4 Reasons why Minority Nurses Ought to Blog More

Minority nurses need to blog more because there are lots of advantages to blogging. I was reading the statistics of minority nurses from the AACN report, and according to a survey done in 2013 ┬áby the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, minority nurses represent 19% of all nurses. You can read more of the report by clicking here: I’ve not done any personal research to know the ratio of minority nurse-bloggers compared to others, but my gut instinct tells me they are very few. I want to encourage more of you to blog because a lot of good […]

10 Mistakes Nurses Should Avoid Making on LinkedIn

Knowing why you use LinkedIn is important because you will avoid mistakes that make you look ridiculous. There are several reasons why people use LinkedIn. Some common reasons include:     Building your professional profile If you are seeking a job, you want your profile to appear well written and attractive. It should have all the ingredients that make for a good employee and be as good as a cover letter. It should be your selling tool. Getting news Other people use the service to get the latest news. I, for instance, like to read trends in business and in […]

Should I Study to be a Nurse Practitioner or a Physician Assistant?

Guest Post by Arctic Dinks. For nurses ready to take the next step in their education, it can sometimes be challenging to choose the best route. A graduate degree in healthcare opens so many doors, and knowing what path to choose can get confusing! The most common decision though, is choosing between a career as a Nurse Practitioner (NP) or a Physician Assistant (PA). For a typical BSN prepared nurse, they have the requirements to apply to either program, and often see the two performing similar roles. Many wonder – what are the pros and cons of each, and how […]