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Nurse Martyrdom Helps No One

The idea that nursing is not a career but a calling is "false and misleading" and may be an underlying cause of burnout and compassion fatigue in the field, said Keith Carlson, BSN, RN.

The Real Issues Driving The Nursing Crisis

Our analysis of nurses’ employer reviews reveals the true source of burnout and why nurses are leaving the field. Here’s how health care leaders can improve nurse job satisfaction to fight a looming nursing shortage.

The ‘Doctor Of Nursing Practice’ Will See You Now

As more nurse practitioners earn doctorates, physicians push to limit use of the ‘Dr.’ honorific. When Vernon Langford sees patients, he typically wears a white lab coat with his title — “Dr.” — and his credentials as a nurse practitioner stitched on the front.

31 Top Nurse-Friendly Hospitals

The ranking used U.S. News & World Report, CMS, the National Database of Nurse Quality Indicators, the American Nurses Credential Center Magnet Recognition Program, and the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems Patient Survey to determine the top hospitals for nurses.

Invasive Mental Health Questions Have No Place On Nurse Licensing Applications

There is a public health epidemic of burnout, depression, and suicide in the nursing and healthcare workforce. While the most trusted health profession in the nation does an outstanding job encouraging those suffering from mental health conditions to seek treatment, stigma and other barriers prevent nurses from seeking help when they are struggling.

Should You Get Your Covid, Flu Shots Together?

It's that time of year again: the time to get your flu shot and your COVID booster. You may wonder, "Can I get them both in the same day?" Well now, the experts have an answer.

My Breast Cancer Journey: Why Mammograms Matter

25 years ago, at the age of 42, I had my first mammogram, which was part of my routine checkup. I had no symptoms at the time. I was devastated when the radiologist discovered a shadow in my left breast.


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