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How to Perform IV Insertion on Pediatric Patients

Performing IV insertion on pediatric patients is undeniably one of the most daunting tasks for nurses. It's also possibly one of the most traumatic experiences...

Top 5 Career Alternatives for Filipino Nurses

Are you one of the thousands who have failed to secure a nursing job or a volunteer position in the hospitals? Are you having trepidation...

Take Nursing for the right reason, says former UP Dean

With employment opportunities for over 300,00 unemployed or underemployed Filipino nurses continue to dwindle significantly,  Dr. Josefina Tuazon, a former dean of UP College...

Top 5 Things A Nurse Should Never Say To Her Patients

Communication is one of the vital tools that nurses use to reach out and connect to their patients. Depending on how nurses use it,...

Top 10 Ways to Avoid Illegal Recruitment

Overseas employment is becoming more of the rule rather than a career alternative for Filipino nurses nowadays. And with the employment crisis that Filipino...

Top 5 Things A Filipino Nurse Must Know About “Saudization”

Just recently, the Ministry of Health of Saudi Arabia announced that there are job vacancies available  for female Filipino nurses trained in special areas....

Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Love Your Nursing Job

I have heard many times already that overworked but unpaid/underpaid Filipino nurses are becoming the rule, rather than the exception nowadays. Well, I'm not...

7 Deadly Sins That Nurses Should Avoid

There is more to Nursing than meets the eye. And if you think that being a nurse is all about getting monthly paychecks and...

Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Date A Nurse

Valentine season is fast approaching and I’m sure it’s every couple’s agenda to make their Valentine date as memorable as possible. And while the...

“American Dream” for Filipino Nurses: Is it over?

 With the American market for foreign-educated nurses still in the shackles of retrogression, the dream of thousands of Filipino nurses to work in the...

Top 5 Misconceptions About Nurses

Anyone can be a victim of stereotyping and nurses are not excused. In this fast-paced modern era, we have witnessed how the nursing profession...

5 Nursing Tips On How To Deal With Difficult Doctors

Just like nurses, not all doctors you meet along the way are perfectly perfect. Some are exceptionally good while some have idiosyncrasies that can even...

5 Effective Ways to Deal With Difficult Patients

A nurse's road to fulfillment is not always dominated by grateful and gentle patients. One can't call herself a nurse unless if she accepts...

CHED’s Call to Phase Out Nursing Schools: A Little Too Late

We can't blame Commission on Higher Education (CHED) for tagging Nursing as one of the "oversubscribed courses" if we have to believe its recent...

RN-HEALS Program: Another “Band-Aid” Solution?

Last 2010, the Department of Health (DOH) in collaboration with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) catapulted an employment-generating project for thousands of...

When RN Turns Into NRN (Napilitang Maging RN)…

As a Filipino nurse living in a less than ideal situation, I have learned two things: First, the title RN is not for everyone,...

POEA: Opportunities Await Filipino Nurses in 2012

Filipino nurses have something to look forward to on this coming year 2012 as opportunities to work in countries such as Australia and Guam...

Top 5 Survival Tips for the Fledgling Nurse

Let's start by not sugarcoating the fact that in the Philippines nowadays, Nursing is not the easiest ticket to financial success. Gone are the...

Outstanding Davaoeña Nurse Has Made Filipinos Proud in U.K.

Filipino pride has been rekindled after Ms. Mylene Freires, a native of Panabo, Davao del Norte and a Siliman University alumna, became the very...

B.S. Nursing in RP: To Ban or Not To Ban?

If hospitals will not be able to accommodate all of the 324,520 (and still counting) underemployed/unemployed registered nurses in the Philippines, then why is...

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