly in New York. The challenge, said to be the most ambitious […]

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