June 2009: Burn Patient Comes Full Circle as RN

June 2009: Burn Patient Comes Full Circle as RN

From the Editor Penny Poole, RN, CNOR, this month’s Student in the Spotlight, was severely burned as an infant and spent most of a year in the hospital under the care of a plastic surgeon, receiving multiple skin grafts. Her family later told her she used to...
April 2009: 8 Tips for Establishing Your RNFA Practice

April 2009: 8 Tips for Establishing Your RNFA Practice

From the Editor NIFA Graduate Donna Howerton has built a successful practice as an independent CRNFA for the past 10 years. She is our featured “Spotlight” profile below and has kindly distilled her experience into 8 Tips for Establishing Your RN First...
March 2009: How One Busy RNFA Stays Organized

March 2009: How One Busy RNFA Stays Organized

From the Editor How One Busy RNFA Stays Organized   The other day I was talking with Nicola Hawkinson, RN, RNFA, NP, about some articles she’s going to develop for the NIFA Surgical e-News about her specialty, spine surgery. You’ll be hearing more...
January 2009: Cherry-picking Your Next Job

January 2009: Cherry-picking Your Next Job

From the Editor The new year is a good time to take a look around you, appreciate the things that are working well, and see if there are some changes you’d like to make. In that spirit, here are tips for approaching a job shift . . . plus medical news and NIFA...