Across the country there seems to be two primary battlegrounds in the fight against the COVID-19 virus. The first battleground is within walls of the hospitals where nurses provide cutting-edge care for the patients diagnosed with COVID-19. The second battleground is less glamorous but vitally important and is found within the walls of the testing…

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We see the unforgettable scenes play out on our television sets each night. Scenes that appear to be the brain-child of some Hollywood producer, certainly not accurate portrayals of the reality facing places like New York or New Orleans. However, the unsettling truth is that there are healthcare facilities that currently lack the healthcare capacity…

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I am sure by now you have seen some of the images circulating of families unable to visit their loved ones in long-term care facilities. This is arguably the most vulnerable population when it comes to fighting disease and illness of any kind, especially the COVID-19 virus. The nursing professionals and other healthcare staff are…

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Everyone knows the story of Superman and his alias Clark Kent.  There was such a contrast in his life as he displayed super-human strength in his noble efforts to save the city of Metropolis, and then worked as a common, news reporter, capturing Lois Lane’s heart, and enjoying the normalcy of life outside of the…

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“Nursing is an art: and if it is to be made an art, it requires an exclusive devotion as hard a preparation as any painter’s or sculptor’s work; for what is the having to do with dead canvas or dead marble, compared with having to do with the living body, the temple of God’s spirit?…

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The Arkansas Center for Nursing is committed to collecting and reporting data regarding the nursing workforce in Arkansas. We will soon begin to publish regular updates on the state of the nursing workforce. Check back often to stay up-to-date with the latest news and trends in the nursing profession.

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