Top 10 Most-Read Articles this Year

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Most Popular Nursing Articles of 2015It’s the time of year to take a moment and reflect back on the past year. We were curious what the most popular articles might be over the course of 2015. And in that spirit, we decided to revisit the most popular articles this year.

Interestingly, many of the common threads were focused on careers and trends.

Here they are, starting with the tenth most-popular article:

  1. More Men Needed to Join the Ranks of Nursing

  2. The number of men choosing nursing as a career is on the rise. Despite some of the negative stereotypes in the media, more males are looking at nursing as their profession of choice. The biggest reasons for choosing this profession are career stability and availability of work across the country. Read more about why men are joining the nursing ranks.

  3. Where the Jobs Are: Nursing Career Expert Donna Cardillo Looks at the Market

  4. Donna Cardillo is one of the “go-to” experts on nursing careers. We were fortunate enough to interview Cardillo and ask her where she sees the most opportunities for nurses outside of the hospital. Read on to learn her insights on career avenues for nurses.

  5. What Will the Nurse of the Future Look Like?

  6. Everyone wants to know what’s going to happen next, and nurses are no exception. In this article we peered 10-, 20- and 50-years into the future to see where nurses might be working and how their roles might change. Take a look, if you dare.

  7. Current Trends in Nursing for 2015

  8. Staying up-to-date on what’s happening in the field is important for any nurse. In fact we saved you some of the legwork by researching and compiling the most applicable trends in health care and in nursing. Read on only if you want to be in-the-know.

  9. Nurse Preceptor: A Vital Role

  10. Preceptors help new nurses bridge the gap between nursing school and working in a hospital. Effective preceptors have been linked to reduced nurse turnover and increased patient safety. Learn more about what it takes to be an effective nurse preceptor.

  11. Key Ethical Principles of Nursing

  12. Nursing ethics are the foundation of what nurses do. Think you know your nonmaleficence from your beneficence? Read on to test your knowledge.

  13. Ace the Nurse Manager Interview!

  14. We’re not surprised this article ranked in the Top 10. Preparation is the key to a successful interview. In this article, learn more how to best prepare for a nurse manager interview, including the top interview questions asked by employers.

  15. For Nurses: Is a 12-Hour Shift Better Than an 8-Hour Work Schedule?

  16. The debate over shift lengths has been raging since the 12-hour shift was introduced in the 1970s. But what is the effect of 12-hour shifts on nurses and on patients? Read on to learn what the latest research reveals.

  17. Save the Date! A List of Essential Nursing Conferences

  18. Want to escape winter and head for sunny Florida? This is a great page to bookmark and refer back to when you’re planning what conferences you’ll attend in the coming year. Start making plans now!

    And the most-read article of the year is…

  19. Highest Paying Jobs for Nurses

  20. A comprehensive survey of the nursing specialties with the highest salaries. Take a look and see if your career is listed.

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