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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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    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 »

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  Coming up with healthy breakfast ideas is taxing enough, but making sure they’re of the “quick-to-fix” and “garb-and-go” variety can really limit your choices. The last thing you feel like doing after a long 12 hour shift is getting creative in the kitchen. However, breakfast is the most important meal of the day and… Read more »

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  Ask any experienced nurse what they think about the way television portrays nurse life and they will likely laugh out loud. Flip through the popular medical dramas of today to see nurses having illicit affairs, clandestine moments in the elevator, stairwell, empty OR, or office. Watch these dramas unfold to portray surgeons chatting amiably… Read more »

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  Finding life balance as a nurse can be a difficult job. The shift swings, the cancellations, the influx of patients at any given time all lead to a good deal of stress. Add to that the continual changes in protocols, the training classes, and increasing administrative duties and it’s no wonder nurses regularly succumb… Read more »

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      The nursing profession has never been more well respected than it is today and nurses have no intention of going back to the old ways. The formidable presence of nurses serves a desperate need. From nursing assistant providing basic care, to RN’s specialized in areas of medicine, to nurse-educators, to nurse practitioners,… Read more »

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Infection control is essential in healthcare facilities of all kinds. Waging a war on bugs is necessary, but can be difficult in certain situations and at certain times of the year. Cold and flu season can wreak havoc on classrooms, make it difficult to go to work, and render the afflicted individual feeling pretty horrible…. Read more »

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  Whether you’re providing humanitarian aid in a foreign country, offering help amid the recovery after a natural disaster at home, or working as a military nurse in an active war zone, nursing in crisis requires a special kind of skill you won’t learn until you’re in the thick of it. Not even the most… Read more »

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Wearable devices are a huge trend right now. It seems as though anywhere you go these days you spot those tell-tale bands encircling the rests of nearly everyone around you. From teens to the AARP set, fitness trackers are all the rage. These handy dandy wearable pieces of technology can track the steps you take,… Read more »