Yesterday we found this nifty little infographic from Adventist University of Health Sciences in our inboxes. It looks like they've compiles all the current nursing shortage stats in one convenient pic. It looks like California has both the largest nursing shortage and highest salary -- something to keep in mind for RNs looking to relocate or just entering school. It may be worth picking a California RN program, solely for the job opportunities afterward.
We know it's 15 days into the New Year and by this time, it's easy to forget those resolutions and bury them in the past. Most of the time, we've found that scrapping the resolutions is a product of unrealistic goals. Instead of trying to stick to those initial, lofty, goals, we've come up with some modifications that any Nurse, Health Professional or Nursing student will be able to stick to throughout the year.
At a conference a while back, one of the presenters shared a song to remember the cranial nerves. While we loved the presenter and the rest of her tools, that particular song just never did it for us. In fact, after scouring the internet for ways to remember the cranial nerves... nothing stuck with us.
When we talk to Simulation Lab Coordinators and Instructors, we've come across all sorts of setups. We've met High-Fidelity Sim Lab Coordinators, Nursing Instructors who use the old school, low-tech mannequins and instructors of new programs who are using a combination of virtual, paper and volunteer patients. Not only have we talked to each type of school, but we have all varieties of instructors and schools using EHR Tutor in effective, interesting ways. So just because your school does things a little bit different, doesn't mean your students can't benefit from the latest technology. Here's how:
We regularly get asked about a few different features in our site by prospective clients so we wanted to take this opportunity to explain our philosophy at Noggin Group and why we do things the way we do.
We understand that "Friday" isn't always the start of the weekend for nurses. However, whenever you're day off is, these funnies might help you remember why having a break is just so good. Enjoy your days off, you earned them!
We know Nurses, Medical Assistants, CNAs and Physician's Assistants never get a break. And when you finally do, there's a chance you'll be eating lunch right after being puked on or heading home to a night of "relaxation" dead tired from a 12 hour shift.