Author Archives: Guestblogger

Mandatory Overtime, Nurse Fatigue, & Medical Errors-Ohio Nurses Fight Back!

Can an employer threaten or intimidate you for refusing overtime?  On paper that should absolutely not be the case, however, nurses in Ohio are living out the opposite. According to Ohio Nurses Association (ONA), nurses are routinely threatened by their … Continue reading

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4 Ways Nurses Can Take Control of Their Student Loan Debt

By Kat Tretina, Student Loan Hero Working as a nurse can be rewarding, but getting the necessary education and licenses can be expensive. Depending on your area of study, the cost of a nursing degree can be as much as … Continue reading

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LIFE IN THE FAST TRACK: A Cost-effective Alternative for Safe, Quality, Care!

 By Meg Helgert, FNP Emergency departments are much needed in any community but getting primary care or urgent care in an expensive ER at such a high cost is not feasible anymore. Many Emergency Departments around the country are building … Continue reading

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