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The focus is on care this week in nursing news. First, take an in depth look at the state of care for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and the rising number of women afflicted with the condition. Next, more funding is achieved for a process looking to improve care in a patient-centric way. And nurse-patient shared decision making looks to improve chronic care through evidence sharing. READ MORE

With new students able to start every 16 weeks and classes starting every eight, Chamberlain students are regularly faced with their first day of a new class. And while course descriptions, advisors and fellow students can help fill in the blanks about a new class, some questions can still linger.

To help you with each new first day of class, we asked our Facebook fans what advice they would give to a student on their first day. Here are the most popular and most common answers. READ MORE

February is here and the latest nursing news looks at the benefits of learning among other healthcare professionals, not just your fellow nurses. An examination of existing research on a nurse’s personality and their chosen specialty offers insight into why some nurses head down the paths they do. And one nurse shares her passion for geriatric nursing to inspire others to find the specialty for them.

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It’s said you never know where life will take you, and that’s just as true for nurses as it is for anyone. But as a nurse, moving from one state to another can have one complication:  you may not be able to just start interviewing for jobs. Instead, you might have to apply for a nursing license from your new home state.

If you’re a nurse interested in moving, or just going where life takes you, Chamberlain Career Services Advisor Victoria Bennett offers the following advice on preparing to get a nursing license in another state.

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January wraps up with nursing news putting a focus on the importance of credentials to patients, employers and nurses alike. The idea of a buddy system is being looked at as a way to help prevent nurse fatigue, per American Nurses Association (ANA) guidelines. And the ANA has also declared 2015 to be the year of ethics for nurses, as it released an updated Code of Ethics for the first time in 14 years. READ MORE

Midway of January, the new year keeps the focus on many of the same hot topics for nurses throughout 2014. Further details have emerged in regards to the success of nursing education simulation programs, a call for increased hiring looks at some of the reasons healthcare providers operate as they do and the benefits of smartphone technology are examined for ever-busy nurses. READ MORE