Archive for the 'Nurse Practitioner' Category

Kingman residents among first grads of new MCC program

Monday, July 30th, 2012

What a great feeling it can be when you earn a major accomplishment. These 18 individuals earned their practical nursing degree, most of which had to make significant sacrifices to do so. This is a great example of perseverance and determination. Not only will they benefit by this achievement, but all the patients they will [...]

Nurses Get In On The Occupy Wall Street Movement

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

More and more working class folks are getting involved in the occupy walls street movement in support of the millions of people who are now affected by the ongoing wall street disconnect with main street.  Most of the country is feeling some pain in regards the ongoing economic conditions including the real estate market, job [...]

Nurse Practitioners In The Role As A Pediatric Nurse

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

Both in the US and Canada, more and more Nurse Practitioners are filling in the role as primary care providers responsible for most of the infant care and taking over the role as pediatric nurse. As a result of the physicians time becoming more and more stretched, and the advanced degrees and experience level of [...]

More Education Means Higher RN Salary

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

One of the most well regarded online universities has just announced a new program to benefit those Registered Nurses (RN’s) and Nurse Practitioners who wish to continue learning and gaining more advanced degrees and benefiting from Accelerated Nursing Programs. Capella University has recognized the demand for higher education in the nursing field and has decided [...]

Nursing Schools Are Working To Prepare Students For The Real World

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

Many colleges and universities are under the misconception that they prepare students for the real world.  Some specialized higher educational programs do, but many undergrad bachelor and liberal arts programs fall short of real life simulated situations that give the students a true test of what their career will look like on a daily and [...]

Colleges Focus On Nursing Shortages

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

Nursing shortages have become such a mainstream issue nationwide, that colleges and universities are now focused on adding full curriculum to accommodate both the shortage and the students who wish to fill the void.  This has become such a wide ranging issue for the health care field and represents Registered Nurses (RN), Licensed Practical Nurses [...]

In Demand – Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Sunday, September 11th, 2011

An Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, or the short acronym ACNP typically started out as a nurse, then worded toward a graduate degree concentrating in advanced acute care. First, let’s take a look at what an ACNP is and what they do.  The specialty is designed to provide direct and concentrated care to adults who are [...]

What Is A Forensic Nurse Practitioner?

Sunday, August 14th, 2011

Forensic nurse practitioners are actually taught to identify, gather as well as protect evidence when dealing with patient injury.  An issue which is vital at a crime scene setting. The forensic health care worker or examiner simultaneously operates alongside medical center personnel acquiring along with recording evidence at the same time they are caring for [...]