Nursing@Georgetown Blog

Twenty Nursing Scholarships You Can Apply to This Spring Break

There is no shortage of opportunities for nurses, students, and practitioners to receive financial support to supplement the cost of education, research, or professional development. This is a list of financial aid resources, scholarships, and grant opportunities available to both students and practicing professionals hoping to continue their education.

How Will the Nurse Shortage Affect Your State?

Nursing@Georgetown created the following infographic —based on data from a 2014 HRSA report, “The Future of the Nursing Workforce: National- and State-Level Projections, 2012-2025 ” — to help illustrate which states will need more nurses over the next decade.

Sitting or Standing, You’re At Risk [Infographic]

Are you sitting right now? How long has it been since you last left your desk? If you work at a computer, it’s easy to spend more time sitting than you should. Nurses across the country and around the world, have the opposite problem: being on your feet all day has several consequences...

How Will Telemedicine Impact the Future of Health Care?

Telemedicine, or telehealth, involves real-time communication between a patient and a doctor, Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), or other provider. It can be used to treat chronic conditions and for remote patient monitoring, medical education, and specialist consultations.

Childbirth Options Explored

Unnecessary medical interventions during labor are putting women at risk, according to a 2015 report from the National Partnership for Women & Families. This means that it's important for women to consider their expectations for childbirth and to let those expectations guide their decisions. They should fully consider who will provide care and where that care will take place.

Our Growing Resistance to Antibiotics [Infographic]

According to the CDC, approximately 2 million people are diagnosed with antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections annually around the country, and at least 23,000 die due to these infections. In this piece, we'll discuss sources of exposure, trends in resistance, and what primary care providers can do to support proper and effective antibiotic use.