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Top Specialties for Nurse Practitioners

Aug 16, 2022

There are many options when it comes to being a nurse practitioner and many specializations available. This article explores what those areas of focus are and the exciting careers possible.
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Top U.S. Locations for Locum Tenens Nurse Practitioners

Jul 18, 2022

If you want to be a locum tenens nurse practitioner, location is of the essence. This article explores where it's best to be a locum NP, salary information, and everything else you need to know.
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Futuristic-Sounding Healthcare Careers Are Already Here

Jun 29, 2022

Jobs that were once the stuff of science fiction are now actual careers in the healthcare industry and on their way to becoming mainstream. They include synthetic organ designer, on-site 3D printing engineer, and artificial intelligence expert.
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Exciting Job Prospects for PAs and NPs

Jun 21, 2022

There are so many rewarding career opportunities for physician associates and nurse practitioners. Let's explore some of the top careers for both of these occupations, average salaries, and how they might work within emergency medicine.
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Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner: Everything You Need to Know

Jun 09, 2022

Working with patients to help them improve their mental well-being is incredibly rewarding. As more demand is anticipated for psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners, now is a good time to learn more about this lucrative career path.

A Historical Look at Locum Tenens and Travel Nursing

Jun 06, 2022

This article offers a historical look at locum tenens and travel medicine and encourages clinicians to consider this ever-evolving career.
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Childhood Obesity Meets Its Match in Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

May 19, 2022

As rates of childhood obesity continue to rise, those who've chosen the career of pediatric nurse practitioner are ideally suited to help stem the tide with their knowledge, and their patient, focused, one-on-one approach that allows for the ups-and-downs of behavior change.
Nursing Award Winner: LaDonia Patterson, EdD, MSN, RN, CNE

Nursing Award Winner: LaDonia Patterson, EdD, MSN, RN, CNE

May 12, 2022

Meet LaDonia Patterson, winner of Health eCareers' Nursing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award!
Nursing Award Winner: Antonia Primus

Nursing Award Winner: Antonia Primus

May 11, 2022

Health eCareers is pleased to announce that Nurse Antonia Primus is the winner of one of three National Nurses Week Awards!
Nursing Award Winner: Dr. LaDonna Thomas

Nursing Award Winner: Dr. LaDonna Thomas

May 10, 2022

Health eCareers is pleased to announce Dr. LaDonna Thomas as the winner of one of three National Nurses Week Awards.
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Golden Opportunities for Great Lakes Region Nurses

May 09, 2022

Calling all Great Lakes Region nurses seeking your next, best career opportunity. Find it at Health eCareers' Great Lakes Nursing Virtual Career Fair on May 17, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. CDT.
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Maine Senator Invites Constituents to Pursue Healthcare Careers

May 06, 2022

In need of more healthcare workers, Maine has inviting programs in place to increase staffing numbers. Maine State Senator Chip Curry recently took to a local newspaper to encourage his constituents to consider healthcare as a career and showed them how to start the process.
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Rural Healthcare Careers: New Research Shows They’re More Appealing than Ever

May 03, 2022

If you've entertained the thought of "going rural," now's the time to enjoy the benefits that include competitive compensation, great quality of life, and a feeling of really belonging at work and in the community.
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Digitization Brings Benefits, but Unbalances Healthcare Equity, Labor, and Trust

Apr 26, 2022

The 2022 crystal ball from Forrester predicts more urban-to-rural health disparities, less trust in healthcare, and a surge in home care demand—likely to fuel job demand there.
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Professional Development Opportunities for Nurses

Apr 21, 2022

Keeping up to date with professional development in nursing is vital for a successful and viable career. Let's explore top ways to advance your role in healthcare.
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Are You Satisfied at Work? A Look at Why Nurses Are Quitting the Profession

Apr 15, 2022

It's no secret that lots of nurses have been hitting the eject button to parachute into different careers recently. This trend has many reasons behind it, but there is cause for hope on the horizon.
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Nursing Degrees: What You Need to Know

Apr 13, 2022

From ADNs all the way up to DNPs, we discuss four nursing degrees and how they can help your career. Find out how much you'll spend on schooling and what kind of salary boost you can expect in return.
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How to Specialize as a Nurse Practitioner

Mar 15, 2022

As the needs of the population change, so do nurse practitioner specialties. Read up on education tracks and career options to figure out which path is right for you.

Ninety Percent of Nurses Are Considering Quitting, According to New Survey

Dec 22, 2021

Yes, the nursing shortage is bad, but what's worse is the looming possibility that even more nurses want to quit due to working conditions exacerbated by COVID-19. That's the finding of healthcare software platform provider Hospital IQ.

Why Continuing Education is Important for Nurses

Dec 17, 2021

Between updates in medical technology and betterments in best practices, continuing education classes are important for a well-rounded nursing career.

Creative Ideas for Self-Employed Nurse Careers

Nov 17, 2021

Do you dream of being a self-employed nurse? Here's some creative ideas for starting your business.

Welcome to Your New Career Center!

Welcome to Your New Career Center!

Nov 03, 2021

Here's a quick update on everything your new career center has to offer, plus a few tips for how you can make the most of it, whether you're actively looking for a new healthcare job or just want to stay at the top of your career game. 

Rowan University Brings Accessible Education to Nurses and Health Professionals

Oct 25, 2021

Demands for greater accessibility to health education at New Jersey's Rowan University has led to an evolution of a School of Nursing and Health Professions. The school views healthcare through a holistic and multidisciplinary lens.

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Opportunities Expand with New Track

Oct 12, 2021

With America's mental health needs far greater than can be met, the addition of nurse practitioners to the healthcare workforce brings more resources for patients in need. Johns Hopkins School of Nursing has added a new Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner track.

Nurse Practitioners Granted Full Practice Authority in Delaware

Oct 06, 2021

Delaware becomes the 24th state to grand nurse practitioners (NPs) full practice authority as NPs nationwide seek to increase access to healthcare.

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