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What Is Forensic Nursing?

Posted January 16, 2018 | By Tricia Hussung

For victims of violence and abuse, receiving treatment from a trained medical professional is vital during times of trauma. Forensic nurses are a critical resource at the intersection of health care and the criminal justice system. According to the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN), forensic nurses “collect evidence and give testimony that can be used in a court of law to apprehend or prosecute perpetrators who commit violent and abusive acts.”

Of course, forensic nurses provide high-quality care to their patients, but they also work closely with police or lawyers to ensure justice is served.… Read More

The Best Jobs for Introverts

Posted January 5, 2018 | By Tricia Hussung

Did you know that 16 percent to 50 percent of the population consists of introverts? According to Psychology Today, these individuals gain energy from alone time rather than social interaction. They may get overwhelmed in large group situations and prefer to complete one task at a time, observing situations before getting involved.… Read More

Do I Have What It Takes to Be a Nurse?

Posted October 4, 2017 | By Tricia Hussung

Nursing is one of the most rewarding and fulfilling careers out there for those who are interested in pursuing work in the health care field. Nurses have the training and unique skill sets to be able to deliver high-quality care to a wide variety of patients, while making a direct difference in their clinical outcomes.… Read More

Guide to Your First Nursing Job

Posted August 4, 2017 | By Tricia Hussung

The first year on the job can be difficult for new nurses, with obstacles you never considered and big changes from nursing school. Especially for those who work in hospitals, the first year can be grueling. Monster cites research from Johns Hopkins that “new nurse graduates account for more than half of the turnover rate in some hospitals,” a notable statistic.… Read More

4 Top Health Care Trends of 2017

Posted July 7, 2017 | By Tricia Hussung

There has been rapid change in the United States health care system in recent years. Health care organizations have encountered emerging trends related to payment models, regulation, technological advancements, workforce transformation and more. In addition, population models are shifting fast: “To be sure, both payer and provider executives will continue to plan for the projected 80 million Medicare beneficiaries in 2030.… Read More

Bioethical Issues in Health Care Management

Posted June 2, 2017 | By Tricia Hussung

As medical technology advances at a rapid pace, health care professionals are tasked with examining the resulting ethical dilemmas. This is where bioethics comes in. By applying the principles of ethics to the field of medicine, bioethics aims to investigate and study how health care decisions are made.… Read More

The Obesity Solution: How Exercise Science Approaches Wellness

Posted March 20, 2015 | By Tricia Hussung

The rise in obesity has reached record levels in recent years, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reporting that more than one-third of American adults (34.9 percent, or 78.6 million) are obese. In fact, obesity rates doubled in America among both adults and children between 1980 and 2000 alone.… Read More

Nursing Interview Questions and Answers

Posted March 10, 2015 | By csponline

A job interview can be one of the most intimidating hurdles involved with securing a new position as a nursing professional. However, being prepared can help calm your nerves and make you stand out as a strong candidate. Here are some frequently asked nursing interview questions and answers to help you feel relaxed and ready to make a great first impression.… Read More

4 Scholarships for RN to B.S. in Nursing Students

Posted December 9, 2014 | By csponline

Thanks to the demand for nurses in today’s workforce, many corporations are offering nursing student scholarships to those in need. In addition, several scholarships offer special consideration to students returning to earn further education, including RN to B.S. in Nursing programs.… Read More

Finding the Nursing Career That’s Right for You

Posted November 11, 2014 | By csponline

Nurses are needed in a number of fields––pediatrics, geriatrics, emergency rooms, hospice and more. With so many choices, it’s important to find a place where you will thrive. While all nurses care for patients, not all nursing jobs are the same.… Read More

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