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Study: Keeping Experienced Nurses is Key To Better Hospitalizations

It’s no surprise that more experienced and better-educated nurses would give better care and result in shorter hospital stays, according to Patricia Eakin, a registered nurse and president of PASNAP, a Pennsylvania union for registered nurses and allied professionals.

04/22/2014

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Obtaining A Ph.D. Was The Best Decision In An Educational Career For A Philadelphia Chief Nurse

“The most valuable educational decision I made was to obtain a Ph.D.,” says Dr. Victoria Rich of the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center.

04/07/2014

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Health Care Career Opportunities Are Abundant In The Philadelphia Market

Philadelphia has many great health care organizations so there is a lot of opportunity for career growth as well as professional development.

03/24/2014

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Do Not Resuscitate

A Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) order is a type of legal form that indicates that a patient should not be offered CPR or other life sustaining measures. When does it apply?

04/04/2013

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Nursing School Graduates Having More Trouble Finding Work

Look through the nursing help-wanteds and you’ll see many want experience, often two years or more.

02/04/2013

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Nurses Under Stress

One field with growing responsibility and tremendous stress is nursing. The Joint Commission keeps an eye on this in evaluating hospital safety.

04/27/2012

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Widener University Gives High School Students A Peek At A Career In Nursing

Widener University School of Nursing is holding it’s 11th annual Nursing Workshop for high school students at 11 a.m. Thursday.

10/28/2011

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More Career Support For Boys

With male-dominated fields such as construction now stagnant, an article in Education Week asserts that boys should explore female-dominated fields.

06/07/2011

Local Nursing School Grads Jammed by Area Joblock

Even though experts say there’s a nationwide shortage of nurses, some local nursing school graduates are struggling to find jobs in this economy.

07/13/2010

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