Nursing@Georgetown Blog


Nurses Most Respected Profession for 11th Year

A yearly poll that tracks public opinions of various professions finds nurses to be the most ethical and honest profession for the 11th year, with 81 percent of respondents in a Gallup survey ranking them as “very high” or “high.”

Nurses have been the highest ranked profession for 11 out of 12 years. “The consistently most positively rated professions, including...

Nurse Educator Program Now Accepting Applications

Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies is now accepting applications for its Nurse Educator program — delivered online through Nursing@Georgetown. This new program will offer graduates the opportunity to impact the education of future nurses at all levels...

Nursing License Map: New Resource for Nurses

The Nursing License Map, brought to you by Nursing@Georgetown, is a Web site that launched last week as a free resource available to the general public.

Nursing@Georgetown has been working with developers and a team dedicated to exploring the world of nursing licensure to bring this resource...

Survey Finds Growth in Hiring for Advanced Practitioners

A new survey of health professionals finds that internal and family medicine are the top priorities for hiring over the next year, with a focus on advanced practitioners.

The survey, conducted by the American Medical Group Association and Cejka Search, a health care recruitment firm, is conducted...

IOM Report Examines Role of Nursing in U.S. Health Care System

A report released last fall by the Institute of Medicine highlights growing opportunities for nurses in the country’s health care system. As the largest segment of the health care workforce, nurses are involved in almost every part of the care and services provided to patients. For nurses...

HRSA Administrator Sees Growth Opportunities for Nurses Nationwide

Opportunities for nurses interested in preventive care and community- based wellness are growing due to the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in March 2010, according to an article by the Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)...