Nurses NOW – Weekly Roundup – 8.16.18
Looking to keep your finger on the pulse of the nursing industry? Check out these top nursing news stories from around the globe.
Nurse Practitioners Redefining Healthcare
Check out these four Nurse Practitioners /Entrepreneurs who are currently redefining affordable healthcare: Dr. Scharmaine Lawson Baker (@DrBakerNP) author of the Nola the Nurse (@NolaTheNurse) series, Dr. Jessica Harrison, founder of the Serenity Health and Wellness Clinic, Keisha McKinsey, creator of The Concierge NP Clinic, and Tamika Saunders founder of Priority Feet.
Best Time to Be a Nurse
According to Yahoo Finance (@YahooFinance,) now is the best time to become a nurse! From salaries to demand and ease of the pathway from school to profession, read all about why here.
Online Nursing Program to Help Pass the NCLEX Exam
In response to the declining pass rates since 2012, Chioma Okeke (@NurseChioma) has created Choosing Nursing, an online program to help nursing students prepare to take the NCLEX. Read more about it here in an article from Black News (@BlackNews.)
10 Surprising Things About Being a Nurse
Disobeying orders, the expectation to know everything and not knowing where you stand with patients top out Reader’s Digests’ (@readersdigest) top ten list of surprising things about being a nurse.
Oncology Nurse Turned Activist Finds Inspiration After Burnout
Pennsylvania Nurse, Sharon Mitchell, RN, was on the planning committee for the Nurses Safe Staffing Summit in Harrisburg, sponsored by Nurses of PA (@nursesofpa.) Read more about her story here in Oncology Nursing News (@OncNursingNews)
Tips for Discounts for Nurses
Dealspotr (@dealspotr) has compiled a comprehensive list of 60+ membership discounts, plus helpful hints on current deals and how to find the best discounts for Registered Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Nursing Students.
Best Shoes for Male Nurses
Check out the Babble Out’s list of 15 best shoes for male nurses including Dr. Scholl’s Men’s Proudest Work Shoe (Editor’s Choice) and Skechers Work 77055 Cankton Athletic Steel Toe Work Sneaker (Best Value.)