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5 Things You Should Know Before Becoming a Nurse

Jamie Abbott

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According to the U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of nursing jobs is set to grow by 19 percent by 2022. Thanks to an entry level position that only requires an associate degree, combined with an average hourly salary of $31, nursing jobs are the crème de la crème for many people. Before you enroll in a nursing program at your local community college, take a look at these things you need to know before you invest in brightly printed scrubs. Physical Demands Talk to a nurse who works in a hospital or otherwise high traffic location and...


A Day in the Life of Nurse!

Jamie Abbott

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A day in the life of a nurse is always eventful. No two days are the same, especially with a rotating schedule and the many wards nurses can work in. From pediatrics to the emergency ward or the intensive care unit to the psychiatric unit, nurses are needed at every level of the recovery in a hospital.   According to this infographic below presented by the Jacksonville University School of Nursing, nurses partake in a lot of dazzling stats, from how long their shifts are to the average miles they can walk in a day (Hint: It’s 4 miles!). Nurses transfuse...