Getting into nursing school is hardly a formality, in fact, in can be one of the most difficult and arduous steps in becoming a nurse. Here are some tips to consider when applying to nursing school that may help give students a leg up.
The new health care law is expected to bring in millions of new patients in the next few years despite a growing shortage of primary care physicians. Nurse practitioners are going to be the queens of the healthcare system, says Susan Ouellette, CRNP, CSP,
Health Care Reform passed in congress last night. Nurse Practitioners weigh in on the pros and cons of the health care reform bill, what the future holds for NPs, and how they see the American health care model changing in this thought provoking discussion with three experienced expert advanced practice nurses.
Although desperately needed to provide primary care services to under-served populations, Nurse Practitioners explain how arcane restrictions in some states hinder their practice and adversely affect the communities they serve. Isn't it about time the AMA stopped lobbying to hold Nurse Practitioners back and thought about patient welfare instead?
An article on CNNMoney.com reports medical centers last year offered higher salaries and incentives to specialist nurses than to primary care doctors, and family doctors don't seem to be very happy about that.
Whenever there is a disaster somewhere, at least a dozen e-mails find their way to my inbox from all over the country with the same question: So are going? Read Sherry Jones Mayo, RN, EMTP, DAAETS's moving story about her disaster relief experience.
We asked experienced nurses from all over the country to tell us about the nursing books that inspired them the most. Chosen by nurses from all over the country, these books will inspire and support the professional development of practicing nurses and nu
Nurses make mistakes like everyone else...except that sometimes, the mistakes can be fatal. This article examines the most common reasons why mistakes happen in the nursing workplace and offers suggestions for how to best handle them when they do.