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

National Nurses Week may be over, but National Nurses Month marches on. Chamberlain students across the nation took part in various activities and events celebrating their dedication to becoming nurses as well as the care registered nurses give their patients. 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