How Can Nurses Use Social Media to Help?

How many times a day do people say they read something on Facebook, saw an article on LinkedIn, or learned about something on another social media site? For many people, social media is part of everyday life, and most people think nothing of posting about the odds and ends of life or commenting on other […]

Nurses Can Use Online Programs to Earn In-Demand Degrees

Many people don’t associate nursing degrees with online learning. For some people, traditional degree programs are impossible to take on because of work schedules, childcare issues or other concerns. Online nursing degree programs may present the perfect answer for these people and many others who are considering a degree. Why are nursing degrees in demand? […]

Who Is Responsible for Nursing Unit Leadership Besides the Nurse Manager?

The effectiveness and productivity of nursing teams often depends on unit cohesion and strong leadership. All healthcare employment agencies know that in environments involving patient care, teamwork is of the utmost importance, with nurses staying in teams that know how to work together under the direction of a capable leader. Besides being more productive, nurses […]

Tablets Make the Job Easier for Healthcare Personnel in a Number of Ways

Tablets have become a common sight in medical offices and hospitals, as well as other clinical settings. Why is that? It’s simple – tablets make the job easier for healthcare providers in many ways. 1. Make information available immediately In days gone by, information was recorded in a patient’s paper chart. If a doctor needed […]

Four Tips for Nursing Resumes

There are many ways to advertise a product: television commercials, newspaper inserts, Internet ads, and so on. When it comes to advertising a person’s experience, expertise, and other qualifications for a job, a great resume is the best option. A resume gives an employer an opportunity to explore a candidate’s background, so it’s important to […]

Develop Your Nursing Skills to Advance Your Career

Is a leader born or made? This question has been asked many times in many situations throughout history. It has been applied to many professions, including nursing. What makes a great nurse manager, head nurse, nursing supervisor, or director of nursing? Be a leader today Some people display leadership qualities long before they ever hold […]