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As a nurse, you must think about many things once you start practicing. Financial planning is one of the most important but often overlooked aspects of being a nurse . You want to be able to have a solid financial foundation so that you can focus on your career and helping others. Whether you're just getting started as a nurse or are looking for better ways to manage your finances as an experienced nurse, here are 17 crucial financial tips...
It’s no secret that the US is in the midst of its worse ever nursing shortage. To compound things, reports suggest that this crisis could continue until 2030 . The fundamental problem is that there aren’t enough registered nurses to help with the growing demands of the healthcare system. Consequently, hospitals around the country are doing all they can to encourage nurses to sign up. This includes introducing various nurse...
The nursing field is one of the fast-growing fields in healthcare. As one of the broadest healthcare sectors, nurses can take a variety of career paths through degrees, licenses, specialties, and certifications. Yet as the demand for nurses is expected to rise, aspiring nurses face a unique dilemma. However, with such a diverse professional landscape, how are the nurses of tomorrow going to figure out which roles can secure their futures?...
If you are a nurse then you will know how difficult it can be to find shoes that are up to the task. You may feel as though even if shoes are comfortable to begin with, by the end of a 12-hour shift, they start to rub. On top of this, finding shoes that are non-slip can also be difficult. If you want to make sure that the shoes you are purchasing are able to support you through your career, then this is the guide for you.  ...
Nursing is one of the fastest-growing fields within the healthcare sector, with the demand for nurses increasing year on year. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the demand for nurses is set to rise by over 9% in the US by 2029. This figure increases to a staggering 45% for nurse practitioners. In this guide, we’ll explore nursing jobs in need, identifying different roles that are set to become more sought-after in the...
Image from Pexels If you currently work in the medical field or you are considering making this career move, you may already be aware of the fact that demand is booming at the moment. This is a trend that shows no signs of slowing down either. We’re expecting the demand for nurses and physicians to skyrocket over the next decade, but what is causing this to happen? Read on to discover the different reasons why physicians and...
Are you looking for a rewarding job in a rapidly growing industry where you can feel like you made a difference every day?  Look no further than the nursing industry. There are many different types of nurses with a variety of specialties that are sure to please everyone. Nursing positions vary in the amount of education required, pay expected, and daily environment. The bottom line is that the nursing field overall offers...
Image by  Gerd Altmann  from  Pixabay   Raise your hand if the first time someone asked you what you wanted to be when you grew up and you answered, “A nurse!” For many of us, nursing is a lifelong passion and more than just a job. But the path and requirements for entering the nursing profession isn’t always an easy one, and definitely not the same for each type of nurse. How do you find nursing...
Image by  digital designer  from  Pixabay   Are you a registered or licensed practical nurse? Do you have over a year of nursing experience? Do you love new challenges and adventures? You may find that travel nursing can meet all these needs. Have you ever wondered, “how does travel nursing work?” Keep reading for answers to frequently asked questions all about travel nursing. What Is Travel Nursing...
Image provided by Getty Images (pandpstock001) A lot has changed since nurses walked around hospitals in skirts and stockings. Fifty years ago, doctors treated nurses as assistants, and most administrators saw the role as an extension of a women's caregiving. Today, nursing makes up one of the largest workforce in healthcare. And as the American baby boomer population ages, will the nursing workforce. A variety of factors influence...
There are more than one hundred different nursing specialties. It's hard to know what specialty to choose, especially with medical demands constantly changing. Hang in there! We'll let you know the types of nurses that are on the rise. 1. Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) Nurse anesthesiologists prepare and administer anesthesia to patients. They provide care to their patients before, during, and after the...
Everyone loves vacations, but did you know they're actually good for your health? It's true. In fact, a vacation can make you more productive at work. Yet, the  50% of Americans  who aren't planning a vacation this year say it's because they can't afford it.  So, why pay for a vacation when you can do the opposite? As a traveling nurse, you can get paid to travel to new and exciting locations throughout the country. ...