Spotlight on the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner/Clinical Nurse Specialist

Advanced practice nurses who are certified as Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioners/Clinical Nurse Specialists (AG-ACNP/CNS) have earned a master’s in nursing with a concentration that allows them to manage patient care in acute settings. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, acute care nurse practitioners are responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of acute disease conditions. Nurse practitioners who are certified as Clinical Nurse Specialists are also qualified to assume staff leadership positions and play an important role in improving critical care systems. Originally posted 2016-05-03 06:41:20. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Nurses and Their Impact on Oncology Care

Nurse dedicates her life to oncology Tami O’Brien has seen people survive and she’s seen people die. She’s held patients’ hands and watched parents scream and cry as their worst nightmares come true. As the director of oncology at Northfield Hospitals and Clinics, the Waseca resident shared some of her stories with a smile on her face, and at one moment, tears in her eyes. Not once in the more than 20 years she’s worked with cancer patients has she wondered if she chose the right path. “I never have days where I question why I do what I do,”

Some of The Best Medical Careers for Men in 2016

Badly Drawn Dad / Foter.com / CC BY-NC-ND Exciting medical careers for men are many, although it may initially seem like they are limited to physician and nursing jobs. While some of these jobs could be physically requiring and require workers to be on call and work long hours, they represent opportunities for males looking for rewarding and rewarding careers. Being a nurse is one of the best medical careers for guys. This job has in the past been characterized as a career for females, but men are gradually overcoming the obstacles and realizing the benefits of working as a nurse.

What are the top 5 healthcare careers in 2016

The international healthcare industry offers a wide range of career opportunities for jobseekers. Considering diverse career possibilities, jobseekers should have a clear idea about which field of employment they want to enter. Before making a decision to take up an international job, candidates need to consider a number of things including international travel, employment and cost of living abroad among others. Language certification documentation is an important part of getting ready to occupy jobs internationally. Students who aspire to find international jobs should also participate in study abroad opportunities while completing their graduate or undergraduate in school. There are various

Many Job Options Available to Nurses in 2016

Many transitioning RNs choose nursing administration

Health-Care-Nurse-Discussing-Form-InsuranceA career in nursing administration can be tremendously rewarding, and with an increased demand for nursing administrators in hospitals, laboratories and other health-care facilities, job opportunities are expected to be excellent for registered nurses looking to make the next step in their careers.

Employers in some parts of the country and in some employment settings are reporting difficulty in attracting and keeping enough registered nurses, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

In response to the increased number of turnovers, employers are attracting and keeping registered nurses by offering administrative promotions, better work schedules and more exciting employment benefits.

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Nursing students find job surplus

When a class of seniors graduates, the important question is “Do you have a job yet?” For nursing students, the answer is usually a resounding “Yes.” A national nursing shortage, paired with an ever-expanding field, gives University of Memphis nursing graduates a positive outlook on the job market, whereas other majors and students are concerned.

The Loewenberg School of Nursing at the U of M offers several degree programs for undergraduates, including a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing for undergraduates and a BSN option for those who are already registered nurses.

Assistant Dean of Student Affairs Sheila Hall talked about how these students are prepared for a variety of jobs and will be able to succeed in many different places, such as hospitals, mental health institutions and pediatric care facilities.

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Health Care Jobs Will Remain Abundant Throughout Rest of Decade

Every year, U.S. News & World Report ranks the top 100 jobs in several industries. For 2013, six of the top 10 are jobs in health care.

The magazine uses a number of factors to rank jobs, including employment rate, median salary, growth volume and work-life balance. Along with technology jobs, health care jobs stand out from the crowd by offering the right mix of those variables.

As the report noted in its rankings, and official government statistics confirm, graduates with health care degrees are having an easier time finding employment than much of the rest of the population.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), health care occupations make up two of the top three occupations with the most expected job growth through the end of this decade. Health care support occupations will rise by nearly 3.5 million between 2010 and 2020, while practitioners and technical jobs within health care will grow by 26 percent over the same time period.

…More at Health Care Jobs Will Remain Abundant Throughout Rest of Decade – Business Administration Information

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