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]

Registered Nursing Jobs

What is a RN and why are there so many RN jobs out there? A RN is one that has a college degree (Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree) from an accredited institution and has passed his or her nursing boards. Required classes to get a degree so that you can qualify for RN jobs include anatomy, physiology, chemistry, nutrition, and behavioral… [continue reading]

Information on Nursing

So you’re interested in becoming a nurse. Does the “nursing shortage” make you feel like you need to be a part of the “gold rush,” because you have read and heard about all of the wonderful sign-on bonuses? Sounds great but are you willing to do the work and handle the responsibilities that come along with the job. You need… [continue reading]

Save Money On Your Nursing Scrubs

Not all hospitals provide nursing scrubs for their nurses. So the purchase of scrubs is a necessity. But you don’t want to show up to work with the same one all the time so you’ve got to buy a few. But you don’t have to break the bank when it comes to buying your uniforms. Here are some ways that… [continue reading]

Travel Nursing Agencies And Their Role

Travel nursing has become a very popular way of of nursing. It pays more money after all. It’s no surprise we’re seeing more travel nursing agencies pop up. So what do travel nursing agencies offer? They get calls from different facilities throughout the country and try to find nurses that are interested in visiting that area. Here are the types… [continue reading]

A Career In Travel Nursing

After getting through nursing school you may think you have to get a job at a hospital for a few years first before trying travel nursing later. However you would be mistaken. You can go right into travel nursing as your very first nursing job. People who go this route are independent and love seeing new places and trying new… [continue reading]

Nursing Practice Act

Nurse Practice Act is a set of state laws that govern specific aspects of the nursing profession. The act addresses common issues such as establishing the composition and scope of authority for the board of nursing, defining the practice of professional, practical or vocational nursing and advanced practice nursing, setting the requirements to obtain a nursing license, limiting use of… [continue reading]