The next time you start your nursing shift, be glad you’re not clocking in back in 1887 when some wild rules governed nursing practice standards. By that time, the Civil War had already helped give rise to the practice of nursing in hospitals instead of at people’s home. It also catapulted nursing into a credentialed … Continued
Colorado Christian University prides itself on offering the next generation of nurses one of the most advanced, comprehensive nursing degree programs in the country. The online RN-BSN degree program is very popular and is designed for currently registered nurses who want to advance and complete their BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing). CCU also offers a regular Bachelor of Science in Nursing, an intensive, state-of-the-art nursing education experience where students are challenged to become compassionate healthcare workers who have dedicated their lives to saving others. Please visit the CCU website admissions pages for RN-BSN nursing degree admissions and the BSN admission requirements as they are different.
Nurses are a notoriously hygienic bunch, washing their hands multiple times each day. Mix in the harsh winter weather, and you can end up with itchy, chapped, dehydrated skin. The answer to extremely dry hands is not to stop the washing, but rather to add a rich and soothing hand lotion to your routine. We … Continued
While many choose their career path based upon their passions, interests and talents; salary potential is also a key player when it comes to decided what, and what level of education to pursue. A career in nursing can be fairly lucrative depending on which nursing degree programs you choose, and in which parts of the … Continued
When you spend your days transferring patients to and from their beds you get sore. Lifting. Twisting. Bending. It all takes a toll on your body. Nursing aides, orderlies and nursing attendants had the highest rate of musculoskeletal disorders among healthcare workers in 2010, according to the United States Department of Labor. An average of … Continued
It’s no secret. The number of nurses across the country is declining. In Colorado, many are nearing retirement age which means from 2007 to 2017, an approximate 15,000 new nursing jobs will need to be filled in the Centennial State, according to the The Governor’s Nurse Workforce and Patient Care Task Force’s report, “Nursing in … Continued