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The Top 30 Cutting-Edge Nursing Schools

A report recently released ranked a list of the top 30 cutting-edge nursing schools. The survey was conducted Nursing School Hub of top nursing schools and attempts to be all-encompassing, using factors such as: amazing architecture, cutting-edge technology / infrastructure, world-class facilities, world-class faculty...

More Than 1,500 Nurses Sign Up in 24 Hours to Be the First Team Sent to the Philippines

As search and rescue efforts continue in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, the Registered Nurse Response Network (RNRN) has organized a team of RNs to travel to the Philippines, which will be the first team of nurses to do so. Within 24 hours after putting out a call to its members, more than 1,500 RNs from all 50 states and 12 countries stepped up to volunteer. On Thursday, RNRN sent its advance team to the Philippines to meet with the health care workers and disaster relief groups already on the ground. RNRN also works with grassroots and community groups to figure out where they can best deploy their ongoing bases as to not be a burden to the already destroyed infrastructure.

Survey: BSNs More Likely to Find a Job Faster After Graduation

New data shows that graduates of entry-level baccalaureate (BSN) and master's nursing programs are much more likely to have job offers at the time of graduation or soon after than are graduates from other fields. A national survey of deans and directors from U.S. nursing schools found that 59% of new BSN graduates had job offers at the time of graduation....

Is Obamacare to Blame for Hospital Layoffs?

Hospitals are cutting costs and laying off employees, citing Obamcare as the main reason. But is health care reform really to blame? For hospitals in general this is kind of the new normal," says Eileen Sheil, executive director of corporate communications for the Cleveland Clinic. According to most recent estimates from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the hospital sector lost about 4,400 jobs in July. In May, hospitals shed 9,000 jobs, the worst month for the industry in a decade.


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