Whether you are a student or a professional nurse, being informed of the latest developments in the field should be a top priority. Even while you are still in school, it is important to be aware of the current events of your future profession. As one of the fastest growing careers in the nation, it is no wonder that more news sites dedicated to this industry are being created. These are 10 of the best healthcare and medical news sites available. [click to continue…]

Nurses often deal with patients one-on-one to help them in admission, during an illness, and in recovery. The following 25 Android apps can help along the way, as they point to disease symptoms, offer positive changes for a preventive and healthy lifestyle, and provide entire libraries filled with apps designed for education or to pass on to patients. These tools can be useful in studies and emergencies. [click to continue…]

The Internet has a number of amazing uses. Indeed, whether you are a nurse, doctor, or any other health care professional, you can find a number of resources online to help you improve your knowledge, and give you the means to be a better health care practitioner. Today, there are even games that can help you improve your abilities.

Whether you are still going to school to be a nurse or you are working in the field, it is possible for you to learn more with the help of online games. There are a number of games that center around medicine and health, and even those aimed at children can provide a nice refresher course. Here are a variety of great online games and quizzes, in no particular order, to teach you more about healthcare.

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For years, nurses and other health care professionals have known that music has positive effects on the brain. Indeed, the complexities of music are thought to stimulate a variety of brain functions. Music has been known to improve both physical and mental health. Many health care professionals are advocates of music therapy, as it often can increase recovery time and overall outcome.

Here we have provided links to 17 studies that are focused around music, the brain, and your health. All of the abstracts, and several full articles, to these studies are free through the links below. Before you pay for an entire article, document the article title and author and contact your school to find the complete study for free.

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