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How Single Parents Can Manage a Nursing Career

  It can’t be overstated: Being a single parent is tough. Parenthood is hard even when you have a committed partner at your side to help cook, clean, and earn the money needed to keep your kids’ ever-growing feet in shoes. To accomplish this and so much more when it’s just you flying solo is ...

10 Reasons Occupational Therapy Assistants Love Their Work

Can you see yourself as an occupational therapy assistant? As one of the most in-demand jobs in the medical field, there is actually a lot more to love about this specialty beyond its stellar pay and promising employment outlook. Here are 10 of the biggest reasons OTAs show up to work with a smile. 1. ...

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A Day in the Life of a Certified Nurse Midwife

Many successful nurses choose to narrow their specialization over the course of their careers depending on their own particular passions and interests. Some people think of nursing as a one-track career when, in fact, the possibilities are many. Specializing can lead nurses toward some of the highest-paying nursing careers, including large earnings made possible by ...

50 Self-Care Ideas for Nurses to Recharge on Days Off

Nurses are an amazing bunch. They tirelessly strive to provide the best possible care to their patients. But perhaps “tirelessly” doesn’t quite sum it up; nurses, just like every other diligent professional, do get tired and need to practice good self-care so as not to burn out. It may be because of the concerted effort ...

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5 Great Things About Night Shift Nurses

                  Nurses who are new to the field are often curious about the pros and cons of working night shifts. While the night shift schedule poses a particular set of obstacles, many nurses find working at night to be highly rewarding. It’s a great way to cultivate ...

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Top 10 Locations to Work as a Travel Nurse

The decision to become a nurse means you’ll have a wealth of directions in which to take your career. One choice that offers nurses exceptional freedom to try new things and explore the world is travel nursing. With so many choices of location, it can be hard to narrow it down when choosing a city. ...

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Nurse Networking: How to Make the Right Impression

When you think of a crowd of professionals entering a networking event with business cards at the ready, you might not picture a group of nurses at first. Even though nursing careers are based in quality education and serious credentials, taking the time to forge new professional relationships is still an incredibly important component of ...

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Charting and Documenting as a New Nurse

Like many new nurses, you’re probably thinking about the ways you’ll apply your wealth of medical knowledge to care for patients in need. But once you complete your program, pass the NCLEX with flying colors, and ace your first job interview, there will certainly be some aspects of beginning your nursing career that you didn’t ...