Whether you’ve been in the industry for years or fresh out of nursing school, there’s always room for practice improvement. With plenty of information available online, it’s been easier more than ever to gain new knowledge and keep up to date with any given industry. Here at RCM Pulse, we’ve curated a short resource list consisting of nursing insights, trends, industry news, productivity tips, and education seminars that can help you learn better nursing practices for career advancement.
- 25 Best Apps for Nurses
Mobile apps are not exclusive to personal use but are also great for work productivity and professional development. This list of the best nursing apps, available at multiple platforms, can help you use mobile technology to become efficient at work and better at patient care.
- Nurse.com’s FREE Continuing Education series
Nurse.com partners with many well-known industry institutions to provide free live webinars and downloadable courses covering many nursing disciplines. They also provide intensive course options available for purchase if you have extra money to spare. Learn more about their available learning materials here, where you can sign up for a more personalized learning experience.
- The Nerdy Nurse
If you’re into a more casual and friendly tone from a fellow nurse’s perspective, The Nerdy Nurse is a great blog to add to the list. Created by Brittney Wilson, a Clinical Informatics Nurse based in Georgia, she shares her knowledge about Nursing and Technology and has even published a book about it.
If you haven’t created a Twitter account yet, maybe you should do so today. It’s a vast resource for anyone looking to network, follow news, build a brand online, and catch up on any given discipline. Don’t be intimidated by Twitter handles and #hashtags—Twitter is easy to use and works great for content sharing. You’ll be a pro at retweets, favorites, twitter chats, and @ mentions very quickly. If you need a beginner’s guide, read this. (Follow us too @RCMHealthcare)
- Nursing Conventions/Tradeshows
There’s a great incentive in attending conventions and trade shows: personal connection to industry leaders and co-nurses. This can give you leverage when looking for new career opportunities. The guarantee of a personal response from company representatives attending the conference also offers a great promise. Depending on your specialty and location, many organizations hold different events annually. Try searching fairs in your area on Google today! If you need tips, here’s Careerealism’s 5 Steps for Networking Your Way to a Job at a Trade Show.
- Cleveland Clinic’s HealthHub
For health and wellness tips from certified experts, sign up for Cleveland Clinic’s newsletter. They are very generous with articles covering many topics including Family Health, diet, nutrition, research, and innovation. If you’ve already signed up on Twitter, follow them here.
Join allnurses’s community where you can post questions and get answers from a nursing group of 830,226 members. Boasting a worldwide audience, the online forum covers nursing, jobs, schools, NCLEX, careers, and much more.
- American Journal of Nursing
For in-depth, evidence-based work, The American Journal of Nursing has a library of peer-reviewed, scholarly articles dating back from 1900. The site has a variety of media, including videos and podcasts, online CE, and collections, all searchable through the top of the site. Many awards have also been given to the publication for their original and distinguished research.
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