Nursing Education

Most Common Career Changes for Nurses

Written By: Sarah Jividen RN, BSN 21 MIN READ Published April 12, 2024 Nursing Career Changes  When to Change Careers  Make Nursing Work For You  Common Considerations  How to Change Careers  Next Steps  FAQs Top Career Changes for Nurses by Nurse.org Nursing is an excellent, in-demand career that pays well, but it’s not for everyone

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Nursing schools struggle to sustain enrollment, new data show: 4 notes

Erica Carbajal – Becker’s Clinical Leadership Enrollment in BSN programs at nursing schools across the U.S. held steady in 2023, though fewer students are entering in master’s and PhD programs, according to new data from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. The AACN conducts a national survey of nursing schools with baccalaureate and higher

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New federal bill seeks to ‘ban DEI in medicine’

Alexis Kayser (Email) Becker’s Hospital Review A new bill in the U.S. House of Representatives could prevent medical schools from receiving federal financial assistance if they adopt certain diversity, equity and inclusion policies. HR 7725, named the “The Embracing Anti-Discrimination, Unbiased Curricula, and Advancing Truth in Education Act,” was introduced March 19 by North Carolina

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Incorporating Bereavement Into the Continuum of Care

— “Poor cousin of palliative care” needs more resources, buy-in, and normalization by Charles Bankhead, Senior Editor, MedPage Today April 4, 2024 A new sense of urgency has emerged for healthcare organizations to develop “sustainable and accessible bereavement care” and to cultivate a “bereavement-conscious” workforce to position bereavement as an “inherent element of the duty

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Top Nursing Career Trends to Watch for in 2024

Patti Ashwell, BSN, RN, CCRN February 07, 2024 • 6 min read Nursing is a dynamic and ever-evolving profession. Understanding nursing trends in 2024 will be critical for nursing professionals and students. Embracing new practices and technologies will enhance your skill sets, keep you competitive in the job market, and allow you to provide optimal

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US Board Discloses Cheating, Grads Say Problem Is Rampant

Publish date: February 1, 2024 – MDedge By Alicia Gallegos The United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) program is invalidating scores attained by some examinees after an investigation revealed a pattern of anomalous exam performance associated with test-takers from Nepal. In a January 31 announcement, the USMLE program said that officials are in the process

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13 major health systems partner with high schools in $250M Bloomberg initiative

Molly Gamble (Twitter) Becker’s Hospital Review Health systems and public schools are partnering in 10 urban and rural communities for a first-of-its-kind initiative funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies that will graduate students directly into high-demand healthcare jobs. The partnerships, announced Jan. 17, mark a $250 million initiative from the philanthropic organization and a new type of

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