In the November issue of American Nurse Today, you’ll find the results to our 2017 nursing trends and salary survey. We got so much good information that we’re going to have to share it with you in two parts (the second article will appear in December). In this issue, the focus is on salaries, benefits, education, and what nurses like and don’t like about their jobs. Other articles in this issue cover topics like cognitive impairment in the elderly (that’s the CNE this month), situational awareness, mental health emergencies, and descriptive statistics. And in ANA on the Frontline, you can read about how your nursing colleagues handled hurricanes and wildfires across the country.
Author: By Graham J. McDougall Jr., PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA
A look at the research into cognitive impairment
All segments of the international population are living longer, and many will experience dementia. Policymakers are focused …
Author: By Cheryl Muffley, MSN, RN-BC and Suzanne Heath, MS, BSN, RN-BC
As the nursing profession strives to advance care delivery, it’s faced with many challenges, including adequately educating nurses and effectively managing staffing and retention issues. We need new, innovative solutions to effectively deal with these challenges. Christiana Care Health System (CCHS) developed a unique medical nurse float pool to support medical nursing units by decreasing overtime costs and managing unpredictable staffing needs.
Author: Lillee Gelinas, MSN, RN, CPPS, FAAN
The predatory journal explosion over the past few years has now infiltrated the conference arena. You should know how to recognize a legitimate conference versus a bogus one. Your time, professional growth goals, and monetary resources are all precious commodities that can be easily exploited by unscrupulous organizers of programs that, on the surface, appear legitimate but are actually a sham.
Embarking on the path to continuing your education, whether you’re a recently licensed RN or a highly skilled professional with years of experience, begins with the questions you ask yourself.
These are questions only you can answer for yourself, but this year’s American Nurse Today 2017/2018 Education Guide, provides you with facts, figures, other nurses’ experiences, and tons of other resources to help you in your journey.