As nurses, we touch others’ lives in ways that few other professions do. We are called upon to demonstrate passion and resilience, confidence and critical thinking, while treating the whole individual in true person-centered care. READ MORE
Imagine your life without access to clean water, shelter and food. We often take simple necessities like these for granted because they are easily accessible here in the United States. But in some areas, including parts of the Philippines, lack of these provisions coupled with limited or no access to healthcare is the daily norm. READ MORE
As president of Chamberlain College of Nursing’s Addison, IL campus, Janet Snow, PhD, RN is able to help shape the minds of the next generation of nurses. Through campus-wide initiatives and her own personal interactions, Snow works to make an impact on each student to ensure they graduate as an extraordinary nurse.
Her drive for this goal is born of her own experiences as a nursing student, a practicing registered nurse and as a nursing educator. READ MORE
March 10 is the 10th observance of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, an annual, nationwide observance that sheds light on the impact HIV/AIDS has on women and girls. Each year throughout the month of March, federal, national and community organizations come together to offer support and hope, reduce stigma, share information, and empower women and girls to learn the importance of HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment. [i]READ MORE
The Las Vegas campus aims to grow the nursing workforce to meet state demand.
Nevada has the nation’s fourth-lowest number of registered nurses per 100,000 people at 724.7, far lower than the national average of 920.9.[i] Further accelerating a need for nurses is the state’s growing population of residents over age 65, which is projected to nearly double by 2020.[ii]
Like all nurses, Lynn Elliott, MS, RN, started her career wanting to make a difference in the lives of others. Now, after 40 years of nursing and impacting countless lives, she has been honored by the state of Florida for her contributions to public health, named one of the Sunshine state’s public health heroes.
But when she started out, she was only driven by a desire to help. And it was this drive which brought Elliott to new challenges and helped her overcome them.