• 2019 Day 7 Nurses Week — Happy Birthday Flo

    As Nurses Week comes to an end and we celebrate the anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, I hope you have said Thank you to your colleagues and managers. I hope you have celebrated with them all that you do collectively to make a difference for your patients. Take time for YOU today, even if it’s only a few seconds in the hallway. Take  deep breath and return to your happy place, breathe, relax and refresh your spirit and carry on! Do great things for your patients, your friends, your family and YOU. HAPPY NURSES WEEK 2019! And Happy Mother’s Day! Don’t forget to enter our contests… the contests…

  • Top Five Financial Moves for Nursing Graduates

    Congratulations! You’ve finished nursing school, and now you are on your way to your dream career helping people and saving lives along with a good salary (and some student debt).  Nursing is a very lucrative career with the national average salary in 2018 for a Registered Nurse (“RN”) of $68,450/year[1] and increasing! Of course, this can be even higher depending on specializations, location, years of experience, and other factors. This might be the first time that you’ve seen that much money deposited monthly into your checking account.  You are ready to splurge a little on yourself for all that hard work (maybe a trip abroad or a new car).  You…

  • 4 Million Reasons to Celebrate Nursing

    May 6-12 each year is National Nurses Week. This year (2019) it begins on a Monday and ends on Sunday. The American Nurses Association theme is 4 Million Reasons to Celebrate. Learn more about Nurses Week and ways to make your celebration special. If your facility or agency is not planning anything special, it’s not to late to get started. Involve local media and write letters or editorials to your local paper. Invite your City Council to make a proclamation or recognition of the nurses in your community. If you are an author willing to give away a copy of your book, or have a nursing product to share, please…

  • Nursing Site Awards

    I’ve been very busy with projects this last quarter and with transitioning the blog, I’ve been remiss in acknowledging our peers and supporters who have honored the site such as: OnlineNursingDegree.com: And NurseRecruiter.com: Many thanks for the accolades! Please be sure to chack out these lists! There are some truly exceptional blogs to read! ~Kathy