NCSBN Center For Regulatory Excellence Grant Program Requests Proposals

In addition to the federal nursing grants introduced in late 2011 by the Department of Health and Human Services, the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCBSN) has announced a new series of grants for research in the field of nursing regulation. This initiative comes out of the NCSBN […]

Job Searching Secrets For The RN: How To Land Your Next Job

In-Person Networking – You never know who has a job lead to share with you until you ask. Reaching out to everyone in your network can be a tremendous way to expand a job search. A friend may be on an email list that receives job notifications, a co-worker may […]

Nurses Immigrating To The U.S.

The nursing shortage that the United States has experienced over the past decade is expected to become even more acute as millions of baby boomers enter their senior years and older nurses retire. Many hospitals and health care institutions are responding to this shortage by recruiting nurses from abroad. Between […]

Florida State Nursing Profile

Florida Nurse Licensure Requirements Although Florida’s nurse licensure requirements vary for different types of nurses, the licensure process is the same. Graduates of both approved and accredited nursing education programs may apply to the Florida Board of Nursing for licensure. Once a prospective nurse has earned the required college degree […]

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 […]

Understanding The Nursing Shortage: The Most Medically Underserved Areas In The U.S.

What Is a Health Professional Shortage Area? The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services designates any area “in which residents have a shortage of personal health services” as a Medically Underserved Area (MUA). An MUA may fall into one or more of three Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA): Primary […]