Becoming a Health Informatics Specialist

If you’ve ever considered branching out your nursing knowledge to other realms of the profession, becoming an informatics specialist might be the right position for you. If you have a tendency towards all things technological and don’t want to part ways with the world of healthcare, keep reading to learn how to become a health … Read more

Malpractice Insurance: Myths That Damage Nursing Careers

When I first started working as a nurse, I was told by one of my supervisors to look into malpractice insurance immediately. I balked at first. Why should I need malpractice insurance? I was a good nurse, I was smart, and I was honest. I certainly wouldn’t do anything that would put my patients in … Read more

Health Coaching – An Exciting Role for Nurses

As a nurse, your primary goal is most likely helping people and ensuring that they get and stay healthy. Nurses are an indispensable ingredient in the world of healthcare, and as the time goes on there is beginning to be a need for helping patients in other ways. Entering the field of health coaching could … Read more

Landing Your Dream Nursing Job

When you entered nursing school, you most likely had visions of that perfect job dancing through your mind. Perhaps you envisioned working in a large hospital, working your way up to a managerial position. Maybe you envisioned being a lead nurse in a small family clinic. Whatever it is you had pictured when you decided … Read more

Is Nursing Still a Calling Even as a Second Career?

There is a common trope that we hear in nursing that it is a calling and not a career. While many in the profession would agree with this, that’s not to say that it is one hundred percent true. In fact, there is no real consensus about whether nursing, or even healthcare in general, is … Read more

6 Tips to Keep Your Network Strong and Boost Your Nursing Career

As a nurse, you know that it is impossible to do everything by yourself. The daily demands of nursing are simply too much for a lone wolf to accomplish. A good support system is critical for nurses to be able to continue their work every day without feeling drained of energy and time. Professionals call … Read more

The Difference Between Nurse Leadership vs. Management

We often use the terms leadership and management synonymously, and they are indeed very similar in meaning. However, they are two very different ideas when you look at the connotations and deeper meaning in the field of nursing. If you think about it, you can probably think of a manager you have or have had … Read more

My Journey as a Legal Nurse Consultant

If you are a nurse, you know that there are many facets of the profession that many people don’t think about. The Legal Nurse Consultant is a position that often goes unnoticed yet is totally necessary in the nursing field. If you are interested in becoming a Legal Nurse Consultant, the journey ahead of you … Read more

6 Simple Strategies for Nurses to Balance Work and Family Life

As a nurse, you are used to the chaos of the career. Unpredictable schedules and long hours (and sometimes even night shifts!) can be difficult to manage long-term, though. And with the multitude of responsibilities and roles to fulfill, you may find yourself feeling stressed and anxious, even when you return home for the day. … Read more

How to Write an Exceptional Nursing Resume

Creating an amazing resume is daunting in the best of times for any profession, but there’s just something about creating a great nursing resume that seems particularly challenging. However, it is just one of those things that needs to be done if you want to find the best employment opportunities. Whether you’re looking for your … Read more