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.
In San Francisco General Hospital’s Ward 5B and 5A, nurses like Guy Vandenberg, RN, treated HIV/AIDS patients with compassion and found innovative ways to improve care. The film 5B shares the stories of those who worked in the ward in the 1980s, but Guy shares why the film is so relevant for today.2019-09-18T21:28:56.415Z
VA nurse researcher Shannon Munro, PhD, APRN, BC, FNP, discovered an easy and inexpensive solution to reduce cases of hospital-acquired pneumonia in her hospital: encouraging patients to brush their teeth. Munro explains the science behind the nurse-led innovative program, HAPPEN.2019-09-18T21:02:12.630Z
At UnitedHealth Group’s Center for Clinician Advancement, nurse leader Mary Jo Jerde, MBA, BSN, RN, FAAN, and her team are energizing clinicians to innovate in new areas of healthcare and become leaders in their profession through programs that encourage nurses to challenge the status quo.2019-09-13T12:54:06.622Z
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.”