Ugur Akinci, Ph.D. – Nurse Recruiter

Nursing Titles

Here are some of the main titles in nursing, each reflecting a different set of educational requirements: Nurse Practitioner (NP) Director of Nursing (DON) Registered Nurse (RN) Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Nursing Assistant. (NA) Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) *** NPs are RNs with advanced academic degrees; usually a Master’s. They are […] Newsletter: December 2007

Editor’s Corner Hi everyone! Another year has gone by with all its challenges and blessings. I hope all of you had a good holiday break and have all your batteries charged for the bright new year ahead. In this issue, in addition to interesting news items from the world of nursing, we also bring you […]

Nurse Organization Issues White Paper for International Traveler Health Safeguards

808 million people travelled internationally in 2005. Americans made almost 62 million trips abroad in 2004, which translates to about 1 in every 5 U.S. residents. With the increasing number of people travelling internationally, the risk of diseases carried across national boundaries also increases. The global society brings with itself global health risks as well. […]

Nurse Shortage Continues…

But some states move forward to lessen the burden It is not exactly a stop-the-presses kind of news story because it’s not exactly new. But it continues to be a serious enough issue to warrant frequent coverage: the nurse shortage continues, threatening safe and effective delivery of health services to a steadily aging population. And what […]

Saluting Army Nurses

All nurses are precious and they work hard to save lives. Yet, some perhaps work even harder because they work not within the safe confines of a hospital in urban America but out there in the battlefield, braving not only fatigue and despair but bombs and bullets as well. We are talking about the Army […]

Nurses Need More User-Friendly Technology Solutions

Nurses work hard yet most of the time they are also painfully aware that working hard in itself is not enough to communicate well with other actors within the healthcare system plus patients and their families, to avoid errors, administer the right medication and save lives. A major obstacle to providing better care is the […]