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Today’s healthcare industry is fast-paced and patient care is involved. It’s not always easy to be preemptive when leadership is needed. And not everyone is cut out to be a strong nurse leader. When you have a staff nurse who shows leadership qualities it’s typically a real boon for your healthcare organization. Leadership is a… Read more »

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All predictions for the flu this season are dire. Even those healthcare workers who proactively took charge of their health by getting a flu shot aren’t fully protected from this seasons raging virus. And, as expected, many of those health agencies “in the know” are sounding the alarm for a rough season ahead. The flu… Read more »

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The effort to build and retain talent in your hospital or medical facility is crucial. Not only for the success of your business but also for the care of those who count on you: your patients. In such a competitive and unpredictable marketplace as healthcare it can be difficult to recruit new talent, let alone… Read more »

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Travel nursing can be an exciting opportunity for nurses to experience new places, meet people from all walks of life, and hone skills otherwise gone stale. Travel nursing can also be financially lucrative and immensely rewarding. Meeting the needs of patients who may have otherwise gone without medical attention, helping local staff cope with budget… Read more »

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Nursing can be an incredibly rewarding career, no matter the venue. However nursing volunteers in countries most desperately in need of healthcare are reaping the satisfaction of enormous fulfillment, even under dire circumstances. Aiding in countries hardest hit by poverty, natural disasters and disease often provides concrete evidence that what nursing volunteers are doing is… Read more »

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        There’s no disputing the nursing shortage crisis that exists in the US, but we do seem to be headed for a disaster if it isn’t remedied very soon. Nursing is one of the most noble of professions, and one to which many good and nurturing individuals feel called. Unfortunately there is… Read more »

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  One constant in the medical world is change and those changes are coming for physical therapists across the United States. The Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy is preparing to launch their 2018 (first time ever) Licensure Compact. This is a way for those licensed in physical therapy, such as physical therapists or… Read more »

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Setting goals is a fundamental component to achieving longterm success in any career or personal endeavor. For those in nursing understanding your objectives and setting nursing goals is instrumental in helping you stay the course. All too often those in nursing can become overwhelmed by the demands of coworkers, patients, and ever-changing shifts. It’s difficult… Read more »

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    The changing roles nurses play in today’s healthcare industry are ever-evolving. Medical facility employees must adapt to the healthcare dynamic of the day, with nursing staff changing roles on a dime and still keeping the need for quality patient care their primary duty. Anyone in nursing today must be prepared as job descriptions… Read more »

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Humanizing healthcare puts the patient at the center of their own experience. And rightfully so. While politicians and senior level executives decide what changes they would like to make to our healthcare in the United States, those individuals on the front line, who actually work with patients on a personal level, are more adept at… Read more »