6 Simple Avocado Uses

    The avocado is a healthy and delightful fruit that tastes delicious in a wide variety of dishes. Avocado can be mashed up in guacamole, sliced and enjoyed in salads, diced topping warm dishes, and even a component of some sweet treats. Avocado tastes best cold and yet is incredibly versatile. The avocado is one of the healthiest foods you can eat. It contains 18 essential amino acids, thus making it an ideal complete protein for vegetarians. This amazing fruit also possesses anti-inflammatory benefits that may help prevent migraines. Vitamin E, selenium, zinc and omega-3 fatty acids are also […]

How to Protect Your Most Valuable Asset: Your License

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 By Lorie Brown RN, MN, JD   When we go to get our driver’s license, we are tested on the rules of the road. When we go to nursing school, we are taught how to be a nurse and tested on how to be a nurse, not the rules we have to follow as a nurse.  Here are some rules that will help you protect your most valuable asset, your license.   1. KEEP THE BOARD APPRISED OF YOUR CURRENT ADDRESS It is your responsibility to keep the Board apprised of your current address.  I suggest you keep a list […]

Nurse Stories- My Defining Moment

Guest Post by Nursing@Simmons Why Nursing? From the emergency room to the doctor’s office, nurses are present to provide some of the most necessary care to their patients. Working long hours, coping with the physical demand of the job, and making many personal sacrifices, nursing- in any capacity- is no easy feat. So why bother pursuing this as a career?   Delivering a Meaningful Experience Nursing@Simmons, the online master of science nursing program at Simmons College, has recently published an e-book illustrating some of the most meaningful and rewarding experiences by some of the field’s top voices- their defining moments. […]