Tax Deductions For RN’s

Did you know that you can deduct the purchase of nursing uniforms when you e-file your tax return?┬áBut you can deduct so much more. In fact, any purchase that you make that is directly related to your work is a tax deduction. The exception is that you can’t be recompensed by your job and then still claim them. As with… [continue reading]

Requirements To Become A Registered Nurse

The RN field is growing still, with thousands of new jobs being added every year. To practice as a registered nurse you’ve got to be qualified though. Becoming a nurse is difficult, but not impossible. If you find that you can’t make it through nursing school, there are also plenty of other healthcare related fields to get in to. Here… [continue reading]

What Do CNA’s Do?

When most people hear the term “Certified Nursing Assistant” (better known as CNA), the first thing that comes to mind is a career in a nursing home. While it’s true that this is probably the industry’s biggest demand for CNAs, there are other places to use this certification. But what exactly is a CNA, and how can it work for… [continue reading]

PDA’s In The Nursing World

PDA’s (personal digital assistants) have become a nurse’s best tool to retrieve fast and accurate information. From nursing students to Nurse Practitioner’s PDA’s have proven to be a very useful gadget to have in their pockets. Not only are they small and compact, making them easy to carry around in coats, but they also are able to carry tons of… [continue reading]

Nursing Job Yearly Earnings

Median annual earnings of registered nurses were $48,090 in 2002. The middle 50 percent earned between $40,140 and $57,490. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $33,970, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $69,670. Median annual earnings in the industries employing the largest numbers of registered nurses in 2002 were as follows: Employment services – $55,980 General medical… [continue reading]

Medical Stenographer

Are you a good listener? Do you understand medical terminology? If you do both well, you might consider a job as a medical stenographer. The field is projected to grow faster than the average profession due to the increasing demand for detailed records. The work can be arduous, requiring a long attention span as you listen to tapes from doctors… [continue reading]

PDA Nursing Software

Nursing software for the PDA has helped streamline many tasks for the nurse. With so much nursing software available for the PDA, doctors, patients and even the student nurse can benefit greatly because of instant access to information vital to many areas of nursing. Some nursing software PDA programs and their benefits are listed below. Frye’s 3000 Nursing Bullets for… [continue reading]