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As nurses, we are constantly striving to be helpful, positive and encouraging to our patients and co-workers. Fastaff Travel Nursing is offering a contest to all nurses who have a story to tell. They want to hear inspiring stories of how patients and peers have touched you.

Beginning October 9th, 2015 through November 6, 2015, you can click and enter your story.

Nursing is a profession with a [...]
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Careers In Focus

To become a private duty nurse you have to become an RN or LPN first. After becoming qualified for home care nursing jobs, you'll be able to provide individual care for patients who require nursing services in their home.

Physicians prescribe private duty nursing for patients with injuries, physical or mental conditions warranting additional coverage, and certain other illnesses. RNs and LPNs can build an independent [...]
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Rookie Wit & Wisdom

What is Nursing School Like?
Nursing schools tend to be impacted programs these days. This means that most students need to complete a list of courses and take an exam before being admitted to the major. This leads to the question, How hard is nursing school? The preparation courses are not major level courses, so most nursing candidates if they have done well in school should [...]
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Introduction
There is no doubt that one of the most crucial relationships in human dynamics is the relationship between a mother and her child. Secure attachment of the infant to his mother or her surrogate is crucial to normal growth and development and an integral part of a child’s ability to develop a sense of mastery, identity and self-worth. Although current trends in post-natal care in [...]
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Patricia Benner, a nursing theorist, has made significant contributions to the field of nursing, particularly with her Novice to Expert theory. She has influenced nursing in the United States and internationally as well. She is an internationally noted speaker, researcher and a published author.

Benner was born August, 1942, in Hampton, Virginia, and she was the middle child with two sisters. Her family moved to California [...]
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The Patricia Benner nursing theory is a concept based on education. It is the belief that any individual can master the knowledge and necessary skills to be a professional of high quality, if they first lay down a solid foundation and build upon it. It involves developing the hands-on clinical experience while also maintaining a very sound educational base to combine with the experience.

Patricia Benner [...]
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Seasoned with Sage

Every year on May 6th we kick off National Nurses Week. Then we wrap it up on May 12th, which happens to be the birthday of Florence Nightingale. This event has been created and put into place to recognize nurses from the past, present, and future, as great contributors to society and humanity overall. May 8th, 1998, was designated to be National Student Nurses Day. [...]
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Nursing Scholarships
Becoming a nurse is all about education. Getting started in nursing school can be a challenge for some. The jobs are readily available, because the nursing profession has been suffering from a shortage for quite a few years now. It is a very noble profession and requires a certain kind of person to step into it and do it well. You have to love [...]
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Seasoned with Sage

Advice for Nursing Students
There are several things to consider when beginning nursing school. Becoming a nurse requires a commitment to hard work and starting out on the right foot will make a world of difference in your school experience. One important consideration for any nursing student is to establish a strong support system. This includes family members, as study time certainly takes away from family [...]
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Seasoned with Sage

Do you enjoy helping others through providing quality patient care as a registered nurse as well as exploring new and exciting destinations? Well, consider joining thousands of nurses like you who get to explore the country while earning a comfortable living. The industry continues to flourish and traveling nurses now have a day dedicated to them – Travel Nurse Day.

Travel nurses have earned this special [...]
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