World No Tobacco Day

Today health advocates from around the globe can gather together to say no to tobacco on World No Tobacco Day 2012. World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) is organized by the World Health Organization’s Tobacco Free Initiative, which strives to reduce deaths caused by smoking and secondhand smoke. World No Tobacco […]

Celebrate National Nurses Week

National Nurses Week is a time of admiration and celebration of the great nurses that help us in our times of need. But how should we celebrate the nurses in our communities? The American Nurses Association (ANA) put together  a full list of celebration ideas, and we’ve taken a few […]

Nurses To Follow On Twitter

Nursing is an ever-changing field, and using Twitter is one of the best ways to keep up with new developments. To help you fill your feed with more information about nursing that’s relevant to you, we’ve gathered together ten of our favorite Twitter accounts that cover all aspects of nursing. […]

Be One In A Million Hearts

One in three adults in the United States is affected by some form of heart disease, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that Americans suffer more than two million heart attacks and strokes each year. A Million Hearts™ is a nationwide challenge to prevent one million heart attacks and strokes over […]

Pathways In Nursing [Infographic]

Becoming a nurse can be a complicated process, particularly when it comes to determining the necessary degrees, examinations and licensure. Do you need a Master’s in Nursing to become a Nurse Practitioner? Should you take the NCLEX-RN or the NCLEX-PN? What licensure is required to become a nurse midwife? In […]

American Academy Of Nurses Inducts 2011 Class Of Fellows

Induction as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN) is one of the most prestigious honors in the nursing field. The AAN Fellowship includes the top nursing researchers, educators, practitioners and executives in the nation. On October 15, the AAN will induct 142 new Fellows as part of […]