Learn how and why CNA’s are furthering their education to become registered nurses

CNA to RN: Taking the Next Step in Nursing

Learn how and why CNAs are furthering their education to become registered nurses. Many people aspire to become nurses. Unfortunately, not everyone has the time or financial means to earn their associates or bachelor’s degree. As a result, some nurses choose to begin their careers as Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA). Becoming a CNA is a […]

A Drone Could Be Your Next Co-Worker

A Drone Could Be Your Next Co-Worker

Robotic technology could soon change the working environment of hospitals in big, big ways. These include robots that follow doctors on rounds, robots that assist the elderly, and robots that literally lift and carry human patients so a nurse won’t risk injury while moving them. Many of these robots are still in the testing phase […]

The Advantages of a BSN Degree

The Advantages of a BSN Degree

Have you been looking into Registered Nurse programs, or even accelerated RN programs? Maybe you’re already an RN but you’d like to advance your career. RN to BSN programs generally provide an excellent foundation for leadership roles, greater salaries, and management positions. An article by Nurse Journal—a social community for nurses worldwide—delves into the many […]

Happy National Nurses Week

Happy National Nurses Week!

At hospitals around the world—and here at Provo College, of course—every week is Nurses Week. When you see firsthand how hard nurses work, how many lives they touch, and how selflessly they serve, it’s next to impossible not to be in awe of these heroes in scrubs. This week, however, the rest of the country […]

Pregnant and in Scrubs: Work Tips For The Expecting Nurse

Pregnant and in Scrubs: Work Tips for the Expecting Nurse

Nurses are notoriously hardworking people, and very few things can change that—even pregnancy. When they learn they’re pregnant, many nurses just trade their old scrubs for maternity scrubs and keep working, sometimes right up to when labor begins. “During my pregnancy, I worked up until the very last minute. Literally,” writes nurse Cassie in her […]

Nurses Rally After Controversial Playing Cards Comment

Nurses Rally After Controversial “Playing Cards” Comment

This week was a busy one for the healthcare community. Researchers discovered that hospital curtains are potentially a source for drug-resistant bacteria transmission. Reusable tourniquets for venipuncture, another study revealed, are another source for contamination. And scientists in Israel successfully 3D printed a miniature human heart (including blood vessels and other supporting structures)… using actual […]