State Boards of Nursing (SBON) of the United States requirements are continuously changing for those who are planning to take NCLEX-RN to migrate United States as registered nurses. As you may already know a nursing graduate must be found ‘eligible’ first by one of the State Board of Nursing to be able to More >
The American Heart Association (AHA) issued on October 18, 2010 new guidelines for cardiopulmonary resuscitation, better known as CPR, making rapid chest compressions the mainstay of basic life support for bystanders trying to revive people whose hearts have stopped.
Doctors say the AHA’s change marks the More >
Filipino Dominic Limpin is a dialysis nurse who had been working in New York City. After having Traumatic stress Disorder because of the September 11 terrorist attack, he signed on with a company that sends him around the country. As a traveling nurse, he helps hospitals fill empty shifts with his unique More >
First Lady Michelle Obama held a conference call with nurses from across the country today to discuss the new Patient’s Bill of Rights and other important benefits from the Affordable Care Act. Joined by Dr. Mary Wakefield, Administrator for the Health Resources and Services Administration, and six nurses from a cross-section More >
A little bit of hope and good news for foreign nurses.
US nursing shortage numbers show that there will not be enough Registered Nurses to fill the need in the next several years. Thus, US Department of Labor predicts that employment of Registered Nurses is expected to grow 23 percent between 2006 More >
MANILA, Philippines—The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) publicized in early 2009 that Japan was ready to hire 1,000 foreign nurses and caregivers over the next two years subject, of course, to their passing the language proficiency exams.
This was a concession included in the controversial Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA).
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