Nursing jobs are in demand, offer top pay | Ohio hospital holds career fair to attract new nurses | Health care adds 38,500 jobs in June
July 22, 2016
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Nursing jobs are in demand, offer top pay
Many of the jobs most in demand and highest-paying in West Virginia are in health care, including those for nurse anesthetists, according to Glassdoor's list of jobs paying $100,000 per year or more includes nurse practitioner.
Forbes (7/12),  The Herald-Dispatch (Huntington, W.Va.) (7/17) 
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Ohio hospital holds career fair to attract new nurses
Ohio's Lima Memorial Health System held a career fair for licensed nurses, new graduates and nursing students. Hospital recruiter Patti Eilerman said nurses are always in demand, especially in high-skill areas such as critical care.
The Lima News (Ohio) (7/13) 
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Education & Training
RN transitions from bedside care to nurse education
Registered nurse Lacey Bass said nursing was a second career and her true calling, and she advanced to a director of nursing position. When her hearing worsened, Bass transitioned from bedside care to nurse education, where she could continue to have a big impact of quality of care.
McKnight's Long-Term Care News online (7/15) 
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Bridge programs can fast-track nurses to advanced degrees
A bridge program can help registered nurses advance their education toward a bachelor's degree, master's degree or even a doctorate. An RN-to-Master of Science in Nursing program covers bachelor-level education on the way to the MSN.
U.S. News & World Report (7/18) 
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AWHONN Spotlight
A primer on updates to the neonatal resuscitation program
Updates were recently made to the Neonatal Resuscitation Program, a training program sponsored by the American Heart Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics. In Nursing for Women's Health, Sandra Bellini, DNP, APRN, NNP-BC, CNE, summarizes what nurses and other clinicians need to know. Read the abstract in Nursing for Women's Health.
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RNs use a dose of good humor when helping cardiac rehab patients
Nurses at Indian River Medical Center's Cardiac Rehabilitation Center in Vero Beach, Fla., add encouragement and fun to heart patients' regimens of exercise and coronary risk modifications. "We have a lot of fun here, and a lot of our patients cry when they finish the program because they don't want to leave us," registered nurse Harriett Sparkman said. (Fort Pierce, Fla.) (free content)/Vero Beach Newsweekly (7/20) 
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RN: Conversation, eye contact keys to patient satisfaction
Elmhurst, Ill., registered nurse Carol Raimondi has an interesting perspective on patient satisfaction since she has dealt with the effects of her own congenital heart defect throughout her life. She says nurses can foster good patient relations by getting to know patients and what works for them, rather than just focusing on their disease, and making eye contact during conversation and staying focused on what drew them to nursing in the first place.
HealthLeaders Media (7/19) 
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AWHONN Connections: Ladies on a mission
Nurses make the lifetime commitment to service others and there is no other profession that is so trusted by society. In our latest blog post, Lori Boggan interviews two nurses, one an AWHONN member, about their willingness to go above and beyond to help others in need in Guatemala and how it has impacted their lives. Read more.
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2017 Call for Presenters
AWHONN is soliciting abstracts for oral or poster presentations at the 2017 Annual Convention June 24-28, 2017. Presenting at the AWHONN convention ensures your informational session, research, case study or innovative program will be heard or viewed by a highly skilled, sophisticated, and influential body of nurses. Learn more.
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