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Monday Madness: The 8 things they don't tell you in Nursing School.


I got into nursing after I couldn’t finish up my electrical engineering major. It was a hard 4 years but it was worth it. 1,231 more words

Monday Madness

Make-up is for Self Care. 

The comments section on an interview I was involved with read: “Why doesn’t she just buy less make up to afford nursing for an hour.” I’ve decided to address all the reasons that comment is sexist; how an hour of nursing costs over a thousand dollars when all is said and done with insurance and the agencies, (and I don’t know what job you have where you can afford all your living expenses and to pay people $1k/hour, but good for you, I wish I could do the same because our nurses deserve it); that I shouldn’t have to pay for nursing when my family is suppose to have nursing funds allotted per design of federal funded programs. 402 more words

Childhood Cancer

Nursing shortage drives Duluth health care center to give away car

How do you keep your nursing staff happy when you’re asking them to pick up extra shifts?

The Chris Jensen Health and Rehabilitation Center in Duluth decided a Chevy Cruze might help. 337 more words


Is There Anything Good About the Nursing Shortage?

By now we’re all familiar with the much-documented, much-discussed nursing shortage: By the year xxxx, we will need xxxx nurses. The numbers vary based on government statistics and authors’ calculations, but it’s the concept that matters here: A significant gap between nurses needed and the actual number of nurses in the workforce will emerge in the not too distant future. 456 more words

Nursing Career

Nursing shortage forces Genesis to hire from outside the U.S.

Genesis Health System are now looking around the globe to fill their nursing positions.

There are about 100-150 open registered nursing positions at Genesis and the company doesn’t have enough applicants to fill them. 307 more words


We Need More Nurses!

January, 1987

The nursing shortage is increasing, so the leadership of the 1000 bed hospital where I work had a  session last fall to brainstorm a solution. 624 more words

Christian Nurse

Windsor nurses hired on the spot at Henry Ford Hospital job fair

Henry Ford Hospital wasted little time in a campaign to fill more than 50 vacant nursing positions with highly sought after Canadian workers.

Fifty-four smiling nurses walked away from a job fair at Windsor’s Caboto Club on Wednesday with offers to work at the tertiary care hospital in Detroit. 794 more words