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Imagine being an injured soldier from battle during the Spanish-American War in 1898, where medicine is scarce and the conditions of the field hospital are life-threatening. As disease and famine spread quickly and unforgivingly throughout the camp, the last chance for hope is a nurse, who will one day become known as the “American Florence Nightingale”.
If you’re a part of the 30 million people that watch HBO’s Game of Thrones, it’s likely that you’re patiently waiting for the beginning of the final season to air. If you haven’t seen the show before, we must warn you now: this blog contains spoilers to some of the pivotal moments in previous seasons.
Throughout the show of Game of Thrones (GOT), it’s not uncommon for the key characters to get badly hurt or injured in battle, or through other unfortunate circumstances, and to go through a healing and recovery process.
Of all the abandoned buildings in the world, there’s something about a deserted hospital that can leave us awake at night, wondering what went on behind those now empty walls.
CEUfast is proud to announce we have developed a series of courses that meet the 24 hours of the online portion of the LPN IV Series continuing education. Additionally, we are partnering with facilities to provide the required 6 hours of hands on skills practice. With the combination of written and hands-on training, students are able to fulfill the 30 hour requirement for Florida LPN IV Certification.
All I want for Christmas is…… a relaxing massage and a nap!
Nurses suffer from back pain, neck pain, stress and anxiety on a daily basis. A relaxing massage might just be the trick to rejuvenate and energyze a worn down nurse during this holiday season.
When working with adolescents, it is important to communicate clearly, interpret their need accurately and to provide education on topics that are sometimes overwhelming.
Adolescents pose a challenge to health care professionals. Whether it be stubbornness or unwillingness to accept that their actions have consequences, or difficulty to communicate clear and factual information, working with adolescents often creates unique obstacles.
Nurses and other professionals in the healthcare industry work long hours, save lives and often forget to take time for themselves. Although this work is often selfless, some companies recognize this hard work and dedication through discounts.
Start saving some extra cash today by signing up for rewards programs and doing business with those who recognize your service.
Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter — and now another social networking website?
Really, who actually needs another online profile? Well, you.
Nurses, nursing students and other healthcare professionals should sign up for a LinkedIn account for career development. The professional networking website is beneficial to people from all industries. Professionals ranging from recent college graduates to CEOs can join LinkedIn to make connections, showcase their experience and recruit employees.
Tired of working long hours at the hospital and not seeing your family? Well, I have news for you. You can have an RN career from the comfort of your own home.
You may have heard of nurses working from home and thought, “that’d be a great opportunity to spend time with my family,” or “I could use the extra cash,” but then dismissed that option.
You may have thought work at home opportunities for nurses are limited and far in-between. After all, you’ve got to work in a hospital, office, clinic or at the very least, a patient’s home to practice nursing, right? Wrong.
As nurses, you have knowledge that is very valuable and you can provide that knowledge outside of hospital walls.
Longer life expectancies and health care advancements are just a couple factors contributing to the growing need for nurses. More qualified professionals are entering the health care field, so nurses are searching for jobs where they can get the highest possible nursing salaries.
Indeed, a job search platform that reaches 200 million monthly visitors, recently investigated nurse paychecks across the country to discover the places nurses make the most money. You can read Indeed’s analysis here: Where are the Highest Paying Nursing Jobs?
Sacramento, Seattle and Portland are all on the list for the best cities to be a nurse. If you’re a new nurse kickstarting your career, or looking for your next job, consider sending applications to these locations and more.