How To Become a Nurse Midwife

New nurses urged to consider their training experiences Image by IFRC via Flickr Due to the growing interest in natural birth, nurse-midwives have increasingly become a popular choice for mothers-to-be. In recent years, there have been more positions for nurse-midwives than there have been professionals to fill them. Nurse-midwives are also more cost effective. Originally posted 2012-09-27 10:18:00. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

The Best Paying Future Medical Careers

Doctors, nurses, and also most medical professionals have daunting job responsibilities — as well as at times, the lives of others are in their hands. Because of this obstacle, and also because of the laborious training needed to work in the medical world, jobs in healthcare are at the top of the pay spectrum. In fact, the top-paying basic career in the United States is anesthesiology, cosmetic surgeons, orthodontists, obstetricians, gynecologists, and oral and maxillofacial cosmetic surgeons complete the top five best-paid medical careers. Types Medical occupations in general pay much better than the majority of average jobs, but a

Exactly What Can You Do With a Doctorate Nursing Degree?

If you are thinking about pursuing a doctorate degree in nursing, you are not alone. In 2010, there was a 20 percent increase all over the country in nursing doctoral program enrollment. As of 2010, there were more than 3 million nurses nationwide, making it health care’s biggest career. However, the demand for added workers continued to be high, particularly for nurses with graduate degrees. Nursing Doctoral Degree Differences The two primary nursing doctor of philosophy in nursing (ND) and doctor of nursing practice (DNP). The ND prepares graduates for leadership and scholarship. Like various other conventional Ph.D. programs, the

Future Healthcare Careers in Demand – Update 2016

More men choosing nursing as a career JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Paul Fedorchak of Bedford was a plant manager for Morton Metal Craft. When the company was bought out and the plant was closed in 2009, he decided to switch careers. Fedorchak became a registered nurse. “I always wanted to go into the medical field,” he said. “The plant closing was a blessing in disguise.” He qualified for education assistance under the federal Trade Adjustment Assistance that helps trade-affected workers who have lost their jobs as a result of increased imports or shifts in production out of the United States. He was one of

Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners in High Demand

Healthcare Jobs Snapshot

Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners in High Demand as Hospitals Look to Offset Physician Shortage

  • If you are serious about receiving a quality online education that will provide a solid foundation into the healthcare and medical industry, then consider a masters degree in nursing from an accredited online university.

HEALTHeCAREERS Network (HeCN), the only single-source healthcare recruiting solution for providers and job seekers, today released its Q3 2012 Healthcare Jobs Snapshot. The quarterly Snapshot reveals that healthcare providers continue to rank physicians/surgeons and nurses as the highest employment priorities. Over the last quarter, the healthcare industry also saw increases in job openings for both physician assistants and nurse practitioners. Also notable are year over year increases to open positions in pharmacy, counseling, and social services.

DNP Nurses in hign demand 2013

“Employment in healthcare continues to outpace other industries, yet providers continue to struggle to find talent as they face increasing physician burnout and a potential nursing shortage,” said Mike Tansey, CEO of HEALTHeCAREERS Network. “We anticipate providers will continue to rely on nurse practitioners and physician assistants to fill in gaps in care as a result.”

To learn more about the current state of healthcare careers, including jobs for physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and healthcare IT, please download the full Q3 2012 HeCN Healthcare Jobs Snapshot here.

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Empowered nurses key to health care reform

In fact, that teaching component has become Job 1 for America’s nearly 3 million nurses as the health care system braces for a tsunami of needy patients.

An estimated 10,000 Baby Boomers turn 65 every day. Beset with the illnesses of aging, from chronic toenail fungus to Alzheimer’s Disease, they will demand more and costlier care as they live into their 80s and beyond.

On top of that, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, requiring all Americans to have health coverage, will pour 32 million new patients into the health care pipeline starting in 2014.

Is the system up to the task? Only if it focuses on education, say many experts.

“Our challenge is to learn how to take care of ourselves and to self-manage,” says Laura Reilly, president and CEO of the Visiting Nurse Association in Colorado. “We need to look at how to stay well because our elderly population is growing so rapidly, and our resources will be so thin … Our goal is to teach (patients) to stay independent and out of the hospital, because the days of full-range medical care are over.”

For nurses, the changes also bring opportunities. Let’s take a look at what is being said on Twitter about nurses being in demand for the next 20 years.

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