When you imagine the intense, hustle and bustle of a major metropolitan area, such as New York City or Miami, it’s typical to hear a constant roar of a fire truck siren or sounds of police cars in the background. But did you know that Birmingham, Alabama has more registered nurses and more police officers
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are approximately 2.98 million registered nurses in the United States. Because of the nursing shortage though, nurses in other countries have the opportunity to grow their nursing careers in the US. Here’s what you need to work as a nurse in the United States. Step One –
Have you ever known someone with two left feet? They can’t seem to walk through the bedroom without tripping on the rug, stepping on the dog’s tail and then bumping into the dresser and knocking everything over? Everyone can be a little clumsy at times, but it seems some are more accident prone than others.
A nurse’s day won’t be complete without nursing handover. It’s when one nurse hands over not just the responsibility of care but also all the information concerning patients. In general, nurses can categorize the sections of a nursing handover into three parts: A. Past This section involves everything the healthcare team needs to know about
Models of care have long been transitioning from acute to ambulatory settings. As a result, nurses’ roles in ambulatory care have drastically changed to accommodate not only more patients but also those who with more complex needs. E. Mary Johnson, BSN, RN-BC, NE-BC, a speaker for Nurse.com’s Ambulatory Care Nursing Certification Review, remembers when cataract
The role of charge nurse is critical for quality patient care, good outcomes, work-life quality for nursing staff and even organizational financial success. Yet nurses often assume the role is based on clinical skills and may lack other skills that are important to the job. This can be the result of the limited formal training available
While all the resumes require a certain level of efficiency when writing, nursing resumes have an additional layer to work on. Nurses have to consider many professional and general resume tips. Although you might have a qualified education in nursing along with an experienced background, you will not be able to succeed unless you are
There’s increasing demand for case managers that focus on care coordination and advocacy in healthcare settings, from acute care to public health. More medically complex patients, coupled with an emphasis on value-based care is forcing healthcare employers to focus on providing effective and efficient care. Catherine Mullahy, RN Demand for case managers is increasing as