What’s New in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

What’s New in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and it’s hard to miss. The awareness color (pink) is everywhere, from ribbons to clothes to logos to athletes’ cleats in NFL games, and the country appears more united than ever in the battle against this disease. And the awareness campaign is working. Every year, nearly $6 billion dollars […]

Nurses Rally After Devastating Hurricane Michael

Nurses Rally After Devastating Hurricane Michael

Hurricane Michael, which slammed into the Florida panhandle as a Category 4 storm on October 10, was unusual in many ways. The storm surprised everyone by how quickly it intensified—going from a relatively innocuous tropical storm to a raging hurricane in no time at all. It struck later in the season than most powerful hurricanes, […]

Helping Nurses In The Wake Of Hurricane Florence

Helping Nurses In The Wake Of Hurricane Florence

From the moment Hurricane Florence set its sights on the Carolina coastline, everyone knew the impact would be big. And despite weakening in strength just before landfall, the high winds and even higher waters carved a path of destruction through the state, the scope of which Carolinians are still trying to grasp. As of Friday, […]

Life Balance

Work Life Balance Tips for Nurses

Like with any career, establishing a good work–life balance as a nurse can be challenging. This may be even more difficult as a nurse if you find yourself working odd hours and long shifts in a demanding position. As a nurse, you’re often on your feet, facing difficult situations, needing to be at the top […]

Male Nurse

Why Men Should Consider a Career in Medical Assisting

Medical assisting is quickly becoming one of the most sought after healthcare careers among men. Traditionally thought of as a a “pink collar” job, careers in medical assisting are both rewarding and extremely fulfilling to both genders. If you—or someone you know—are male and interested in learning more about why you should consider a career […]

Questions

Types Of Questions You Will Face On The NCLEX

If you are a nursing student—or are entertaining the thought of enrolling in a nursing program—and you haven’t heard of the NCLEX, you should. The NCLEX All nursing-career hopefuls in the United States are required to pass the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) before they can receive their license as a registered nurse. For many, […]