All about the DNP project

Understanding the process helps ensure a successful project. The final doctor of nursing practice (DNP) project provides students with the opportunity to systematically translate the best current evidence…
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Career options for Nurse Educators

Learn about educators’ roles in both the clinical and academic setting. Teaching nurses is an exciting and challenging career, and the nurse educator role offers a wealth of opportunities.…
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Career Wellness

Big and small changes can help you cultivate a healthy work life. Takeaways: Burnout, stress, and dissatisfaction at work should prompt an evaluation of your career wellness. Several…

Exploring massage therapy as a career option

A nurse-turned-massage therapist found that hands-on interaction with massage clients reconnected her to one of the most fulfilling aspects of nursing – contact through caring, noninvasive touch.

Is nurse practitioner the right career for you?

Consider personal attributes and circumstances before you decide. The nurse practitioner (NP) role, which was developed in the 1960s in response to a shortage of primary care providers,…
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Landing your dream job

A stand-out résumé, focused job search, and excellent interview skills can lead you to the job of a lifetime. By Debra Siela, PhD, RN, CCNS, ACNS-BC, CCRN-K, CNE,…

Make an effective transition to a new job

Success depends on collaborating with your orientation team and speaking up when you need help. Before you started your new job, your employer gave you a snapshot of…
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Men won’t take ‘female’ jobs, Why?

Wives are partly to blame for the fact that men won’t take ‘female’ jobs, professor says. These days, jobs are plentiful, but good jobs — the ones that…
Ready to change nurse specialties?

Ready to change specialties?

Make sure you know yourself and what you really want.   By Janet Boivin, BSN, RN Deciding to change your nursing specialty can require as much self-assessment and…

Your path to becoming an administrative supervisor

Naomi, a novice staff nurse, calls her administrative supervisor, Madelyn, for assistance with Selma Rice, an 84-year-old patient  who has pulled out her I.V. line and wants to leave against medical advice (AMA).…

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