How to Enhance Your Nursing Career

Nurses are passionate, they are brave, and they work hard every single day to give everything they can to their patients. As a nurse, you are constantly learning, and as times change, we are constantly adapting to new ways to provide care to give the patients the most current and effective care. The more we learn and adapt to these changes, the more we learn about providing the greatest healthcare to others. Perhaps you want to learn more, to enhance the many skills you have already acquired as … [Read more...]

Get Motivated for a Career in Nursing

Are you motivated and ready to tackle education head on this year? If so, may we request that you consider careers in nursing! There are tons of different nursing specialties that you can enter into, and according to a recent infographic by Maryville University, 75% of nurses would happily recommend their profession to others. So, you can rest assured that not only will you be working in a worthwhile career, but that you will also more than likely be happy with your job. On top of this, … [Read more...]

The Top 5 College Majors for Women

Have you ever wondered what the top college majors are for women, in particular? Well, the short list of five majors below will help you gain some insight into what most women are choosing as their career path. 1. Nursing Nursing is a vast field, with so many different types of nursing positions that can be filled. You can, for example, become an oncology nurse so you can work with cancer patients, or you can work in the maternity ward and help with newborn babies. From emergency room … [Read more...]

Caregivers need Care, too! – WOMEN in RECOVERY

If you’re a family member caring for a loved one with a brain injury, a senior parent or a dependent adult child, you likely feel you fill a role that no one else can. You provide assistance, support and encouragement not because you are being paid to, but out of love and concern for the survivor. This type of commitment is commendable, but many people remark that they don’t feel as if it is a choice, it is simply what is required of the situation. And so, they carry on. But through their … [Read more...]

WOMEN: Men earn 20% more than female equals in Land of Opportunity

Canada is a land of equal opportunity, where women can work and excel in the same jobs as men. Just don't expect them to get paid the same. In fact, Canadian men earn on average 20 per cent more than their female colleagues, one of the largest gender wage gaps in the developed world. What jobs should Canadian women target to beef up their earnings? Here are the ten highest-paying careers for women in the nation, including the rare one where females earn more than their male … [Read more...]

Women Taking Action – Nominate UN Volunteers

UNV ONLINE VOLUNTEERING AWARD 2011   The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme is calling for nominations for the UNV Online Volunteering Award 2011, which will be presented to ten online volunteers or teams of online volunteers for their contributions towards the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). WHO IS ELIGIBLE? The award will be given to online volunteers or teams of online volunteers, who supported an organization working for peace and development over the … [Read more...]

National HIV/AIDS Strategy – The AETC Network Responds

The AETC Network Responds to the National HIV/AIDS Strategy AIDS Education and Training Centers The AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETC ) are working in a number of ways to support the goals set out in the President’s National HIV/AIDS Strategy. The AETC Program, administered by the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) HIV/AIDS Bureau with funds from the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, currently consists of a network of 11 Regional AETCs and five National AETCs . … [Read more...]

HHS – A Year of Saving Lives Through Smart Investments

  A Year of Saving Lives Through Smart Investments        From the day it was first announced nearly eight years ago until today, the story of PEPFAR -- the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief -- has been one that demonstrates the generosity of the American people in the fight against AIDS. The year 2010 provided many reasons for hope about the future of the global fight, and the commitment of the American people was central to virtually all of the year's breakthroughs. During the … [Read more...]

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