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Healthcare Workers Say They’ll Be Fired If They Wear Their Own Masks

Patricia Salber, MD, MBA - 4/1/2020 - 1

Healthcare workers who risk their lives by showing up for work are being threatened with firing for trying to protect themselves with their own masks.

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A Nurse’s Guide for Staying Healthy When Viruses are Circulating

Jennifer Landis - 3/5/2020 - 2

Nurses are at risk of catching cold and flu bugs because of their close proximity to sick patients. Here are some tips for nurses to help reduce that risk.

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Healthy Eating Tips for Nurses & Doctors Who Work Long Hours

Adela Ellis, BSN, RN - 8/16/2019 - 4

Fast food options and easy access to processed foods make nearly impossible for doctors and nurses working long hours to develop a healthy eating routine.

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Healthcare Recruiting in the Age of Technology

Noah Rue - 8/8/2019 - 0

Cutting-edge technology can improve the efficiency and cost of healthcare recruiting for HR departments as well as candidates.

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How Technology is Changing Nursing Practice for the Better

Elaine Francis, RGN - 5/21/2019 - 1

Technology is changing nursing practice, making it easier to acquire patient data. One possible benefit: nurses may be freed up for more time with patients.

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Here are 9 Strategies to Help Build a Strong Nursing Team

Deborah Swanson - 4/11/2019 - 1

It takes teamwork to provide good patient care, but developing teams can be hard work. Here are 9 strategies that will help you build a strong nursing team.

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Nurses: Here are 13 Easy Things to Do to Relieve Stress

Adela Ellis, BSN, RN - 3/28/2019 - 0

High stress levels permeate nursing and other healthcare professions perhaps more than any other type of work environment. Here are some tips that may help.

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The Growing Demand for Nurses in a Variety of Roles

Veronica Bucher - 2/3/2019 - 4

Nurses are in demand and there are plenty of alternative careers for them to put their skills to good use outside the hospital walls.

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Nursing Errors Led to My Son’s Unexpected Death

Victoria Ireland - 8/20/2018 - 15

Nursing errors and the unmonitored use of patient-controlled analgesia led to the unexpected death of a mother’s only child. It could have been prevented.

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In Primary Care, Who Gets Sued and Why?

David B. Troxel, MD - 4/2/2018 - 0

Because nurse practitioners (NPs) are growing in importance as providers of primary care, The Doctors Company analyzed malpractice claims against NPs and compared them with primary care physicians to see if there were any differences in malpractice liability patterns. The study has important implications for primary care practices utilizing NPs.

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Nursing is One of America’s Most Dangerous Jobs

Jennifer Landis - 2/25/2017 - 15

A recent report called nursing one of the most dangerous jobs in America. Here are some of the reasons why and tips on what you can do to make their lives better.

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The Most Important Factors When Choosing a Primary Care Provider

Edgar Wilson - 2/12/2017 - 5

If communication fosters a strong relationship and yields results that satisfy patients, it shouldn’t matter if the provider is male, female, doctor or nurse.

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