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Why the Demand for Nursing Will Rise in 2016

Here’s Why Nursing Is the Most In-Demand Job for 2016

Nurses have always been in high demand. For hundreds of years nursing has played a key role in healthcare in the U.S. and abroad, supporting physicians, providing life-saving care, and advocating for patients in hospitals and legislatures. As the state of healthcare changes, the demand for nurses is only increasing. In 2010, the Institute of Medicine predicted that ...

How to Choose Your Nursing Specialty

Practical Advice for Choosing Your Nursing Specialty

First, the question is: What do you want to be when you grow up? For all of our nursing students in Utah, they answered that the day they decided to apply to nursing school. But then there’s another question waiting: What kind of nurse do you want to be, now that you’ve grown up? Nurses work in ...

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What You Should Know About the Revised Code of Ethics for Nurses

As individuals, and as a society as a whole, we live by a code of ethics. Some ethical codes are established by law; some are personal; and some are set by committees and professional organizations to govern the way we conduct ourselves in our work environment. Nursing is among those professions governed by a set ...

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Why a BSN Degree Matters More Now Than Ever

It’s been five years since the Institute of Medicine published its groundbreaking The Future of Nursing report. The report looked ten years ahead to nursing in 2020, and this halfway mark has prompted groups to see how well institutions have started implementing its recommendations. The Journal of Nursing Administration (JONA) is one such group, having monitored the ...

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Here’s How Your Work Might Change with a BSN Degree

Nurses from all walks of life work together every day. Some might have 20 years of experience, some might have a master’s in nursing midwifery, and some might be fresh graduates with a DN. Nursing is a spectacular profession in that respect — no matter where you are in your career, when you step foot ...

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The Art of Studying, Working, and Raising a Family As a BSN Student

You can expect a lot of things and emotions when you finally decide to go back to school, and excitement is usually one of the first of them. You’re enrolled in a RN-BSN program and on your way to making even more of a difference in your community. It’s thrilling, but it might be tempered ...

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5 Things You Should Know about Psychiatric Nursing

Mental illness finds a way of touching all of us, either directly and personally or through our friends and family, the people we love. It’s a confounding form of illness because it so often eludes logic. Affected people and families can feel hopeless, but there is comfort knowing that countless professionals are in the world ...