There is no better time to celebrate the four million registered nurses in the USA than the week of Florence Nightingale's birthday - the Mother of Modern Nursing. Naturally, many of these aspiring young professionals are turning to the medical field for answers to their questions about life, finding steady incomes and happy positions as doctors, nurses, and surgeons.
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Rome Memorial Hospital Chief Nursing Officer Durinda Durr, MS, RN, Vice President of Clinical Services, said "research shows that hospitals with a higher proportion of BS (Bachelor of Science) educated nurses have the best patient outcomes".
The International Week of Nurses is being held from the 5th to the 12th of May, with the message that the nursing profession has an important place in every advanced society.
By consistently going above and beyond, our Nurses have helped Sparrow Hospital become part of the 6 percent of hospitals nationwide to receive Magnet recognition.
Nightingale College improves access to professional nursing education with its fully accredited distance education associate and bachelor's degree nursing programs.
For more information about Nurses Week, please visit nightingale.edu/nurses-week/.
Scotland Health Care System invites the community to join in celebrating the contributions of the nurses in our community. While some think they lack the personality or skills needed to survive and thrive as a nurse, many people from a diverse set of backgrounds have found a home for themselves in a hospital or similar healthcare facility.
Nurse Journal: Nurses-to-be can attend free online courses offered by Nurse Journal. The role of the state board is to protect the public, so actions can be taken by the state board for misconduct by a nurse.
Nurses are required to complete continuing education in order to maintain their licenses.