Top News: #Nursing

Here are the top read news for #nursing:

Nursing is hard. Unaddressed ethical issues make it even harder.:

The couple looked over at what they had been told was their stillborn baby. But as the baby, born at 22 weeks, lay on the warmer, the parents could see that the heart was still beating. Read more

14 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Became a Nurse:

You’ll become skilled not just in medicine, but in waitressing, technology, mediation, and more. Read more

The nursing shortage and the doctor shortage are two very different things:

Nursing is bracing for what’s being called a “silver tsunami” — a graying Baby Boomer workforce entering retirement. On top of that, many other nurses are leaving the field out of frustration. Why? They don’t feel they’re making enough of a difference for their patients. Read more

Nurses tap their own smartphones to improve care, boost efficiency:

A majority of nurses who responded to a recent survey say they are using their own tablets, mobile phones and other similar tools daily at work. Read more


nursingPrepare for Stiff Competition to Get an Associate Degree in Nursing:

Associate degrees in nursing are popular choices among community college students – and for good reason. Registered nurses are in high demand, with the Bureau of Labor Statistics projecting the profession to grow 19.4 percent over the next seven years. The field is projected to add more jobs during that period than any other health care occupation. Read more