• Another Great List of Blogs for Nurses

    We’ve been listed in another great top list of blogs. This one is from OnlineLPNtoRN.net and their list is the Top 25 Blogs for LPNs. Check it out, it’s a good list too. Thanks for the listing!

  • National Nurse Legislation Introduced

    The Office of the National Nurse had some very good news recently. HR 4601 was introduced in the House of Representatives by Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) to amend the Public Service Health Act and establish an Office of the National Nurse. Read more and please comment….. You can also make a pledge to support this campaign or send a letter or call your Representatives to support the bill. Sample letter and a phone script an be found on the National Nurse Website. photo: Earl Blumenauer (D-OR)

  • Why You Should Become a CNA Before Applying to Nursing School

    You might want to consider taking the time to receive your training to work as a certified nursing assistant (CNA) before applying for nursing school. It might surprise you to know that many nursing schools now want, or even require you to be a CNA to apply for the nursing program. If you want to become a CNA, you will need to locate an accredited CNA training program in your local area. These programs are often offered through community colleges, healthcare facilities and even some branches of the Red Cross. Training programs will usually last from 3 to 6 weeks, although some programs can last longer. After completion of a…

  • 101 Blog Posts for New Nurses

    Jennifer Johnson at Nurse Practitioners Schools, has another great blog to share. She obviously spent a lot of time researching this and there are some terrific blogs included in the list! Check it out… 101 Blog Posts Every New Nurse Should Read. Thanks again for the inclusion Jennifer! (The link has been fixed.)

  • Medical Professionals of Tomorrow Scholarship Contest

    The first Medical Professionals of Tomorrow Scholarship is being held for the fall 2010 semester. Applicants must submit a 500-word essay along with their online application that explains who or what inspired them to seek out a career in healthcare. The winner of the scholarship will receive a check for $1,000 to help with tuition and other expenses. For more information, including the full requirements and online application, please visit this page: Medical Professionals of Tomorrow Scholarship.