Is Travel Nursing Right For You?

If you’re a trained nurse, you’ve probably considered all the possibilities for your career. Has travel nursing been on your radar? There are all kinds of opportunities for nurses to travel all around the county, and even the world, to provide medical care on a short-term basis. These roles can be general or specialized and… Read more »

3 Differences Between An EMT and Paramedic

Do you know the difference between an emergency medical technician and a paramedic? If you’re thinking about becoming one of these kinds of first responders, it’s important to know the difference and what it takes. While both EMTs and paramedics are dispatched to an emergency situation, such as a 911 call, there are a few… Read more »

Getting a BSN – Why Is This Useful to Your Career?

If you’re on your path to a nursing career, or maybe an RN interested in more, have you thought about getting a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing? A registered nurse can practice with only an associate’s degree, but there are a variety of reasons many professionals choose to go on to get their BSN. Could… Read more »

5 Tips to Connect with Your Patients Better as A Nurse

As a nurse, you wear a lot of hats. It’s unsurprising that you might find yourself pulled in multiple directions throughout the course of the day. But in the end, the most important role you have is to provide care for your patients. Connecting with your patients and becoming their advocate in the hospital, clinic,… Read more »

How to Narrow Your Nurse Job Searching

It’s easy to get bogged down in job boards and networking when you’re looking for your next nursing job. The market is very competitive right now, so you may also find that you miss out on opportunities if you’re looking in the wrong places. For example, many job boards aggregate positions from other sources, which… Read more »

How to Prepare for Your Nurse Night Shift

You are finally taking the plunge into an overnight shift as a nurse. Shifting your sleep schedule can be difficult, and it can be compounded if you work multiple shifts within the same month. But it’s essential that you be prepared and effective during your night shift hours. There are a few small changes you… Read more »

5 Tips to Eliminate Back Pain from Your Nursing Career

Pain while working is not uncommon for those in the nursing profession. And while it is common, that doesn’t mean it’s normal or okay. Back pain can be an indicator of other problems and, if left unaddressed, can balloon into something much worse. There is good news. Even if you experience the occasional back pain… Read more »

It’s 2019 – Bring Energy to Your Nursing Job Search

At the stroke of midnight, everyone across the Dallas area chimed in the new year with the annual countdown. We toasted, kissed, or made resolutions. But soon, the streamers are scattered on the floor and everyone was sleeping, the night going quiet. What if you could bring that energy and excitement about the New Year… Read more »

Start 2019 Right – Five Quotes to Springboard Your Career

As we celebrate the longest night of the year, it’s important that we remember the light will return. If you’re needing a little help to get motivated in your career before the holidays and into the new year, here are some inspirational quotes to keep you going. Nursing is a stressful job full of ups… Read more »

Certification Guide for Medical Assistants

Are you thinking about a career change in 2019? Maybe you’re looking at the possibility of becoming a certified medical assistant? What do you need to know before you can start the process of applying for jobs in this arena? A medical assistant generally works in a private doctor office setting and assists the physician… Read more »