What Is Integrated Technology? (Part 1)

Technology has transformed our world, and new innovations appear at dizzying speed. Since part of Husson University’s mission is to prepare students for careers in current and emerging fields, delivering a degree program that enables students to thrive in the IT industry was a natural fit. A Changing Name for a Changing Field While the… Read more »

34 Tech Terms Every Business Leader Should Know

A full integration of business and technology defines today’s commercial landscape. Successful business leaders know this and seek to understand the technology systems that make it possible for their companies to operate. To improve communication and maximize efficiency, business leaders should acquire at least a basic working vocabulary of computer tech terms. Technology Terms for… Read more »

The Elevator Pitch Example You’ve Always Needed

The ability to cultivate professional contacts is a key competency in the world of business. Enter the “elevator pitch,” a tried-and-true networking tool that is crucial for any successful business leader to master. What Is an Elevator Pitch? Elevator pitches are beneficial because they allow speakers to quickly and succinctly explain to others who they… Read more »

The Mentor and Mentee Relationship

“Mentoring is a brain to pick, an ear to listen, and a push in the right direction.” -John C. Crosby Regardless of whether they are seasoned leaders or entry-level workers, all business professionals can benefit from advice and counsel. Mentor and mentee relationships help individuals, at various stages of their careers, learn, grow and excel… Read more »

Help Your Team Succeed: Mastering the Art of Constructive Feedback

The ability to encourage growth in others is a crucial skill for any manager. While many managers find the practice challenging, constructive feedback is ultimately one of the best competencies a manager can master to improve employee performance. What Is Constructive Feedback? Offering constructive feedback means giving an employee criticism in a way that encourages… Read more »

Beneficence Nursing and Ethics

“Ethics is knowing the difference between what you have a right to do and what is right to do.” – Potter Stewart, former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ethical practice is a foundation of modern nursing. Effective nurses don’t just demonstrate medical competence. They adhere to certain moral principles and professional standards. One of these principles,… Read more »

The History and Application of Nursing Ethics

Excellent nurses possess character as well as competence. As a profession that marries medical training with interpersonal connection, nursing is a discipline where difficult ethical dilemmas are commonplace. For nurses to successfully make decisions that impact the lives of others, they must obtain an in-depth understanding of healthcare ethics. Ethics in Nursing According to Nursing… Read more »

Categorizing Care: A Guide to Nursing Interventions

Interventions are the backbone of nursing. The term describes any action nurses may take to improve the health and comfort of their patients. For those considering advancement in the field, nursing interventions are a crucial concept to master. What Is a Nursing Intervention? According to the Journal of Nursing Education, nursing interventions can be described… Read more »

Leadership in Nursing: Becoming a Charge Nurse

“Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.” -Albert Schweitzer Charge nurses fill a unique role. As caretakers, supervisors, liaisons and point people, these professionals balance the responsibility found in managerial roles with the medical competencies of registered nurses (RNs). For those considering a career in this exciting field,… Read more »

Introduction to Evidence Based Practice in Nursing

 “If I have seen further, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.” -Sir Isaac Newton Best practices are the backbone of effective nursing. For nurses to succeed in their work, it is crucial for them to understand what procedures are most supported by research-based evidence and to continue learning as these conclusions change…. Read more »