OR Nurses: An Interview with Cindy McPhee, RN

OR Nurses Our podcast today is with Cindy McPhee, RN. Cindy McPhee has been a registered nurse for over 33 years. She attended Youngstown State University and graduated with an associate degree in registered nursing. After passing the NCLEX-RN, she began working as an OR nurse. In her career, Cindy trained as a Circulating Nurse, … Read more

8 Surgical Specialties for Registered Nurses

Becoming a Surgical Nurse Article at a Glance In our nursing articles you have read about post-secondary degrees in nursing. You have even learned how to improve your application for getting into nursing school. In today’s article you’ll read about 8 surgical specialties you can pursue once you are a licensed registered nurse. For each … Read more

2022 Family Nurse Practitioner Career Outlook

Choosing a career path is never easy, especially in the medical field. There are so many different options and the amount of education you’ll need for each role varies widely. But for those who want to gain autonomy, good earning potential, and the opportunity to really help patients, becoming a family nurse practitioner (FNP) could … Read more

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Advance in Your Medical Profession With A Doctorate

It takes a lot of work to get into the medical industry. School, clinicals, exams, and the work hardly stops after graduation. Most registered nurses are filtered out of the classroom and into a life of arduous twelve shifts, some of which take place at night. It’s hard to imagine any nurse chomping at the … Read more

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Travel Nurse Guide: Choosing A Nursing Specialty

Nurses have always been in demand, but this is a great time to enter the field if you’re considering a career as a nurse. The nursing profession is currently set to experience significant growth over the next decade, and increased demand for care, burnout, and upcoming retirements — with over 500,000 nurses expected to retire by … Read more

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What Is a Medical Assistant?

Story at a Glance Medical assisting is one of the fastest growing, entry-level medical professions in healthcare. It is also one where training can be obtained in under a year, putting you into the field quickly. Today’s article gives you a snapshot of what it takes to becoming a medical assistant, the characteristics employers look … Read more

Helping the Trauma Victim as a Trauma Nurse

Story at a Glance According to the National Trauma Institute, trauma accounts for 41 million emergency department visits and 2.3 million hospital admissions across the nation each year. One of the first individuals that trauma patients see is a Trauma Nurse. Today’s article focuses on the following information about trauma nurses: the difference between a trauma … Read more

5 Reasons Your Application Gets Rejected by Nursing Schools

Story at a Glance Do you want to become a nurse, but can’t get into a program? There are 5 probable reasons your application gets rejected by nursing schools. Do your nursing school applications contain any of the following weaknesses? You haven’t completed the pre-requisites (or you may not know what they are). Your grade … Read more