What is Certificate Education in Nursing?

What is Certificate Education in Nursing?

It is important to understand that there is a distinction between certificate education and board certification. In nursing certificate education when RNs prepare in a new area of practice a Certificate of Completion is awarded. This is what you receive upon...
Nurses Know the Signs of Cold Weather Injury

Nurses Know the Signs of Cold Weather Injury

Who’s most at risk? Elderly people with inadequate food, clothing or heating. Babies sleeping in cold bedrooms. People who remain outdoors for long periods: the homeless, hikers, hunters, etc. Learn more >>
Winter Reading List

Winter Reading List

The 10 Essential Public Health Services Tool for teaching and practice.  As all nurses working across the healthcare continuum are called upon to include elements of public health into our clinical practices, the 10 Essential Public Health Services describes the role...
Celebrating National RNCM Grads During National Case Management Week

Celebrating National RNCM Grads During National Case Management Week

During National Case Management Week October 8 – 14, 2023, the National RN Practice Development Center celebrated the nearly 1000 nurses who have completed the National RNCM Certificate Programs and are practicing across the U.S. healthcare system improving health...
Heat Advisory: Vulnerable Populations it Affects

Heat Advisory: Vulnerable Populations it Affects

When it’s dangerously hot and humid, it doesn’t take long to become sick.         Although anyone at any time can suffer from heat-related illness, some people are at greater risk than others. People 15-34 are most likely to visit the emergency room for heat-related...
Public Health Emergency: Extreme Heat Alert

Public Health Emergency: Extreme Heat Alert

This summer has seen the hottest temperatures on record with more extreme heat events.  An Extreme Heat Event is defined as a weather condition with excessive heat and/or humidity that has the potential to cause health-related illness or death.  An extreme heat event...
On the Same Page: July 2023 Summer Reading List

On the Same Page: July 2023 Summer Reading List

The Future of Nursing 2020-2030: Charting a Path to Achieve Health Equity explores how nurses can work to reduce health disparities and promote equity, while keeping costs at bay, utilizing technology, and maintaining patient and family-focused care into 2030. This...