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9 Tips to Ace a Nursing Career Fair This Wednesday, January 22, 40 employers will be on site to recruit nurse externs, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, and nurse leaders. Here's a preview of the organizations you'll meet: Boston Children's, Children's National, Johns Hopkins, Northwestern, Providence Health and Services, Rush, Seattle Children's, and Yale.
Nurse anesthetists: Leading the way in DNP education News and World Report's:. Watch the video to learn more about where nurse anesthetists lead. Sydnee Logan is the Social Media and Digital Content Coordinator for Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. She shares what's going on with the world.
From a Dentist to the Stars to Koala-Saving Vets: The Best Instagram Accounts to Follow in Healthcare for 2020 A picture says a thousand words, or in the case of our best accounts to follow, hundreds of thousands. From Dentist to the Stars Gabe Rosenthal, to an Australian Veterinarian who is saving Koala bears during Australia's insane wildfires.
LGBTQ+ Health Disparities LGBTQ+ people of all ages, races and ethnicities, religions, and social classes have experienced health inequalities.
A Sense of Meaninglessness and Disconnectedness: Addressing Spiritual Distress Among Cancer Survivors In "Assessing and Managing Spiritual Distress in Cancer Survivorship" in the January issue of AJN, Timiya Nolan and colleagues explore the concept of spiritual distress and its impact on a person's quality of life.
How China Plans on Reducing the Price of Care China has officially become the world's largest economy based on Purchasing Power Parity, according to the International Monetary Fund. For centuries, China has remained relatively isolated from the rest of the world in terms of trade, but now the doors are wide open.
Harvard and USD Graduate Dr. Jonny Kim is Headed to NASA Doctor Jonny Kim comes with his fair share of accomplishments. He's been considered one of the brightest and most valuable minds in the medical industry, and now he's headed to outer space. Kim has completed more than 100 active duty tours throughout the Middle East during his time as a special operations sniper in the Navy.
30 Night Shift Memes For Nurses Nurses, here are some funny and relatable night shift memes. Night shift work is all part of nursing work. Sometimes, you get a day shift and sometimes you get night shift. Funnily enough, most outsiders think that the night shift is a more quiet time for nurses.
NHS funding bill enters Parliament The bill will enshrine in law an extra £33.9 billion every year by 2024 for the NHS to transform care. The bill will include a 'double-lock' commitment that places a legal duty on both the Secretary of State and the Treasury to uphold this minimum level of NHS revenue funding over the next 4 years.
UK Government tackles heart disease with new partnership The UK Government has announced its intent to pursue an innovative new collaboration with pharmaceutical company Novartis aimed at tackling the major world health challenge of cardiovascular disease, as well as bringing meaningful investment to the UK's world-class life sciences sector.
Improving Common Issues in the U.S. Healthcare System's Laboratory Diagnostic Sector Continuously working to improve the system we use to diagnose patient illnesses will help everyone get the treatment they need as quickly as possible.
Looking Back to Look Forward: Top Health, Nursing, Policy, and Clinical Practice News of 2019 Looking Back to Look Forward: Top Health, Nursing, Policy, and Clinical Practice News of 2019.
When my patient's son pulled up my Instagram account Nurses on social media can be a wonderful thing. It can help build your brand, connect you with others, and even further your career. But depending on how you use social media, it could harm you. I was working in critical care. It was the day shift and I had just finished my morning med pass and assessments.
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Working Around the Clock: What Happens to Your Body as the Hours Go By If you work as a nurse, you're probably all too familiar with long shifts. Nurses typically work in shifts that can last anywhere between 8 and 12 hours. While many nurses tend to stick to a 40-hour week schedule, long nights, emergencies, and shift swaps can easily push that number to 55 hours a week or more.
Succession Planning: Keeping Knowledge and Expertise in the Workplace The healthcare industry needs reliable, capable leaders as it weathers a period of great change. As the cost of care continues to rise, new healthcare technology comes on the market.
New heart disease drug to be made available for NHS patients Up to 30,000 lives could be saved over the next decade thanks to a proposed pioneering government collaboration with pharmaceutical company Novartis to tackle heart disease - a leading cause of death in the UK.
'I'm being asked to take bloods while patients are on the floor' Nurse tells of stress of staffing corridors around A&E, leaving wards dangerously short.
Safety fears as hospitals redeploy nurses to care for patients in corridors Overcrowding forces ward staff to spend part of shift looking after patients without a bed.
Patients get same-day appointments with local pharmacists Since the scheme began 114,275 patients with minor illnesses or who needed medicines were referred to a local pharmacist. The appointments involved:. CPCS is funded as part of the £2.592 billion per year agreed in the community pharmacy 5-year contract.
5 Ways To Improve Your Patient Advocacy Skills As A Nurse Be that advocate for them. You've got this. Author Bio.
Complexity Leadership, Communication, & Outcomes - Consider the Butterfly Effect! There are all sorts of communication-related skills that contribute to positive or adverse events in healthcare that can be explained at least in part by this property. Human Factors, Leadership, and Communication involve human interactions. They are also long-standing root causes of sentinel events.
13 Best HIIT Workouts For Weight Loss Are you considering trying HIIT workouts for weight loss? Many nurses shy away from physical exercise because a nurse's work is already physically draining. Still, real exercise powers you up rather than drains so movement from work may not actually count as exercise.
A&E staff 'despair' as NHS delays are at their worst ever level Doctors and nurses say the pressure to treat people quickly can ‘haunt’ them.
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