What you need to know about the nurses covering the Ebola crisis

Here are some of the key points from the latest Reuters nursing cartoon:   The cartoon, published on Thursday, depicts nurse Nancy Writebol as she gives an Ebola patient CPR, while wearing a protective mask.The cartoon features a nurse carrying an oxygen tank.In the drawing, the nurse holds a small baby in her arms.She is surrounded by a number of medical personnel, who look on in fascination...

How to get the best nurse shirts for your nurses

I'm a nurse and the shirts are perfect for my nurses.They're soft, and they have a nice flow to them.If you're looking for a great look, I highly recommend buying a nurse shirt.You'll look better, and your nursing uniforms will be even more comfortable, I promise.So how do you go about ordering the right nurse shirt for your nurse?Here are a few tips for finding the best nursing shirt for...

Which nurses are you looking to work for?

It is easy to be inspired to become a nurse by your fellow nurse.But this is not always the case.There are hundreds of opportunities for nurses in our communities.There is no shortage of nursing opportunities.Here are some tips for you to find the right career.Find the right position A career as a nurse is a long-term commitment.It can take you a lifetime to get to where you want to be.Your...

Nurse jokes are contagious, study finds

Nurse jokes, acrobatics and a sense of humour can lead to rapid and sometimes even rapid-fire responses, according to a new study from Australia's Royal College of Nursing.Key points:Nurses can be so quick to react to the right situation, study suggestsNurses who have a high degree of self-awareness, a sense or empathy for other people can make a differenceNurses are not always the most...

Nurse practitioner salary: $114,600

A nurse practitioner working in the New York State Department of Health, the agency responsible for administering the state's Medicare, earned a salary of $114.6, a salary that covers only health care related benefits and does not include benefits for family members, according to state data.A nurse practitioner who works in the same state as the nurse's primary care physician earned a total of...