Symptoms like chest pain and shortness of breath are early warning signs of a heart attack. Shockingly, two-thirds of men say they would not see a healthcare professional if these symptoms arose. They’re likely part of the seven million American men who have not been to a physician’s appointment in 10 years or more.
You have a mission or a purpose to your life. Maybe you can still remember the excitement you had when you first started nursing school – that feeling like you were going to be able to help people and make a difference. And yet, that sentiment can fade away with the daily pressures of school, work and family responsibilities. READ MORE
In nursing school, many lessons extend beyond the classroom.
We asked the Chamberlain community on Facebook what they wished they had known before entering nursing school. From time management skills to the importance of taking care of yourself, their top answers are below. READ MORE
Our thoughts are with all those affected by this week’s tragic bombing at the Boston Marathon. Throughout the week, stories of heroes have emerged – from the runners who kept running to the hospital to donate blood, to the brave first responders and nurses who ran towards the blast instead of away. READ MORE
From the CDC’s new estimate that 1 in 50 school children have autism, to a new model for healthcare where doctors respond to emails 24 hours a day, here are the top five nursing news stories that we think are worth a read this week:READ MORE
In response to my first post, “Reflections on My Educational Journey,” I received both congratulations on reaching my journey’s end and questions from people struggling with their own decision about whether to pursue additional education. READ MORE