Posts Tagged: Nursing

We have the ability to make change.

Tonight I spoke to a group of graduate nursing students at Northeastern University about how to look at daily problems as opportunities to form impactful solutions. Too often we just accept that ‘this is just the way that it is’ and keep battling the challenges that really don’t make sense when you have a moment… Read more

Nightingale’s Innovative Nurse (October): Dr. Shanina Knighton PhD RN

Meet Dr. Shanina Knighton: The Entrepreneur in Patient Hand Hygiene Describe your initial interest in patient hand hygiene?  As a student nurse during my clinical rotations I would often hear about the importance of healthcare worker hand hygiene, but with flu outbreaks such as Swine and H1N1 being an issue at the time I wondered… Read more

“The work of a nurse is endlessly inspiring…”

The work of a nurse is endlessly inspiring — to be able to combine knowledge and compassion in a way that advocates for patients is truly incredible! My above comment is related to this article Nurses on their career defining moments: ‘How could I do anything else?’ posted on: Dr. Tiffany Kelley RN on October 9th, 2017.

Nightingale’s Innovative Nurses Campaign

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In September, we kicked off our Nightingale’s Innovative Nurses campaign! At Nightingale Apps, we believe in innovation, compassion, and serving others. That’s why we’ve decided to highlight nurses that use ingenuity to solve problems at the bedside. If you’d like to nominate a nurse or even yourself please reach out to us at contact@nightingaleapps.com. We’ve shared… Read more

PhD versus DNP: Which one should you choose?

Are you deciding upon a doctoral degree in nursing? There are two primary choices: a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP). Both degrees are supported by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and represent terminal degrees in the field of Nursing. However, there are differences between the two… Read more