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2020 Salary Guide

2020 Nurse Salary Guide

Welcome to the 2020 Nurse Salary Guide How has COVID impacted nurse salaries? NP, RN, and LPN salary information now available in this comprehensive guide. Roughly 2% of the nurses who responded to our latest salary said they have been temporarily furloughed in the…

violence in healthcare workplace

When Violence In the Healthcare Workplace Turns Deadly

Monitors in hospitals beep all the time. Especially in the post-op recovery room. You would never think an Anesthesiologist would be silencing them on purpose. You would never think that same anesthesiologist would come charging at you, stick his thumbs into your trachea, lift…

Pediatric Diabetes

Nursing Insights: Defeating Pediatric Diabetes

Diabetes diagnoses are increasing among U.S. children.  The American Diabetes Association estimates that around 210,000 Americans under age 20 have been diagnosed with diabetes; a number that represents 0.25% of that population.  While factors such as genetics, family history, physical inactivity and belly fat…

pain management trends

Pain Management Trends Every Healthcare Professional Should Know About

“Pain that continues when it should not.” That’s how the American Chronic Pain Association defines chronic pain, from which roughly 50 million Americans suffer.  There are, of course, many well-known treatment methods for pain—non-narcotic drugs such as acetaminophen, aspirin and ibuprofen and narcotic medications…

Coronavirus this week

Coronavirus This Week: Here’s What You Need to Know

More than 87 million cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) have been diagnosed worldwide as of Thursday, January 7, including at least 1.87 million deaths. Healthcare officials in the United States have reported more than 21 million positive COVID-19 cases and at least 356,000 deaths. Source:…

SARS-CoV

SARS-CoV and SARS-Cov-2: All You Need to Know

SARS‐CoV (causative pathogen of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome or SARS) and SARS‐CoV‐2 (causative pathogen of Coronavirus Disease 2019 or COVID‐19) are positive‐sense RNA viruses belonging to the family of Coronaviridae, able to cause severe respiratory diseases.1   Many people are wondering why the responses to…

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