Even though Alaska is a large state, nursing students are faced with limited options in pursuing their careers. This is mostly due to the relatively few colleges in the area that offer traditional BSN programs. If you are looking for the best nursing program in Alaska, this guide has everything you need to know. Requirements:
In California, the nursing shortage is severe. As a result, the state needs more nurses to step in and fill this need. The high demand for nurses isn’t the only thing that should make you consider pursuing your nursing career in this state. California is also one of the highest paying states in the country
Colorado’s demand for nurses isn’t going down anytime soon. In fact, with healthcare reforms, the increasing number of people getting healthcare services, and its growing older population, the demand is expected to continue in the next few years. With such demand, Colorado needs more registered nurses to step in and fill the large deficit in
Emergency medical personnel and healthcare professionals have been one of the hardest hit industries dealing with the global pandemic. Many are working long, exhausting hours and risking their lives on the frontlines day after day as they help others in need. And if you are one of the many that fall into this line of
There are so many good reasons to start your nursing career in Connecticut. This small state possesses a close-knit health care community that’s focused on providing affordable, evidence-based care to its people. Additionally, its healthcare industry is also changing. This means more opportunities for those who are willing to step in to meet the demand.
Arkansas is an excellent state to work in as a nurse. Apart from the high demand for healthcare professionals, the hourly salary rate for nurses is quite good, too. Take note that like most states, Arkansas has its own set of requirements for nurse licensure. If you’re planning on pursuing your career in this state
Every year, the country dedicates the month of February to honor and celebrate Black History Month. It’s a time to reflect and recognize the achievements of notable black and African American leaders who not only have helped make the world a better place but have also made a significant amount of contributions to the nursing
Having a genuine concern for other people and a desire to create changes in the health of the public are two good reasons to become a nurse. However, just like any job, you also have to consider a lot of factors before pursuing it. If you are currently looking for the best state to pursue
Alabama is more than just a beautiful Southern state. Apart from the varied geography and friendly people, there’s also a great need for effective healthcare in the region. Alabama’s need for highly educated nurses isn’t declining. In fact, it’s the other way around. Since 2014, the state has one of the highest rates of diabetes
When the global pandemic began to spread across cities and towns around the country back in early 2020, many businesses closed down and people were asked to stay home as much as possible. When this happened, many workers found that they were able to access their jobs remotely from the comfort of their own homes.
The world is starting to get increasingly busy and fast-paced. If you are looking for a way to start your nursing career or change jobs, you need to find options for getting the required education in a shorter amount of time. This is why more and more schools and universities are offering online nursing programs.
Having your blood pressure checked and monitored by a medical professional is an essential part of your general health. When you go for a check-up or appointment, getting your blood pressure checked is typically one of the first things done to ensure your blood pressure is right where it should be. The quick and painless,
Like most nurses, one of the biggest factors that can influence your career decisions is your salary. Knowing how much you can make is critical in planning your education and furthering your nursing career. It’s also important in deciding which state you should practice or even move to, if you are a veteran nurse with
DECEMBER 29, 2020 The most venomous snake in the world is the inland taipan. The inland taipan is native to semi-arid regions of Australia. Based on the median lethal dose in mice, the inland taipan’s venom is by far the most toxic. Not only is it believed to be the most poisonous snake, but it
If you’re in the practice of medicine, there’s a good chance that you need to know the difference between when a patient has a true allergic reaction versus experiencing a side effect after taking a certain medication. In fact, it’s more likely you need to know it very well because an allergic reaction can be
The New Year is just around the corner and to many that means it’s time for a fresh start. It means saying goodbye to the year 2020 – which many won’t miss – and saying hello to a New Year with new opportunities to better his or herself with a New Year’s Resolution. So, what
Whether she is on high-tech rescue missions as a flight nurse in Colorado or on mission trips, providing care with few resources to people in villages in the Andes Mountains of Peru, Kelly Thompson, RN, CFRN, is known for making a difference in patients’ lives. Flight nurse Kelly Thompson, RN, holds an infant during her
Recently, a mental health condition known as bipolar disorder made front headlines when an “A-list” celebrity came forward and made his diagnosis known to the world. And although it’s been around for some time, do you actually know what bipolar disorder is? For many, many years, bipolar disorder was misconstrued with other mental illnesses and
People have been dealing with sexual harassment in the workplace for decades. Recently however, more individuals have started to shed light on this issue, which has prompted a strong movement of putting an end to this type of discrimination among the work force. In 2017 alone, nearly 7,000 charges alleging sexual harassment were filed
The nursing profession continues its push to increase the number of U.S. nurses with at least a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) degree. This push comes as the demand for traditional on-site degrees wane due to COVID-19 pandemic concerns and online educational programs increase in popularity. Sooa Devereaux, RN So, how do nursing students
When COVID-19 made its way to the Navajo Nation in March, a combination of circumstances fanned its flames. And by May, the Navajo Nation — which covers an area of roughly 27,000-miles that includes sections of Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico — had surpassed New York as having the highest per-capita COVID-19 infection rate in