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Physician and Nurse Suicide: A Dire Reality in Need of Attention

Physicians and nurses provide invaluable services to society and are subject to significant work-related stress. Healthcare would be impossible without an enormous medical and nursing workforce consistently repopulated by earnest students seeking to enter these respected professions.  However, when exploring the stress experienced by nurses and doctors, it is elucidated

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Nursing Industry

Tending to the Elderly’s Specific Needs During COVID-19

The elderly patient population perpetually faces great challenge in most every aspect of life, health, and well-being, and the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted seniors in ways that are still being studied. As empathic, clinically savvy, and highly skilled clinicians, nurses who interface with senior citizens can truly make a

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Nursing Industry

Clustering care with COVID-19 Patients

Clustering care is one of many techniques for improving time management and reducing fatigue for the patients. It can work well to reduce fatigue for the nurses as well and ensure efficiency. It has also taken center stage in 2020 for nurses working on COVID-19 units to reduce their exposure

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Career

Choosing the Nurse Practitioner Path

A common thread among the current classes of nursing students is either becoming a bedside nurse or choosing the Nurse Practitioner path. Both of course are exciting careers and offer nurses many options to specialize along the way, or to follow a broader path of general med-surg. Thousands of new

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Nursing Industry

The Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic on Fall Precautions

Many patients who are recovering from the novel Coronavirus (SARS-2-COVID-19) find themselves in a precarious situation. After being bedbound for a few days, weeks, or even months, have discovered their muscles will have atrophied and they will need to strengthen them and learn to stand alone and walk all over

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Nursing Industry

Recognizing and Responding to Nurse Anxiety in Difficult Times

No matter where you serve as a nurse, difficult times will occur and anxiety can manifest in both yourself and your colleagues. Thus, being able to recognize and respond to anxiety is a skill that can provide much needed calm amidst the storms of healthcare and life in the 21st century.

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Nursing Students

How New Nurses Can Handle Job Shortages During COVID-19

A lack of available nursing jobs seems unlikely during a pandemic. But healthcare institutions are in a lurch as they limit the number of patients seen per day and cancel elective procedures. With less cash available to hire new nurses, and less need for additional staff, hospitals are furloughing nurses

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Career

Should Nurses Receive Hazard Pay During COVID-19?

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, hazard pay is defined as “additional pay for performing hazardous duty or work involving physical hardship. Work duty that causes extreme physical discomfort and distress which is not adequately alleviated by protective devices is deemed to impose a physical hardship.”  In terms of the

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Travel Nurses

The Benefits of Travel Nursing

What a year 2020 has been! While we’re facing the COVID pandemic, let’s not forget that is still the Year of the Nurse and Midwife and more than ever, the focus is on nurses and nursing careers. This will hopefully have a positive impact on recruiting many more young people

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Nursing Industry

Nursing Like You Mean It

Nursing is a profession that calls for grace under pressure, calm amidst the storm, critical thinking, the art of caregiving, and a scientific mind. For nurses who feel the call, other aspects that reign supreme include collaboration, empathy, communication, and emotional and relational intelligence. So when we consider the concept

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