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Why It’s Great to be a Nurse in 2018

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Whether you’re caring for patients, assisting physicians, or talking with families, you love what you do. No day is ever the same. We asked nurses why they love being a nurse in 2018. They gave us many different reasons, but they all agree on one thing: being a nurse rocks! Read what some of your…

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Finding Joy in Everyday Nursing Tasks

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There are certain aspects of every job that are, well, mundane. You know them, the repetitive and seemingly boring tasks that we are required to do but might not necessarily enjoy. It’s easy to get bogged down by these tasks or to even dread them, but it doesn’t have to be that way! It is…

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Navigating Occupational Hazards for the Pregnant Nurse

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Nursing is a vocation rife with occupational hazards. On a daily basis, nurses come into contact with sick patients, infectious agents, teratogenic chemicals, and radiation, to name a few environmental risks. Additionally, nurses are constantly on their feet, walking several thousand steps per shift. They are expected to help lift, move, and transfer patients several…

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Pediatric Nurse Practitioner: 8 Reasons to Consider this Career

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If you want many of the same benefits and responsibilities of doctors without losing the things you love the most about nursing, then you’ll definitely want to consider becoming a pediatric nurse practitioner. These pediatric pros are unlike registered nurses because they have an advanced degree — typically a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)…

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AANP Reports New Record High Number of Nurse Practitioners in the Field

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According to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), the number of nurse practitioners (NPs) currently licensed to practice in the United States has reached a record high. The release of new data shows that more 248,000 nurse practitioners are now practicing, compared to an estimated 120,000 in 2007. Read more on DailyNurse. Products of…

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