Archive for December, 2009

Balancing Work and Life as an Obstetrics Nurse

Posted December 14th, 2009 by Site Administrator in Uncategorized (No Comments »)

Studies have recently come out that indicate which careers are most suitable for balancing a career and a family for women around the country.  Surprisingly, medical careers were the top ranked within the study, as once women get past the grueling hours of the first years, they are able to settle into a career in [...]

Using a Nursing Degree to Fight Global Crises

Posted December 14th, 2009 by Site Administrator in Uncategorized (No Comments »)

Most nursing students are well aware of the stories of Florence Nightingale and Clara Barton; in fact, these women might be the reason a vast majority of students decide to be nurses.  Their early dedication to the nursing industry is evident in their lasting namesakes and a wonder of how they were able to accomplish [...]

Starting Salaries for Nurses

Posted December 10th, 2009 by Site Administrator in Uncategorized (No Comments »)

The economy has made many of us more conscious of what salaries our degrees will earn us, and made us more inclined to research into the salary and career requirements.  Nursing salaries vary according to the type of nursing you want to go into, which area of the country you want to practice, and especially [...]

Dispelling the Rumors of Nursing Degrees

Posted December 9th, 2009 by Site Administrator in Uncategorized (No Comments »)

Nursing jobs have become somewhat glamorized by Hollywood over the recent increase of hospital shows within the past few years including ER, Grey’s Anatomy, and Scrubs.  While the surgeons take over much of the time on Grey’s Anatomy, nurses are still a huge part of the show, and some of the main characters of ER [...]