According to the annual Gallup honesty / ethics poll, nurses rated highest - again - among professions for 15th straight year. Nurses top the list with 84% of the public rating their standards as "high" or "very high...".
This JAMA article reinforces that registered nurses are key to transforming primary care practice, which will require visionary and vocal leadership from leaders of nursing and medical schools, primary care practices, health care organizations, and policy makers.
(From the AAACN Career Center) - Tips For Work / Life Balance As A Nurse. If you’re a nurse like me, you may feel that you’re always "on." It’s hard to separate our nursing from non-nursing lives. As a nurse, I’m sure you can agree...
Provision 5 of the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses (2015) makes clear that the nurse owes the same duties to self as to others, including the responsibility to promote health and safety, preserve wholeness of character and integrity, maintain competence, and continue personal and professional growth (p. 19).
If you’re preparing to enter the nursing workforce, you’ve chosen an excellent time. According to employment projections by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, registered nurse tops the list of occupations with excellent job growth potential through 2020.