16 10, 2019

Fall in Love with Your First Nursing Job by Choosing the Right One

By |2019-12-30T13:13:44-08:00October 16th, 2019|Career Programs, Nurses Corner, Research|Comments Off on Fall in Love with Your First Nursing Job by Choosing the Right One

While choosing nursing as your career may have been a simple decision, your choice of nursing specialization may not be so easy. After all, there are dozens of areas where you can work in any health care organization as well as numerous specialty organizations that offer home health and hospice care. You could even put [...]

11 10, 2019

Pros and Cons of Working “Only” Three Days Each Week

By |2019-12-30T13:16:16-08:00October 11th, 2019|Advanced Nursing, Career Programs, Education, Nurses Corner|Comments Off on Pros and Cons of Working “Only” Three Days Each Week

Today, the majority of nurses, particularly newly licensed nurses, end up working 12-hour shifts rather than the traditional 8-hour shift. This often makes staffing easier in hospitals, and hospital managers argue in favor of the great continuity of care for patients. However, even though some love the flexibility of the 12-hour shift, it is not [...]

20 09, 2019

Building an Incident Response Team in Your Emergency Room

By |2019-12-30T13:16:39-08:00September 20th, 2019|Advanced Nursing, Education, Nurses Corner|Comments Off on Building an Incident Response Team in Your Emergency Room

Today, many of the largest organizations and businesses have incident response teams that are designed to respond to unusual and dangerous situations quickly. Some businesses may have incident response teams to deal with unexpected computer system failures or major electrical outages. Large hospitals should also have carefully planned teams that can deal with mass injuries [...]

7 12, 2018

Stress Management

By |2019-12-30T13:22:25-08:00December 7th, 2018|Education, Nurses Corner|Comments Off on Stress Management

Do you feel stressed at your job? Well, you aren’t alone in feeling this way. According to the American Attitudes in the Workplace survey, 80% of Americans feel stress in their job and more than half feel that they need help in learning to manage their stress. What is stress? Stress is defined as an [...]

10 10, 2018

Helping Patients with Urinary Tract Infections

By |2019-12-30T13:23:23-08:00October 10th, 2018|Advanced Nursing, Career Programs, Classes, Education, Nurses Corner|Comments Off on Helping Patients with Urinary Tract Infections

In this week’s edition of the Heartbeat Blog, we will begin a discussion on urinary tract infections as a precursor to our upcoming lecture series on “The CNA role in identifying patients at risk for a UTI.” […]

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