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Utilization Review, prior Intake Mgr Home Care; from PA , US
Specialty: 40 year(s) of experience in Home Care, Vents, Telemetry, Home infusion

Mary Eliza Mahoney: America's First Black Woman to Complete Nursing Training

Mary Eliza Mahoney (May 7, 1845 - January 4, 1926) grew up in the Dorchester area of Boston, Mass. At the age of 18, she started working at the New England Hospital for Women and Children as a maid,...

Stress, Depression, Suicide and Mental Health Resources

The American Nurses Association 2001 health and safety survey involving 4,800+ nurses reported that 67% nurses worked mandatory or unscheduled overtime. Over seventy percent (70.5%) of nurses...

Resume Tips: Perfecting Nursing Resume, Cover Letter, Online Job Applications

Wondering why you're not getting interviews or being hired? Look at your RESUME!!! I've been reviewing resumes this May 2012 for open positions in my department and can't believe the resumes...

Landing a job in a tough economy

while wandering the internet tonight, found an interesting article at ana's career center: landing a job in a tough economy by sharon brewer, rn, bsn, msn originally published in lippincott's...

Wondering why you can't get hired or promoted: Resume + Interview hints!

UPDATED ARTICLE can be found at: Resume Tips: Perfecting Nursing Resume, Cover Letter, Online Job Applications Look at your resume!!! I was taught in lpn and bsn program how to prepare a...

Stamps Commemorating Nursing

While rummaging in my parents basement after my mothers death, I ran across a scrapbook of stamps with a loving note from Mom " these are for Karen". In it was a set of four 1961 nursing stamps:...

10 Ways to Develop Nursing Leadership

Participate in Workplace Committees Participating workplace committees allows you to learn how and why decisions are made within your institution and healthcare politics involved in decision...

Free Nursing Continuing Education Programs - 100+ contact hours

Note: Links updated 4/30/16 . Please check CE expiration dates prior to taking courses. CDC Health Literacy for Public Health Professionals NIOSH Training for Nurses on Shift Work and Long...

Daytonite: Provides expert advice to students and those considering nursing career

Community Spotlight: daytonite Since joining the website in 2005, she has over 5,000 posts. With thirty years of broad nursing experience, daytonite has the expertise to help polish our future...


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