1. More Young Nurse Seek Advanced Degrees…Leaving Bedside

    More young nurses are opting to obtain advanced degrees, which will help fill gaps in primary care. But it will also take them away from the patient's bedside. Nearly 50% of millennial nurses (ages 19-36), 35% of those in Generation X (ages 37-53), and 12% of baby boomers (ages 54-71) plan to become…Read More

  2. How to Achieve Happiness in Nursing

    We MUST improve and achieve happiness in nursing! Happiness is a choice and is the result of the decisions we make. Being healthy in mind, body and spirit helps make sound choices, leading to improved happiness. If you are struggling with creating happiness in your personal and professional life, vi…Read More

  3. #1 Nursing School Tip: Practice SelfCare for Success

    The #1 Nursing School Tip that sounds simple enough (but is quite difficult) is to practice SelfCare! Nurse, Hall of Fame Speaker and SelfCare expert LeAnn Thieman teaches nurses how to incorporate SelfCare in their daily lives that nourishes their minds, bodies and spirits. This simple wellness tec…Read More

  4. 70% of Nurses Report Burnout in Current Position

    The number of nursing jobs increased by 6 percent from 2012 to 2016 and is expected to increase an additional 7 percent from 3.6 million positions in 2017 to 3.9 million positions in 2021, according to a market analysis conducted by CareerBuilder. A survey involving more than 3,000 private sector …Read More

  5. Night-shift Workers at Risk

    Research has proven that smoking, a poor diet, inactivity, and being overweight/obese increases the risk of type 2 diabetes. According to an article in BMJ, shift work also increases risk. The researchers analyzed data from more than 143,000 U.S. women who did not have type 2 diabetes, heart disease…Read More

  6. Healthy Diets Reduce Asthma Symptoms

    A healthy diet including more fruits and vegetables may help reduce asthma symptoms and gain better control of conditions, according to new findings published in the European Respiratory Journal. Although research has established diet as a factor in cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, cancer, …Read More

  7. Bullying Stops NOW!

    In the timeless Disney movie, Bambi, Thumper gives great advice. “If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all.” Wouldn’t the world and our work environments be better places if we all heeded the wisdom of that wise little rabbit? I tried to ignore the problem of lateral viol…Read More

  8. Wellness Programs Need Changes to Satisfy Employees

    Over half of employers believe their wellness programming is effective for improving health and reducing spending, but only a third of their employees think the same. According to a new Willis Watson Towers survey, about 65% of employees said that improving their health is a personal priority, whil…Read More

  9. To Attract New Hires, Create Volunteer Opportunities

    The unemployment rate in the U.S. is at a 17-year low, which is good news for American workers. Companies that want to add high-quality employees to their ranks are finding it hard to attract new talent. Offering a competitive salary and generous bonus programs are not enough. Candidates want time a…Read More