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Becoming a Nurse Practitioner

by Howard Gerber on June 25, 2015

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nurse-practitioner-jobsIf you are interested in furthering your career as a nurse, becoming a nurse practitioner may be a good option. Working as a nurse practitioner can be rewarding and lucrative. There has never been a better time to become an NP. According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, the opportunities for nurse practitioners are expected to grow by about 19% through the year 2022. [continue reading…]

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Balancing Working and Your Home Life While On the Road

by Howard Gerber on June 11, 2015

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travel-nursing-tips-work-life-balanceWorking as a healthcare traveler may be a great opportunity. Not only can you work somewhere different and live in a new city, but you have the chance to make new friends. With all the excitement, it can be hard to juggle everything. It can be challenging to balance a new healthcare travel job with your life outside of work, especially at first. [continue reading…]

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What is Rapid Response or Strike Travel Nursing?

by Howard Gerber on April 23, 2015

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rapid-response-strike-nurseYou may be considering working as a travel nurse for the first time, or maybe you are an experienced healthcare traveler. Either way, you may be familiar with traditional travel nursing assignments. Although it can vary, most traditional travel assignments involve working about 13 weeks. You will usually have six to eight weeks’ notice regarding an assignment. But there are also a couple of other classifications of travel nursing. [continue reading…]

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Options in Nursing: Becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse

by Howard Gerber on February 26, 2015

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iStock_000009107094Small lpn-licensed-practical-nurse-jobsNursing can be a great profession. It is a career where an individual can know the work they do matters. Nurses have the opportunity to make a difference in the life of their patients. For those interested in the nursing profession, there are several options for the type of degree they can earn. One degree that usually can be earned in as little as a year is a practical nursing degree. [continue reading…]

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Is an Online BSN Program Right for You?

by Howard Gerber on February 12, 2015

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online-nursing-school-degreeCongratulations if you have decided to take the next step in your nursing career and get an advanced degree! Earning a bachelor’s of nursing degree can open new doors in the medical field. Nurses who earn a BSN degree may have the opportunity to work in management, education, discharge planning, and more. [continue reading…]

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Options in Nursing: Working as a Surgical Nurse

by Howard Gerber on January 29, 2015

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surgical-nurse-career-pathsThere are many options in nursing if you are interested in treating a wide variety of patients. For instance, working in surgery is a specialty that can be further divided into sub specialties. Working as a surgical nurse can be a challenging and exciting nursing career.

One thing nursing students may not be aware of is that there are different nursing jobs in the operating room. Below are two different options for those who are interested in surgical nursing. [continue reading…]

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Joining a Professional Nursing Association

by Howard Gerber on January 2, 2015

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join-nursing-associationWhether you are a recent graduate of a nursing program or a seasoned nurse, there are many options when it comes to joining nursing associations. A nursing association is a professional organization aimed at supporting and advancing the nursing profession. [continue reading…]

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