Category Archives: Nurse News

Nurses Get Ahead by Continuing Education

Almost all nurses must keep up with the minimal continuing nursing education requirements of their state, but to really get ahead, many nurses are pursuing a BSN, MSN, or DPN. A recent article on the Atlanta Journal Constitution highlighted the importance of continuing one’s nursing education. “Nearly a decade ago, the Institute for Medicine issued […]

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Alzheimer’s CE Seminar on Jersey Shore September 14, 2018

A seminar on Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia will be held on September 14, 2018, according to an article on The Press of Atlantic City. It will take place at the Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and will include presentations, courses, and activities for families and experts […]

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School Nurses Go Back to School

The age of pasting bandages on scraped knees are over. Today’s school nurses are often the first, and sometimes only, resource for young people who need medical, mental health, and social services. And continuing nursing education is one of the ways nurses can learn these mad skills. To brush up on 21st century school nursing, […]

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Nurses Are the Backbone of Integrated Care

If you’ve ever sat down with an expert and asked him or her about their field, you may have been peppered with abbreviations, acronyms, and inside lingo. It can sound like a foreign language and leave you feeling lost. Is that someone you want to do business with? Nurses are often the bridges of understanding between […]

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Nurses Get CE to Recognize and Help Victims of Human Trafficking

It is a sad truth that cases of human trafficking are on the rise in many parts of the country. Airline employees and health care professionals have been lauded in the news lately for rescuing young victims. That is because those professions are in a unique position to be able to recognize and assist victims […]

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New Jersey Healthcare Providers Embrace Opioid Education

Healthcare providers in New Jersey are taking steps to halt the opioid epidemic that is currently ravaging the US. A recent article on Advance Healthcare Network delineates former governor Chris Christie’s efforts to further information within the health industry about the risks and benefits of these medications. As a result, “The New Jersey Hospital Association […]

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Savvy Hospitals Heading off Predicted Nursing Shortage

A disaster is looming. Healthcare companies have long been able to read the writing on the wall. The perfect storm of the mass retirement of the Baby Boomer nurses, plus their own increasing need for medical care as they age, has nervous hospitals making plans. Because the pinch is already being felt. The St. Augustine […]

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Idaho Brings Nursing Training to the Countryside

Idaho State University is using a new approach to help alleviate the serious nursing shortage in their more rural areas. To coin a phrase – the mountain is going to Mohammed. A recent article in the Idaho State Journal described how ISU is developing a Continuing Education and Workforce Training Certified Nursing Assistant outreach program. This […]

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Get Answers to Questions about Healthcare Licensure and Regulations

Tri-state (and just to be clear, in this case it’s Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York – we know, “tri-state” varies based on where you live) area nurses will have a unique opportunity this spring to learn about the ins and outs of malpractice, licensure, and advocacy from a local nurse/attorney. Misericordia University in Dallas, PA […]

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What Is Continuing Nursing Education?

You hear the words bandied around a lot: continuing education (CE), continuing nursing education (CNE), continuing ed, ConEd, etc. What does it all mean? Healio.com just published a paper about the meaning of CNE (that’s our preferred abbreviation because it’s the easiest to type). According to the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the definition of CNE […]

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