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The Modern Nurse

Outlines unexpected or non-traditional nursing roles, as well as emerging nursing roles, and discusses the influence nurses have across the healthcare arena.

The Modern Nurse
2 weeks ago

The nursing profession has changed quite a bit since Florence “SeeSee” Rigney, of MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital in Tacoma, Wash., began her career in 1946. From scientific advances to the evolution of nursing specialties to the emergence of scrubs, SeeSee has been at the front lines to witness the evolution of the nursing profession.

The Modern Nurse
February 27, 2017

During his three-decade career as a nurse, Eric J. Williams, DNP, RN, CNE, has often been the first male or African-American to hold his position, including in his current roles as the first male president of the National Black Nurses Association (NBNA).

The Modern Nurse
January 30, 2017

In ICUs around the country, nurses are at the forefront of revolutionizing quality of care by delivering a more personalized patient experience with the help of advanced technology.

The Modern Nurse
December 12, 2016

Perseverance can often be the ultimate key to changing your career. This certainly rang true for Sarah McDonald, RN, BSN, when she found out she was not selected for the highly competitive perioperative program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston, Mass., in the fall of 2015.

The Modern Nurse
November 21, 2016

Improving the health of women can not only save lives, it can contribute to the overall health and economy of a nation. Nurses can help communities improve women’s health by providing education, healthcare services, health supplies and increased awareness of key issues.

The Modern Nurse
October 27, 2016

Linda Ankrom MSN, MHA, RN, is an infusion nurse in Pittsburgh, Pa., who still lights up about her chosen specialty after nearly 20 years as a practicing nurse. Read on to learn what she enjoys about this increasingly popular nursing specialty.

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