Florida To Invest in Educating Nurses – Governor DeSantis Pledges $125 Million in Nursing Education
Gov. DeSantis announces funding for nursing educationGovRonDeSantis on Twitter. On May 16 Florida's Governor Ron DeSantis announced funding of $125 million that will be earmarked for the education and training of nurses in the state. Speaking at a press conference together with Florida's Senate President Wilton Simpson and Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo, the governor affirmed his commitment to ensuring there are enough qualified nurses to meet the healthcare needs of Floridians long into the future.
ALCO Public Health Department looking for full-time nurse consultants
(Jacob King - WPA Pool / Getty Images) (ALAMEDA COUNTY, Calif.) The Alameda County Public Health Department is looking to fill an occupational health nurse consultant vacancy. The full-time position would include responsibilities like assessing job-related disease exposure, collaborating with other consultants on emergency and exposure plans and similar duties.
2022 Is The Worst Time Ever to Become a Nurse, And Here's Why: Op-Ed
As remarkable a profession nursing is, the facts are indisputable. Not only the one in the title, but also the fact that in addition, 4 out of 10 nurses plan to pursue a role somewhere else.
Medical City North Hills Recognized for Nursing Excellence
North Richland Hills – The neurological medical surgical unit at Medical City North Hills has been recognized as a Unit of Distinction Honoree in an annual program that recognizes and rewards exemplary patient care within the entire HCA Healthcare system, Medical City Healthcare’s parent company.
My mother told me to hide in the bedroom to nurse my baby
** This article is based on nonfiction by actual events that I have experienced firsthand; used with permission. My mother was born in the 1940s and in her era, women didn’t breastfeed their babies, they used a specially made formula that the doctors deemed “healthier” for the babies. My mother was adamant about staying up on all the latest nutritional news. We grew up bottle-fed and ate a lot of highly processed foods that were full of preservatives and nitrates.
Curious About Travel Nursing? Ask a travel nurse - the common questions answered
Travel nursing isn’t new. It’s actually been around for a while. And even so, there are still some basic curiosities about being a travel RN. And even to this day, there are many tall tales and misunderstandings about travel nurse pay rates, how a traveler is treated at different facilities, and of course, the lifestyle that comes with being a nomadic RN.
University of La Verne to Offer Bachelor's Degree Program for Registered Nurses
The University of La Verne announced today it is now accepting applications for a new bachelor of science in nursing program for registered nurses (RNs) who are ready to further their careers and enhance their leadership skills with a bachelor’s degree. The first cohort of students will begin fall 2022.
5 Ways Travel Nurses Lose Faith in Their Recruiters
Like you, I made the leap into travel nursing. And also, like you, that meant I had to find the right travel company and then, of course, mesh with the right recruiter. And boy oh boy, are there are a ton of recruiters who wanted lil' ole' me to take a contract with them.
Opinion: One Nurse shares his "insider" motivational tactics for when he feels like quitting
No matter how much experience you have as a nurse, sooner or later, something will go wrong. I don't mean "wrong" as in the printer jams, or your stethoscope breaks. Rather I mean wrong as in a client cancels a contract. Wrong as in you feel a lack of motivation. Or even wrong, as in you wake up and wonder if you're on the correct path.
Managing the Emotional Stress of your Nursing Career
To manage the emotional stress of their career, nurses need to understand the different types of stress they may experience. Imagine that you are a nurse who has been working in the same hospital for several years. You love your job and feel passionate about helping others, but lately, you feel more stressed than usual.
Op-Ed: Ex-Nurse Convicted in Patient's Death- Could This Set a Worrisome Precedent for All Nurses?
Why would anybody in their right mind want to become a nurse now?. That was the question my wife asked me after hearing the verdict in this case. Why would I want to continue being a nurse from this point forward? That was what I said back to her.
How Working In One of These States Will Save You Money On Taxes
Nowadays, travel RNs are making top dollar for their skills. Crisis work, and travel gigs in general, are the hot topic everyone is chatting about. As a travel RN myself, I know that it's always something we discuss at the dinner table. Even when we're on the road.
A nurse's drug mistake kills the patient, but are criminal charges the appropriate response?
Syringes with medicationPhoto by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels. This week, RaDonda Vaught, a former Vanderbilt University Medical Center nurse, goes on trial in Nashville on accusations of reckless murder and felony mistreatment of an impaired adult in the death of Charlene Murphey, a 75-year-old patient.
Colorado caregivers are tired, can't afford more help, study shows
Adult daughter greeting elderly mother in a garden.Andrea Piacquadio / Pexels. (Denver, Colo.) People who care for their aging parents or family members may be facing caregiver fatigue, according to a new study from Seniorly.
Travel Nurses Are Training Their Minds for Strength and Success: Here's How
Like every other muscle in the body, the mind needs exercise to gain strength. It must be cultivated and developed over time with regular effort. Of course, if you haven't forced your mind to bend and grow in thousands of little ways throughout the years, it will fold when things get tough.
How This Group of Nurses Is Quickly Crushing Student Loan Debt
Becoming a travel nurse can help you pay off your student loans. Not only do you receive a higher salary than you would as a staff nurse, but you also receive a housing stipend and per diem. You shop less when you travel due to less space, and working overtime is a great way to make extra money. All of these factors can help you pay off your student loans in no time.
All The Ingredients That Make a Good Nurse Great
We all know that nurses are the backbone of a hospital. Heck, nurses are the backbone of the entire healthcare industry. They are the ones who are by the patients' side 24/7 and who make tough decisions when it comes to patient care. They work diligently to stay current on the latest medical advancements.
Why Do Some Travel Nurses Excel, While Others Flounder or Fail?
A nurse is a healthcare professional who specializes in caring for people who are sick or injured. A travel nurse does the same thing but in a nomadic fashion. Nurses and travel nurses alike both provide care for patients in various settings, including hospitals, clinics, and schools.
Op-Ed: Nursing is Changing, and Some Say for the Worst
Nursing is changing, and some say for the worst, especially if you're a "younger" RN. Mainly because Millennials and Gen Z nurses are taking it hardest. While I don't necessarily agree with that sentiment as a blanket statement, some stats may actually point to that being true, especially for millennial RNs or Gen Z nurses looking to start or continue travel nursing.
One Nurse's Point of View on Life, Death, and Selflessness During The Pandemic
As nurses, we are privy to some of the most intimate moments a person will ever experience. We are witnesses to the joys and sorrows of life, and often times we are the only ones who offer comfort in a time of need. We are both caregivers and friends, and we touch people's lives in ways that many never even realize.