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Is a Medical Mission Right for You? A Nurse Reports from Nicaragua
By Christine Contillo, RN, BSN, PHN

Some time ago, my nursing career had advanced to a stage where my duties were mainly administrative and it had been decades since I’d worked as a bedside nurse. I began to wonder if all the knowledge and skills I had ...

Three Trends in Nursing Education

Three Trends in Nursing Education

Local nursing college deans share their thoughts

DNP & Me: Five Reasons to Pursue a Nursing Doctorate

DNP & Me: Five Reasons to Pursue a Nursing Doctorate

Read this article before signing up for an advanced degree

Nursing Aboard Hospital Ship USS Relief, 1917-1946

Nursing Aboard Hospital Ship USS Relief, 1917-1946

The work was dangerous: torpedoes, bombs and shells did not discriminate

Stressed? 5 Ways to Find Your Smile

Stressed? 5 Ways to Find Your Smile

Come to work healthy, breathe, meditate, laugh and think positive!

3 Ways to Move Your Nursing Career Forward

3 Ways to Move Your Nursing Career Forward

Take classes, grow your professional network, get involved

CNO Leadership Advice - National Nurses Week 2017

CNO Leadership Advice - National Nurses Week 2017

39 steps to moving up in your career

Annual CNO Roundtable - National Nurses Week 2017

Annual CNO Roundtable - National Nurses Week 2017

Chief Nursing Officers on balance, self-care and the importance of a supportive nursing team

Nursing During the Spanish Flu Epidemic of 1918

Nursing During the Spanish Flu Epidemic of 1918

Fine in the morning, dead by nightfall

Community-Based Palliative Care

Community-Based Palliative Care

California leading the way

Black Nurses and the 1793 Philadelphia Yellow Fever Epidemic
Hospital Romance

Hospital Romance

In pop culture, nurses find love, marriage and passion at work. Here is the real story.

How to Bring Evidence-Based Research to Your Nursing Practice

How to Bring Evidence-Based Research to Your Nursing Practice

Helpful links to nursing associations, Twitter feeds and news alerts

10 Ways to Be a Better Nurse

10 Ways to Be a Better Nurse

These mind, body and spirit strategies will recharge your career

Men in Nursing 2016

Men in Nursing 2016

Paths to Caring

Pictures of Her

Pictures of Her

Family photos bring a human dimension to critical care

Six Savvy Ways to Beat Nurse Burnout

Six Savvy Ways to Beat Nurse Burnout

It all comes down to self care

When Nurses Smoked in Hospitals
RN Resume FAQ

RN Resume FAQ

Advice from Recruiters

RN Networking

RN Networking

Use social media, conferences and daily workplace interactions to connect and enrich your career

Clinical Analytics at the Bedside

Clinical Analytics at the Bedside

What do algorithms, predictive modeling and big data have to do with patient care? Plenty, it turns out.

In Conversation with Dr. Linda Burnes Bolton

In Conversation with Dr. Linda Burnes Bolton

The Cedars-Sinai CNO shares ideas and insights with Working Nurse Editor Catherine Rhodes

Nurses Week 2016: CNOs Speak Out On Safety

Nurses Week 2016: CNOs Speak Out On Safety

Innovations and Advice for Better Practice

Protect Your Back With Expert Lifting Strategies

Protect Your Back With Expert Lifting Strategies

How nurses can prevent musculoskeletal injuries

Do TV Nurses Represent You?

Do TV Nurses Represent You?

Hollywood Versus the Nurse

Electronic Health Records: Is There Any Hope for Interoperability?

Electronic Health Records: Is There Any Hope for Interoperability?

The goal of having health information travel with the patient is not being achieved

Nurses and the Art of Communication

Nurses and the Art of Communication

Six surefire ways to improve nursing team interactions

Locking Out Cybersecurity Hacks of Health Data
End of Life Conversations: Are You Prepared to Talk to Your Patients?

End of Life Conversations: Are You Prepared to Talk to Your Patients?

The new California law went into effect Jan. 1, 2016

Men in Nursing 2015

Men in Nursing 2015

Breaking down barriers, building up lives

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