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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 »

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    Ethical concerns for nurses and other healthcare professionals can arise at any given time. Addressing your concerns can be a little bit tricky. You certainly don’t want to step on the toes-nor wishes-of your patients and their families, however you do have a professional responsibility to adhere to a certain code of ethics…. Read more »

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  The demand for Allied Health professionals has never been greater. These medical professionals are part of the team that provides patients with a means to carry out a thorough care plan. The need to build this medical support group in clinics, hospitals and nursing care facilities creates ample opportunities for those who work as… Read more »

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Becoming the medical facility of choice in the area in which you serve ensures the success of your healthcare facility. One word from a disgruntled patient or family member can do irreparable damage to your facility’s reputation. A glowing review leads to a golden reputation securing your spot as the preferred facility. In order to… Read more »

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Maintaining a medical facility, whether in a large metropolis or a minimally populated rural setting, requires a vigilant presence. Many factors go into making your medical facility successful. The most important goal is quality patient care. Although rather obvious-sounding, quality patient care is the result of the combined efforts of many facets of your medical… Read more »

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Developing clinical leadership is essential to the success of patient care and management in all facets of healthcare. These clinical leadership roles must be filled and maintained by employees who exhibit the optimum in both their ability to adapt to the circumstances and maintain an influence over coworkers, including team members and management. In your… Read more »