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  Becoming a nurse practitioner (NP) can be achieved in a number of ways. All NP’s are registered nurses who have advanced their education to earn a masters of science in nursing, at minimum. Some nurse practitioners go on to earn a graduate degree in their field of specialty such as geriatrics, pediatrics, gynecology, and… Read more »

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Whether you operate a full-service healthcare facility, or a small medical practice, there are some key business benefits to hiring temporary medical staff. The most obvious benefit is to your bottom line, however what was once thought of as availing yourself of sub-par “placeholders” with a negative stigma attached has now become a practical, if… 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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The amazing benefits of being a travel nurse are priceless-especially for those who crave change and adventure. Changing landscapes and settings, being exposed to entirely new skillsets and protocols, and the freedom to explore, learn, and experience people, places and lifestyle beyond the familiar is an adventure you’ll remember and treasure forever. 6 Enticing Benefits… 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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Both the nurse practitioner and physicians assistant are an integral part of the solution to the growing healthcare crisis in the United States. Both NP’s and PA’s provide cost-effective patient care, preventative care, and health promotion through community outreach programs. Both are established clinicians and both must complete a masters program and be certified in… 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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  Nursing jobs are anything but routine. There’s no doubt a career in nursing offers plenty of diverse opportunity. You can opt to work in a specialized field in a hospital, clinic or medical office and you’ll have job security for your entire career. The field of nursing is evolving every day and nurses are… 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 »