Posts Tagged‘healthcare’

How to Succeed with Ongoing Nursing Education

Nursing can be an excellent career. Top-level nurses make six-figure salaries, some can even open their own clinics, and they can be hired in a variety of settings (medical and not). To become a high-level nurse, however, takes many, many years of dedication. Most nurses today don’t take time off from their careers to tackle their nursing education in a full-time capacity, either.  This is because working while you study allows you to financially support yourself and your loved ones.  It’s a great way forward, but it does mean that your education takes longer. Therefore, you need to know how…

Healthcare in South Africa – Major Challenges Ahead

While South Africa is not classified as a ‘developing nation’ but rather as an NIC (Newly Industrialized Country) it still faces many of the same issues and challenges of a developing nation, especially in the realm of healthcare. There are a number of reasons for this, many of which are financial but the healthcare challenges are nowhere felt as badly as in the profession of nursing. Oddly, you hear more about the shortage of nurses than you do the shortage of doctors. This would probably be one of the biggest challenges South Africa faces today. Great Education Ends There Some…