Nursing News & Notes

Should You Volunteer to Get a Nursing Job?

Nursing News & Notes

The nursing shortage is as bad as ever but hospitals are not hiring due to budget constraints. Even if a few facilities have open positions, they are usually looking for experienced registered nurses. New graduate nurses are increasingly finding it hard to get accepted for nursing jobs and have sadly joined the ranks of the [...]

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Which Professional Nursing Organizations Should You Join?

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Professional nursing organizations can help you as a nurse in terms of protecting your interests and advancing your career. By definition, these are groups of nurses who have banded together to support and advance their interests as health care professionals. These groups are great resources for nurses like you who are seeking help with work [...]

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An Overview of Nursing Theories

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Nursing theories were created out of the necessity to define what nursing is all about. As the nursing profession grew, so did its knowledge base expanded from its humble beginnings in the work of Florence Nightingale to its still-evolving scope today. Nursing theories aim to structure professional nursing education, practice and research. They attempt to [...]

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The Nursing Shortage: Where Are We Now?

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Nursing shortage is described as the situation where the supply of registered nurses or RNs simply cannot meet the demand. And the United States is in the middle of one which could only escalate as the baby boomers enter retirement and the need for health care intensifies. These are the facts: * As of December [...]

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