Nursing Industry News

Read more about important topics affecting the nursing industry.

Take Your Nursing Career to the Next Level:Stand Out with an Online MSN Degree

When the Robert Johnson Wood Foundation first put out its recommendations for 80 percent of all nurses to have their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) by 2020, it was seen as a radical shift to improve the quality of nursing in America. Within the group’s prescription for the future of nursing was also a [...]

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Four Ways to Use a Master of Science in Nursing

From hospitals to private practices, the doors of opportunity are wide open for RNs who pursue a Master of Science in Nursing. An MSN degree can elevate your career and pave the way to an exciting future as an Advanced Practice Nurse along the four professional pathways outlined below: Nurse Practitioner Adult Primary Care Nurse [...]

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Why Women’s Health Matters

Research data shows us that keeping women healthy is integral to the overall health and well-being of families, communities and entire nations. Consider these facts: Women make approximately 80 percent of health decisions – from choosing doctors and scheduling appointments to managing their family’s insurance needs (National Partnership for Women & Families). Women encompass 66 [...]

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Advanced practice nursing resources

There are many different career paths that individuals who are interested in entering the nursing profession can follow. While some nursing positions, such as licensed practical nurse, or LPN, need only an Associate’s degree, others, like the registered nurse, or RN, may require the completion of a Bachelor’s level program. Individuals who earn a Master [...]

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Nurses can improve their career prospects with an advanced degree

Metro.us recently reported on the importance of nurses extending their education through advanced degrees.

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Missouri Nurses Association holds important meeting on state of healthcare industry

The Missouri Nurses Association, the state’s leading industry organization, recently held its annual Teamwork Summit…

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More men interested in pursing nursing degrees

According to recent data compiled by Economic Modeling Specialists, a research company focused on employment and labor trends, the number of men…

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Experts discuss the shortage of healthcare providers

Experts recently got together to brainstorm new ways of dealing with the expected shortage of primary care specialists…

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New York woman honored for excellency in nursing

The Genesis Group recently held its annual Regional Healthcare Recognition Awards luncheon. More than 200 people gathered…

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AACN and Jonas Center pair up to increase opportunities for nurses

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and the Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence have announced…

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Experts predict a severe nursing shortage

The enactment of healthcare reform is impacting the medical professions drastically. According to an article…

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Nurses may have a big impact on the success of baby friendly hospitals

According to UNICEF and the World Health Organization, baby friendly hospitals (BFH) are described…

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