Transport nurses have fast-paced care | NP supply may not meet demand over next 8 years | RN finds value in continuing his nursing education
February 20, 2018
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Transport nurses have fast-paced care
Critical care transport nurses generally work as part of an emergency response team, providing patient care in different settings, such as an ambulance or helicopter. Along with being a registered nurse, transport nurses need life support training credentials and experience in a critical care environment where they can gain experience in a variety of different patient situations.
Minority Nurse online (2/17) 
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NP supply may not meet demand over next 8 years
Nurse practitioner is among the key US jobs where supply does not meet demand. The projected job growth rate is 31% by 2026, meaning the US will need to fill 64,200 NP positions.
CNBC (2/15) 
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RN finds value in continuing his nursing education
Peru, Ill., native and registered nurse Michael Gnidovec worked two jobs to get through nursing school and continued his education to get a master's degree from Rush University. Gnidovec said having a bachelor's degree made him marketable, and the skills he learned in the RN to BSN program at Illinois State University's Mennonite College of Nursing helped him be an effective leader.
Daily Nurse (2/14) 
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Colo. bill seeks to expand nursing education
A proposal to allow community colleges in Colorado to offer four-year nursing degrees will advance to the state Senate after passing in the House. Supporters of the legislation say the goal is to help fill a shortage of nurses in the state.
The Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colo.) (2/13) 
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Nurse shortages make live career fairs popular again
Nurse shortages are making live career fairs popular options for health care organizations again, but these events are different than in the past, writes career expert and registered nurse Robert Hess Jr. Nursing job candidates can expect fewer events and booths, but recruiters will spend more time with each applicant and there could be back-to-back interviews.
Nurse (2/14) 
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