Compact Nursing License Growth – How Can You Retain Your Best Nurses and Entice Other Nurses to Move Here

You’ve long heard about the talent shortage in nursing, but could a revival of an old idea come at exactly the right time to improve nurse retention? The NLC or Nurse Licensure Compact, formed by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing in 2000, allows for nurses to practice in other NLC states without… 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 Deal With Nurses Not Getting Along With Each Other

It’s a simple fact of human nature. Some people get along, some people don’t. There are even degrees of our ability to get along. You may not like someone, but you may be able to deal with them in the workplace because your work depends on it. But sometimes, there are two people who can’t… 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 »

How to Be The Top Nurse on Your Shift

You want to be known as a reliable, conscientious, and talented nurse. And while doing good work and putting forth your best effort is important, could you be doing more to ensure that you’re looked at as the top nurse on your shift? There are some things you can consider when you’re at work to… Read more »

Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills: What to Focus on When Hiring Your Next Nurse Manager

Your nurse manager is an essential team member dedicated to motivating your nursing staff and interacting with upper management. That’s why hiring the best of the best is important to the success of your clinic, hospital, or facility. But how do you know what to focus on when it comes to hiring your next nurse… Read more »

Create Better Relationships with Nurses in Dallas Through These 5 Tips

Hiring the best nurses and keeping them happy in your employment are two sides of the same coin. Do you know what can bring top talent into your healthcare facility and how to keep them there? Building strong relationships with nursing professionals in the Dallas area is a good, fresh start to 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 »