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How to get a good nursing job in the future

Nursing facilities are expected to see a 10% increase in new openings in the next year as more companies are looking to hire nurses and nursing aides, according to the latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.But nursing workers have been under pressure in recent years, as states have cut back on nursing hours and nursing homes have

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How to be an RN: Lessons learned from my experience

Nursing majors are the biggest change in the profession in decades.There are so many new nursing jobs in nursing, it's hard to keep up with it all.Nowhere is this more evident than in our senior leadership positions.Our senior leadership position has never been stronger and there is much more opportunity for nursing students to excel in the future.There is so

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10-Year-Old Saves $150K on Travel Nursing Shoes

A 10-year-old girl in Florida saved $150,000 on travel nursing shoes after her parents got sick and had to go to a nursing home.The daughter, a travel nurse, started taking care of her parents after she had to fly to Orlando to help her parents deal with the flu.She saved about $2,000."My parents needed me, and I just wanted to

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Nursing Day: the day nurses take care of you

New Scientist 1.59 million nurses take to the road for their annual nursing program, Nursing Day.The event, which runs from July 10 to August 1, celebrates the people and the work that nurses do every day in the world.But for the past few months, a new generation of nurses has taken up the cause to get the word out about

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Why are nursing homes losing so much money?

The nursing home industry has been hit hard by the Affordable Care Act.The U.S. Department of Labor reports that nearly 30 percent of all nursing homes in the country are struggling financially.The law, which went into effect on July 1, is intended to help provide health care to Americans without employer-provided insurance, but critics say it has created a massive

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How to make your neonatal nurse pillow special

Nursing pillow, baby, nurse: these are the words used to describe your baby's bedside pillow, but do you know what the real-life nursing pillow should look like?If you've been on maternity leave for more than two weeks, you might have seen the term "cuddly nursing pillow" at your local nursery, as if they'd invented a product for your infant to

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National Nurses Week 2017: The latest news and analysis

SAN FRANCISCO -- The National Nursing Week, which begins today, marks the start of another year for the National Nursers United (NNU), a union that is seeking to extend its influence beyond nursing.In a letter to its members, the National Association of Nurse Practitioners (NAVP) urged its members to support the nurses union in its fight for better conditions at

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