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Organ and Tissue Donation and Recovery

As of 2021, 169 million people in the United States have registered as donors. Not everyone who registers as a donor is able to donate. In fact, only 3 in 1,000 people die in a way that allows for deceased organ and tissue donation…

Nursing Programs: RN vs. LPN

Do you want to enter nursing but aren’t sure which program to pursue? Let’s look more closely at the licensed practical nurse (LPN) route and the registered nurse (RN) route. The reason for choosing one over the other will depend on you…

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2022 Monkeypox Outbreak 

As per the CDC, Monkeypox is a rare disease caused by infection with the monkeypox virus. Monkeypox virus is part of the same family of viruses as variola virus, the virus that causes smallpox. Monkeypox symptoms are similar to smallpox symptoms, but…

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Nursing Career Development

Are you thinking about making a change in your nursing career? It’s important to have clear goals in mind when you’re considering your next steps. Nursing is one of the most flexible and interesting professions to be a part of…

Nurses face a lot of mental stress

Taking Care of Your Mental Health

May is Mental Health Awareness month. Now more than ever, it’s important to remember to take care of yourself so that you can care for others…

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Patient Expectations and Nursing Care

Patient satisfaction is directly linked to patient expectations. As nurses, it’s so important to consider all of the ways a patient might view their own health outcomes…

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