A Career As A Nurse Anesthetist

Nurse anesthetists are experiencing high salary opportunities, with the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reporting a median pay for the profession at $115,800. The BLS also projects a 45% job growth from 2019-29 for nurse-midwives, nurse anesthetists, and nurse practitioners (NPs), which is much faster than the average rate for all other occupations in the country. What Is…

10 Tips For a Solid Self-Care Plan

Do you ever get so busy that you neglect to take care of yourself? If so, you’re not alone. Many of us lead busy lives where we’re consumed with taking care of others and accustomed to putting their needs before ours. While compassion and caring are wonderful traits, too little self-care leaves us emotionally depleted,…

Tips for Managing Stress During the Holidays

Holidays are usually the happiest time of the year because we have additional quality time with family and friends and often share in meals and other uplifting social functions. But at the same time, the added scheduling pressures, sometimes indulgent eating, and other departures from our normal routines adds stress that can be difficult to…

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This is an annual campaign to increase awareness of breast cancer. The goal is to ensure that every woman has access to education, screening, treatment, support and hope. According to the American Cancer Society, there are more than 270,000 new cases of breast cancer and nearly 42,000 breast cancer deaths…

Benefits of Locum Tenens

Chances are pretty good that you’ve heard of  locum tenens but you may have overlooked some of the benefits of working locum tenens assignments. There is no shortage of locum tenens jobs. Medical facilities in both urban and rural areas are in need of physicians and nurses to keep up with patient demand. Here are…

Back To School With A New Normal

It is likely that every parent is wondering how to navigate the new back to school normal and the struggle is real! It can be challenging to know how to make decisions that maximize mental health. This pandemic is an unprecedented event that’s difficult for everyone, especially since it’s layered on top of other stressors,…

Laughter Really Is The Best Medicine

We already know that laughter makes us feel good. New findings suggest it might also make us feel well. Promising tidbits of research show that laughter stimulates a multitude of systems in the body, with both immediate and lasting effects. “The use of laughter is really helping to re-optimize and retune mechanisms in the body,”…

Men’s Health Month

June is Men’s Health month. That’s right, an entire month dedicated to the fellas! Taking charge of your own good health is important at any age – and it’s never too late to start developing healthier habits. Like women, men need to have regular visits with the doctor, take steps to manage stress, make nutritious…

What is a Nurse Anesthetist?

In honor of National Nurses Week which begins each year on May 6th and ends on May 12th, Florence Nightingale’s birthday, we thought we would take a minute to share about a career as a Nurse Anesthetist. If you’re exploring different paths to advance your nursing career, you may be considering becoming a certified registered…

Spread Knowledge, Not Germs: The War Against Coronavirus

We are in uncharted territory. COVID-19 has disrupted the entire world, and it is affecting all of us, in every aspect of our lives. This virus has declared war on us, and we seem to be frozen in our tracks. It’s time to turn the tide. It’s time for us to attack this virus. Unlike…