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Are RN Nursing Programs Right for You?

<b>Become a Registered Nurse</b><p>Although the RN online programs that are available may seem perfect for you, they may not actually be the best option. …

How to be a Certified Health Service Assistant

<b>Health Services Assistance</b><p>An interesting entry-level career option in healthcare is that of a Health Services Assistant. In Australia, Health …

Statistic of the Week: Shortage of Nurses in Australia

According to the Australian Government’s (2012) Health Workforce 2025 report, a significant shortage of nurses in Australia has been predicted. The …

Health Care

Diploma of Nursing - Start a Rewarding Career in Nursing

So you have made a decision to take up nursing — congratulations, you have chosen a very noble profession that makes a significant contribution to …

Health Care

How to Become a Registered Nurse in Australia - Find out how

Registered Nurses may be the most sought after healthcare position not only in Australia but also worldwide, as the demand for skilled and …

Early Childhood Development, Why is it so important?

It is well known that the period of early childhood marks the most rapid development of a human life. The window of time between conception, through …

Australian Universities

Aged Care Workers- Meeting the Deficit

<b>Individual Support</b><p>The Australian population is ageing at an unprecedented rate. There are increasing proportions of older people who will need …

Australian Universities

Career Search: Nursing is a Rewarding Profession

<b>Professional Nursing Career</b><p>Have you ever considered a career in nursing? For some medical attendants, they find their work brings them happiness, …

Find the Most Suitable Nursing Schools in Australia

<b>College of Nursing</b><p>Nursing schools online is the simplest way for some people to take the nursing course at the comforts of their own homes and …

Top Job Oriented Nursing Courses In Australia

<b>Nursing Courses in Australia</b><p>If you are looking to enter an industry that will always have jobs in demand then health care is the perfect choice! …

Institute of Health and Nursing Australia

Domestic Students State of the Art Simulation Centre<p>International Students Victorian International Excellence Award – 2016 Winner<p>Online<br>Students 24/7 …

Opportunities For A Nursing Career

<b>Nursing Career</b><p>If you are looking for a career that can give you infinite personal as well as professional benefits, then nursing is your best choice! …

Accelerated Nursing Programs - Your Basic Guide

<b>Accelerated Nursing Courses</b><p>Accelerated nursing programs could be very challenging- the curriculum is rigorous and the workload is very high. These …

Cert 3 in Individual Support: New Aged, Disability And Community Care Course

<b>Individual Support for the Aged and The Disabled</b><p>Australian Bureau of Statistics forecasts predict that within just a few decades, at least 1 in every …

What Nurses Should Do When Assaulted by Patients

<b>Nurses as assault victims</b> is not a rare case. When a nurse is injured by a patient, the nurse has legal recourse under criminal and civil law. This …

What it's like to be a male nurse in Boston

Out of the eight siblings in George Lillie’s family, three of them became nurses – George, and his older twin brothers Jim and Malcolm.<p>“I guess it is …

Nurse Admitted to Hospital After Literally Working Her Ass Off.

<b>Houston, TX -</b> After years of mandatory overtime, 16-hour days without a restroom break and a revolving door of understaffed and overworked conditions …

Nursing Career in 2015

If you've chosen a career in nursing, you’re a probably a people person. Great choice, there's always going to be a need for health care.<p>Whether …

Here's How Much The Nurse Next Door Makes

The latest median salaries for popular jobs across the US.<p>Would you like to know how your salary stacks up against the average American, or would you …

If You Could Decrease a Workplace’s Injury Rate by 65 Percent, Would You?

The classic line of the friendly white-capped nurse of hospital lore is “This won’t hurt a bit.” For the real life nurses caring for patients every …

Health Care

Recognizing depression in late life : The Nurse Practitioner

Edlund, Barbara J. PhD, ANP, BC; Lauerer, Joy DNP, PMHCNS, BC; Drayton, Shannon J. PharmD, BCPP<p>Nurse Practitioner:<p>doi: …

The 10 Best Things About Being a Nurse

Your patients will remember you for years after you treat them.<p><b>1.</b> <b>You form unique bonds with your patients.</b> Nurses have a much different relationship with our patients than physicians do. We spend all day with patients taking care of their every need, as opposed to doctors who spend less time …

Health Care

Stopping the stereotypes: Re-defining the role of emergency nurse practitioners

11 August 2015<p>Dr Jane O'Connell, Australia's first endorsed nurse practitioner specialising in emergency care, is leading the way in re-defining the …

Health Care

This elderly patient’s reaction to meeting a police dog puppy moved her nurse to tears

Nurses at a care home were moved to tears after seeing an elderly patient’s reaction to meeting a police dog puppy.<p>Kingston Police shared the story …

Nurse allegedly assaulted after watchdog employee used database to find her

Exclusive: Breach at Australia’s health practitioner regulator reveals flaws in handling of personal data and ‘shakes confidence’ in medical complaints system<p>A nurse was allegedly assaulted by an employee of Australia’s health practitioner regulator, who used his credentials to access the agency’s …

Injured nurse swims through shark-infested waters for help

A woman swims for two hours through shark-infested waters after seriously injuring herself in a fall on a remote Queensland island because she saw it …

February 26

Mom and dad often catch hospital errors doctors missed

(Reuters Health) - Parents often catch medical errors that their child’s doctor missed, according to a U.S. study that suggests families may be an untapped resource for improving hospital safety and preventing mistakes.<p>Roughly one in ten parents spotted mistakes that physicians did not, according …

Medicine

Burwell: EHR giants Epic, Cerner, Meditech among those taking pledge to standardize health IT

Nearly every big name in healthcare technology has pledged to use standardized APIs, to make patient access easier and to not block information, …

The five principles behind the world’s most efficient health systems

Some nations pay half what others do for healthcare and yet get the same or better outcomes. Here’s why<p>One of the greatest conundrums in global health is why so many countries don’t get what they pay for. A relationship between health expenditure and health exists, but is far looser than you might …