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Famous Nurse: Anna Caroline Maxwell

Anna Caroline Maxwell, famously known as the American version of Florence Nightingale, was a pioneer of the nursing industry, a trade that has been around for over a hundred years and now employs near . . .

Nursing in the Military: "Thank You for your Service"

Nurses in the military have been an essential part of our American Armed Forces since the American Revolution. Their dedication in aiding the injured and ill, along with their service to the United St . . .

How Nurses Help Fight the Opioid Epidemic

A nurses, is in a key position to help reduce America’s opioid epidemic. From education related to drug abuse to being an encouraging factor for patients to properly dispose of unused medication, the . . .

Why Every Nurse Needs a LinkedIn

Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter — and now another social networking website? Really, who actually needs another online profile? Well, you. Nurses, nursing students and other health care profess . . .

Helping Hands Improve Health Worldwide With Volunteer Abroad Organization

Conducting an eye exam in Nepal, organizing medical outreach brigades to rural towns in Guatemala and assisting a dental clinic in Peru are just a few ways volunteers are helping understaffed medical . . .

Mary Eliza Mahoney: First African American Nurse

Such was the motto of Mary Eliza Mahoney. Today, Mahoney isnt a household name like Florence Nightingale, the mother of modern nursing, or Mary Breckinridge, who pioneered the concept of family medica . . .

Florence Nightingale: The Mother of Modern Nursing

Were there none who were discontented with what they have, the world would never reach anything better. These powerful words—spoken by a woman steeped in conviction to help others—were reinforced by . . .

Nurse Appointed Surgeon General

On April 21, 2017, Sylvia Trent-Adams was named acting Surgeon General of the United States. She is a proud veteran of the nursing industry and the first non physician to serve as Surgeon General.

Nurses Behaving Badly: When You Witness Co-worker Drug Abuse (Impaired Nurse)

Have you ever witnessed a fellow nurse put patients in danger because they were drunk or under the influence of some sort of substance? Without taking a formal poll from our readers, we’re pretty con . . .

5 Reasons Why New Nurses Should Wait Before Going After Management Roles

So, you’re barely out of nursing school and you’re interested getting a nurse management role. While you may wish to dive right into nursing management or administration after receiving your asn, bsn . . .

Moving on UP: Transitioning from CNA to LPN, LPN to RN

If you are thinking about advancing your nursing career from a CNA to an LPN, or an LPN to an RN and beyond, kudos to you. While going to school and studying for nurse exams is no easy feat, CNAs make . . .

Are Nurses Ready to Take On the Baby Boom Population?

There are many concerns facing the healthcare industry today, but one of the greatest ones is whether there will be enough nurses

How Nurses Are Promoting Good Health to Kids

One of the saddest things I currently see in health care is America's childhood obesity epidemic. Our children are suffering from...

Hello!

Hello everyone! My name is Julia Tortorice and I have been a Registered Nurse for more than three decades. As an RN, MBA, MSN and the lead nurse planner and CFO for CEUFast, Inc. since 2001 I am now f . . .