Most nursing students are bombarded with advice on how to study and pass the NCLEX-RN. You might find that your friends are using different books, study tips, and programs to study. Are you overwhelmed by all the study possibilities? Take a deep breath, and focus on the three biggies in order to keep it simple. […]
If you are not experiencing fulfillment in your current specialty; seek change. Open your mind to the available options in the nursing profession. Perhaps, you can explore the possibility of becoming a concierge nurse. Or, you can change how you practice as a nurse by transitioning from patient care nursing to owning a nurse owned business in a complementary area such social media marketing, coaching, legal nurse consulting, art, or e-commerce.
A licensed Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) usually works as part of a healthcare team in a hospital or long-term care facility. Also, they may work in the home health setting. They are required to attend a training program consisting of clinical/ theoretical coursework and pass an exam to obtain a license.
Do you want to start your own business? Nurses that want to be empowered by their passion often choose to become a nurse entrepreneur. Opportunities for nurses to start their own business are almost endless. Nurses that have the entrepreneurial fire burning in their belly often feel out of place in a traditional work setting due to […]
Evidence Based Nursing The purpose of evidence a based nursing practice is to improve patient outcomes while reducing healthcare costs. If it is not utilized, the patient will suffer and healthcare costs will soar. In fact, the quality of patient outcomes is the new measurement by which healthcare providers are being reimbursed.
The Patient Experience Has Changed Healthcare Delivery. Medical facilities are being held to increased quality standards by federal oversight as well as the general public. Despite the fact that the patient experience should be a primary factor in the delivery of healthcare, the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) is one survey […]
Many people complain that one of the most dehumanizing aspects of a hospital stay is wearing a standard open back patient gown. Then there is the lovely paper gown provided by some clinics that somehow makes the dehumanizing open back material gown seem modest. These types of problems in healthcare often inspire nurses to become […]
Lets face it. Nursing is not the most glamorous profession in the world. Nurses are probably the most comfortably dressed of all the professions (our uniforms replicate the comfort of our pajamas) but definitely not the most glamorous. It is really hard to be glamorous as a profession when many nurses experience daily situations such […]
Nurse Entrepreneur Problems As a nurse entrepreneur, or a nurse business owner, do you constantly search the internet for free social media help or blogging advice? I bet you probably do as most businesses have problems that need to be solved. Do you continually come across websites from marketing gurus that are really only offering […]
If you have been following our blog, you know that I have covered two different options for nurses that want to travel as part of their job: But, what if you don’t have the qualifications to be a Nurse Educator or a Nurse Researcher? Or, do you wish to be self employed and move away […]