What is the National Nurse Licensing Compact?

A recent advancement in the licensing of nurses is the National Nurse Licensing Compact, approved May 4, 2015. The National Council of State Boards of Nursing defines the innovation as, “allowing an advanced practice nurse to hold one multi-state license with a privilege to practice in other compact states.”

7 Tips for Staying Healthy While Travel Nursing

We all know the temptation to indulge on delicious foods while in a new place. When on a short assignment, it might be easy to slip into a pattern of eating more than you would at home, ordering that high-calorie Starbucks, or trying all of the local cuisine. But just because you’re away from home, […]
Nationwide Nursing Shortage Affecting Healthcare

Nationwide Nursing Shortage Affecting Healthcare

Though nursing is one of the fastest growing occupations in the country, it is experiencing a nationwide nursing shortage affecting healthcare. CEO of the North Carolina Nurses Association, Tina Gordon, explains that the baby boomer population is so much larger than the X, Y and millennial generations. The baby boomer population is retiring and in […]
Nurse Practitioners vs Physician Assistants

Nurse Practitioners vs Physician Assistants

Are you interested in the healthcare industry? Debating on becoming a Nurse Practitioner vs Physician Assistant? Weighing your options is always a good idea before committing to a career choice. Both options have great benefits in a strong and thriving field. We have put together some information for you to contrast the two and see which […]
Holiday Nursing Gifts for Every Personality

Holiday Nursing Gifts for Every Personality

It’s the end of the year which means it’s the season for giving! Have you thought about what you’re going to get your nurse for the holidays? Show appreciation to your nurse by getting him or her a thoughtful gift that they can actually use. Having trouble on deciding what to buy? We have the […]
Miss America Contestant Kelley Johnson is Not Just a Nurse

Miss America Contestant Kelley Johnson is Not Just a Nurse

A career in nursing is not easy; it is a demanding job that requires compassion, dedication and many skills that are not easily learned. Miss America contestant Kelley Johnson proves that she is not just a nurse. Johnson opted for a monologue representing her career during the talent portion of the competition. She demonstrated through […]
Top Five Apps for Nurses

Top Five Apps for Nurses

Whether you’re in nursing school, a registered nurse or nurse practitioner, your spare time is minimal, at best. Technology is here to help manage your busy life while studying, doing your rounds, and other tasks you may have. Below are the top five apps for nurses that will make your next shift or test a […]
How to Write the Perfect Resume: Top Five Resume Tips for Nurses

How to Write the Perfect Resume: Top Five Resume Tips for Nurses

Any hiring manager will admit that they scan a resume in thirty seconds and know if they will want to go forward with a candidate or not. Learning how to write the perfect resume for nurses can get you a leg up in the competition. Standing out on a sheet of black and white paper […]
5 Tips for Dressing for a Summer Interview

5 Tips for Dressing for a Summer Interview

Picking out an outfit for a summer interview can be difficult. You want to look professional, but you don’t want to sweat out of your suit by the time you get to the office door. We understand your dilemma. We have you covered with 5 tips for dressing for a summer interview. Tip# 1: Wear […]