A spirit of innovation
Nurses work closely with patients, and understand patients’ needs better than anyone. Which is why they’re the ones who often find new solutions to health challenges, that can make a significant difference in patient outcomes.
Significant healthcare innovations are often developed in response to issues encountered by providers, including nurses. When it became evident there was a way to provide more efficient care to some of the smallest, most fragile patients – babies in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) – Erin Hoch, RN, BSN, was determined to bring her innovative idea to life. Working at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital in Loma Linda, Calif., Erin’s idea has helped to improve the feeding process for these newborn patients.2018-12-10T15:54:32.634Z
As a nurse with experience in emergency medicine and administration, along with time spent in the U.S. Army National Guard, Wayne Nix, MBA, RN, RRT, has seen firsthand how valuable a diversified background is for fostering innovation and entrepreneurship in healthcare. Image2018-11-12T16:08:12.672Z
When Hiyam Nadel, RN, MBA, CGC, gives lectures to nurses, she often begins by showing a roll of tape and asking a simple question: “How many things have you done with a piece of tape - making modifications to equipment that wasn’t working quite right?”2018-10-08T18:50:55.193Z
The state of nursingThe annual salary for a registered nurse can range from $49k to 104k. Salaries will vary based on education, location, and experience..
A career with choices
With so many specialties, skills, and environments to choose from, you’ll have plenty of opportunity to do what you love and create the career you want.
Most nurses are pushed into the hospital and clinical settings when there are many other opportunities for nursing out there.”
You can obtain multiple degrees, you can travel the world with your degree in hand, and that's a big part of why nursing is so important. You're not bound to one area.”