Nursing Career

Nursing M Elite NJ
Nursing M Elite NJ
Gallup Poll: Power Elite Believes Nurses Should Have More Say in Policy, Management Shawn Kennedy, MA, RN, AJN interim editor-in-chief Last week I attended a press conference in Washington, D.C., where the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) released a Gallup poll it had commissioned to find out what…
Nursing a Toddler
Nursing a Toddler
Are you considering breastfeeding your baby into toddlerhood and wondering how the breastfeeding relationship will change? Are you wondering if your toddler is trying to wean, or wondering why your toddler is suddenly breastfeeding round the clock? Here are a few observations on typical toddler breastfeeding…
Nursing - Shift Report Forms
Nursing - Shift Report Forms
Congratulations on your new position! Welcome to the world of SICU nursing! Actually, shift reports are the end product of what you did and accomplished for the past 8-16 hrs. with a brief history of how and why your patient got to the ICU. I found it helpful to write down the following at the beginning…
Nursing Career Mapping
Nursing Career Mapping
It is wise to periodically revisit how you’ve managed your nursing career , which is defined as your work path or journey. While some hospitals and healthcare organizations do a good job of providing career progression tools and professional development opportunities, YOU have to manage your career in…
Professional Nursing Careers
Professional Nursing Careers
Nursing excellence is a central pillar in MD Anderson’s worldwide reputation for cancer care. Nursing at MD Anderson is filled with bright, motivated and caring employees. They are technically and intellectually prepared to provide the best cancer care available. Nearly 2, 500 professional nurses work…
Nursing 4 Times a Day
Nursing 4 Times a Day
TL;DR version: My 4 month old has been refusing to nurse during the day for over a month. He latches on for a few seconds, then pulls away and cries. He is exclusively breastfed. I have tried many different things, but I can t figure out why this is happening or how to fix it. Hello, This is my first…
Nursing Career Paths
Nursing Career Paths
In the Future of Nursing report published by the Institute of Medicine, it is recommended that health care facilities throughout the United States increase the proportion of nurses with a BSN to 80 percent and double the number of nurses with a DNP by the year 2020. Research shows that nurses who are…