Category: Nursing

What Nursing Role Suits You?

Every week, a new report pops up that tells us which iconic career or job will soon be obsolete or automated by robots. Truck drivers? Paralegals? Cashiers? In just a few years, they’ll all go the way of the dodo.   But hands-on, high-touch careers in health care are here to stay. NBC News reports… Read more »

How to Become a Neonatal Nurse

An Introduction to Neonatal Nursing According to the National Association of Neonatal Nurses, about 40,000 low-birthweight infants are born annually in the United States. Because of significant medical advances and efforts of physicians and nurses who provide for vulnerable babies, survival rates are 10 times better now than 15 years ago, according to the NANN…. Read more »

7 Educational Nursing Podcasts

Nursing podcasts offer a convenient way to develop your knowledge and skills in the profession. Whether you’re at the gym or on your way to work, you can tune in to keep up with the latest news and opinions. The following section explores some of the top nursing podcasts you can follow. Top Nursing Podcasts… Read more »

Transforming Health Care: The Emergence of Telenursing

In many cases, patients are now able to access their health care providers through video conferencing, instant messaging, email and other forms of technology. This field, known as telehealth, is growing due to the demand for greater access and convenience in health care, according to Hospitals & Health Networks. Advances in technology allow nurses to… Read more »

Improving Health Literacy in America

To make healthy decisions, patients must be able to understand and react to the health information they receive. But the National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL), the only large-scale survey of health literacy in the country, revealed that 88 percent of American adults do not have proficient health literacy. Greater health literacy awareness is critical… Read more »

The Highs and Lows of Nursing [Infographic]

The thriving nursing industry is seeing a shortage of nurses. From hospitals to homes, registered nurses are an essential part of the health and medical industries. While it’s the highest growing occupation in the United States, nursing is somehow still facing a shortage that’s expected to continue for the next decade, despite available positions. (click… Read more »