The first full week of June brings news on the American Nurses Association’s continued focus on ethics in 2015, advice for nurses considering a career change and insight into what it’s like to be an American Muslim registered nurse. READ MORE

The halfway point of 2015 is highlighted by emotionally moving and exciting news for nurses. Congress took in a special screening of a documentary examining the role of nurses in transforming healthcare. Also on Capitol Hill, a bill has been introduced to help prevent nurse and patient injuries. And an a Capella group of singing nurses takes their care beyond the bedside. READ MORE

Earning an advanced nursing degree is an exciting step to take in your career. It’s an experience that is both challenging and rewarding. For nurses interested in earning their Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) in the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) specialty track at Chamberlain, the immersion weekend is an excellent opportunity to learn and apply new skills as well as to engage with their professors and fellow students. READ MORE

National Nurses Month wraps up with positive news for the industry. A nurse-led student health program in California has entered its 10th year of helping kids eat right and exercise. The need for nurses in the boardroom gains support from a prominent CNO in New Jersey. And tips for modern day disaster response can help nurses make the best use of their valuable skills in emergencies outside of healthcare settings. READ MORE

Headlines in the nursing industry this week include one nurse’s efforts to take charge in the fight against childhood obesity, a look at the changes in the role of occupational health nurses and a new study that examines job satisfaction for nurses in retail clinic v. traditional primary care settings. READ MORE

National Nurses Week wraps up with celebrations and reflections on nursing today. A deeper look is taken at the nursing shortage as conflicting reports indicate a surplus may now be possible. An Illinois Chief Nursing Officer shares her views on why nurses are champions of change. And the American Nurses Association continues to focus on ethical practice and quality care during its recognition of National Nurses Week. READ MORE

National Nurses Month and Week kick off with great trending stories. A hospital in Illinois has launched a program that has physicians shadow nurses in order to create a better understanding of their role and how physicians can help in their day-to-day. The spotlight is shined on nursing in rural areas to showcase the unique aspects of work in this setting. And a fun nurse hall of fame quiz lets you test your knowledge of notable nurses. READ MORE

Exciting news for nurses puts the focus on care and informatics. A new national initiative to help improve healthcare quality and lower costs has been announced. A study finds the benefits of keen observation by nurses for their patients. And tips for getting the most out of informatics, as well as embarking on a career in the nursing specialty, are shared as the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) wraps its annual conference. READ MORE