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Florence Nightingale’s Influence in Becoming an RN

Posted March 29th, 2010 by Site Administrator in Uncategorized (No Comments »)

Florence Nightingale has been a vital figure for the nursing community for the past century, a pillar of what nursing is truly about.  Since this point, there have been other influential nurses, but none so much as Florence Nightingale, who is known outside the nursing community. Nightingale has become such an extraordinary figure in the [...]

Best Nursing Degrees for 2010

Posted February 3rd, 2010 by Site Administrator in Uncategorized (No Comments »)

It’s a brand new year, which means more opportunities to earn nursing degrees!  It is only a matter of determining what is the greatest need in the nursing industry, as well as what you will be most comfortable earning.  Nursing degrees range from pediatric degrees to geriatric degrees.  Far from being generalized, like so many [...]

Why Get a Nursing Degree?

Posted February 3rd, 2010 by Site Administrator in Uncategorized (No Comments »)

With the economy in the position it is currently in, many people have had more of an incentive to continue on with a higher education, more specifically in programs in nursing and criminal justice (in which there have been a high demand of employees).  As a result, nursing programs have become more advanced and offer [...]

The Changing Prominence of a Nursing Degree

Posted January 5th, 2010 by Site Administrator in Uncategorized (No Comments »)

Health care has quickly become an industry that has seen an increased demand for workers in the past decade, in stark comparison to the many other industries that have had to cut corners.  This has come at a time of economic uncertainty and has led to valuable options for many families.  Nursing degrees in particular [...]

10 Different Types of Nurses for the Undecided Student

Posted January 2nd, 2010 by Site Administrator in Uncategorized (No Comments »)

Becoming a nurse is a big career move and one that will impact both your life and your future patient’s life.  Therefore, learning what is out there first can make a big difference in deciding what school to attend and what hospital or clinic to do your fieldwork training at.  •    Air Force and Navy: [...]

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 [...]

5 Self Help Tips to Treat Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Posted April 3rd, 2009 by Site Administrator in Uncategorized (No Comments »)

By Alisa Johnson OCD is an anxiety disorder characterized by obsessions and compulsions (or rituals) which interfere with one’s social, school, or occupational functioning. Some of the symptoms include fear of contamination, fear of disease, repeated checking, rituals to avoid bad things happening, fear of not having things you might need, obsession with order and [...]