Nursing Specialties

Psychiatric Nursing

March 16, 2021 in Nursing Specialties


7 Things You Should Know Psychiatric nursing jobs are among the most in-demand jobs within the healthcare industry. However, preconceived notions often prevent many clinicians from applying for these rewarding positions. Find out the seven things you should know about psychiatric nursing before passing it over for a different nursing specialty. 1. What Psychiatric Nursing […]


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The Med Surg Nurse

December 22, 2020 in Nursing Specialties


The Med Surg Nurse: An Unsung Healthcare Hero The Academy of Medical Surgical Nurses (AMSN) states that medical surgical nursing “is the single largest nursing specialty in the United States and beyond.” In fact, they estimate that of the 3.1M nurses currently practicing medicine, 650,000 work in the medical surgical field. However, many healthcare professionals […]


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Psychiatric Nursing: All Your Questions Answered

December 1, 2020 in Nursing Specialties


Unlike physical ailments which generally have an obvious cause and treatment plan, mental illness can be harder to diagnose and treat. Furthermore, while attitudes are changing, there is still a stigma associated with seeking therapy or treatment. In this blog post, we’ll dive into the critical role a psychiatric nurse plays in mental health settings. […]


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Considering Home Health Nursing?

November 9, 2020 in Nursing Specialties


What You Should Know Before Applying After gaining one to two years of work experience on a medical-surgical floor, the career opportunities that are available to a nurse become virtually limitless. While some clinicians will continue their employment journey in a traditional healthcare setting, others will choose to purse a career in a non-traditional work […]


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Respiratory Therapy

October 22, 2020 in Nursing Specialties


Everything You Need to Know Anyone that has ever researched healthcare career options knows that there are multiple paths that can be pursued. While the demand for clinicians of all kinds continues to grow year-over-year, the respiratory therapy field is projected to grow the fastest over the next ten years (more on that later). So, […]


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Spotlight: Long-Term Acute Care Nursing

September 8, 2020 in Nursing Specialties


Within the healthcare industry, there is a growing demand for nurses that are qualified to work in long-term acute care (LTAC) settings. However, misconceptions about LTAC patients and the work environment prevents many nurses from pursuing these career advancing positions. Continue reading to find out more about LTAC facilities and why a job there might […]


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A Day in the Life of a Social Worker

August 18, 2020 in Nursing Specialties


Interview with Jennifer Neer Within the social work field, there are many different sub-specialists that are committed to working with a specific demographic or issue. Jennifer Neer, licensed social worker at Winnebago Mental Health Institute, is a prime example of one of these specialists. In her work as a psychiatric social worker, Jennifer plays a […]


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Consider a Healthcare Job in Long Term Care

April 1, 2019 in Nursing Specialties


Consider a Healthcare Job in Long-Term Care Are you ready to find a more rewarding career in healthcare? Consider bringing your nursing skills to a long-term care environment that will affect the patients and other nurses in a positive way? They will benefit from your experience, patience, ideas, and mentorship. As a contract nurse, you […]


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