Tag: careers

Nursing Informatics: A Career on the Rise

The frenzy to hire qualified informatics specialists has already begun. The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) estimates that up to 70,000 health informatics specialists will be needed in the next several years – making it safe to say that health information technology (HIT) is…

Strategies for Nurse Retention

Anyone newly licensed or newly employed in a nursing position, especially in a healthcare- related facility, generally experiences either a warm welcome or become bullied from the start. This wide-ranging display of mixed acceptance typically is either caused by uneasiness from thoughts of job…

Would You Lie on Your Resume?

The job market can be ultra-competitive for new graduates. With no experience besides internships or clinical rotations, it’s tempting to embellish your r‚sum‚ to beef it up and make yourself look more impressive. But is it worth it? Not at all, advise two career…

State of Nursing Salaries: 2011

When we tallied the results from our annual salary survey, ADVANCE readers painted a very positive picture about their profession. Overall, salaries rise when nurses earn academic degrees – from BSN to MSN and doctorates – and when RNs achieve national certification in their…

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