Flu Season is the Worst in Nearly a Decade

Nationally, the number of people falling ill with flu is increasing and the hospitalization rate for flu victims has just jumped. Dr. Daniel B. Jernigan, Director of the C.D.C.’s influenza division, said during a telephone news conference that it is … Continued

Is now the time to continue your education?

Making a 4-year degree a requirement for Registered Nurses has been discussed before, and there have been many organizations that are proponents of this change. The “BSN in 10” initiative has been supported and fueled by The Institute of Medicine, … Continued

Remember HIPPA and its Meaning

Recently there were disturbing posts from a Naval Medical Facility in Jacksonville, FL. In these posts there were photos of medical personnel (not nurses) with newborn children – bad enough that the children’s identities were revealed, they were being disrespectful … Continued

It’s Flu Season

Getting a flu shot should be as much a part of your fall activities as pumpkin picking and trick-or-treating! The flu is a highly communicable disease that can range from a mild inconvenience to a life-threatening situation. Vaccinations protect the … Continued

A Wonderful Experience

Just last week ATC Healthcare Services exhibited at the ENA (Emergency Nurses Association) National Conference in St Louis, MO. The opportunity to mix and mingle with Emergency Room Nurses and clients was fabulous. We had over 400 visitors to our … Continued

Can a nurse work from home?

Your immediate reaction to this could be no way, how could a nurse whose job is to care for patients do this remotely? Well it isn’t only possible – there are a few avenues that nurses who want the flexibility … Continued

Oh the Places You’ll Go!

Messages from Dr. Suess are helpful throughout life. Who knew his magical books could apply so aptly to the nursing profession? Whether you became a nurse years ago or are thinking about entering this profession today – your possibilities are endless. … Continued