Happy Hanukah!
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3M ago
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Enter Sheec’s Holiday Healthcare Giveaway!
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3M ago
It’s that wonderful time of the year, and we’re here to make it even more special for our incredible community of nurses and healthcare professionals. Sheec Socks is spreading some holiday cheer with an exclusive Nursing Holiday Giveaway that you won’t want to miss! Why ComFits? Let’s talk comfort – and we mean serious, all-day comfort. Sheec’s ComFits are not just socks; they’re your perfect companions for those demanding shifts. Picture this: a bundle of 4 pairs, each catering to different rises and colors, ensuring you’re not just comfortable but stylish too. How to Score Your Bundle Enter ..read more
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Check Out The Nursing Beat
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4M ago
I was recently introduced to a new daily emailed (M-F) nursing  newsletter. You should check out The Nursing Beat! To be honest, I was skeptical, and I’m not always fond of daily emails. However, I have to say I was pleasantly surprised. They have some interesting information and cover some relevant topics to keep nurses informed and up to date. I wish them success and look forward to reading what they have to say. It’s FREE. Check it out and subscribe. Full disclosure… the link places me in their queue for thank you gifts for spreading the word about the newsletter. Get your own link fre ..read more
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Have a Happy and Safe Halloween!
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4M ago
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Navigating the 7 Ethical Dilemmas in Hospice Care
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4M ago
Introduction Hospice care serves as a unique specialty of nursing by focusing on providing comfort and support to patients nearing the end of their lives. While deeply fulfilling, this field presents nurses with an array of ethical dilemmas that require thoughtful consideration and empathy. In this article, we will explore the 7 ethical dilemmas in hospice care and discuss effective strategies for managing them. Truth-Telling and Patient Autonomy In healthcare ethics, one of the fundamental principles is respecting patient autonomy. However, the dilemma of truth-telling often arises in hospic ..read more
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All shift long nurses use critical thinking skills
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by admin
5M ago
Every day, all shift long, nurses are using critical thinking skills in their job no matter where they work. The stronger those skills are, the higher the quality of care they provide to their patients. Even from the start of the shift and prioritizing the tasks at hand, the ability to problem-solve and make decisions on the fly are critical to each of the nurse’s assigned patients and to those s/he will interact with for other nurses throughout the shift. As nurses know, everything can turn on a dime without warning. Some things are never anticipated such as falls and codes and other inciden ..read more
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Soft Skills vs Hard Skills — What’s the Difference?
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5M ago
We often hear a lot about soft skills vs hard skills today. What’s the difference and how do they apply to the nursing profession? Both are required for nurses to provide quality care to patients. They are also very different by definition. Soft skills are basically innate personality traits  such as interpersonal (people) skills and behaviors. Soft skills are very difficult to learn or to perfect. Hard skills are learned skills and often defined as specific abilities and skills that enable a person to excel in a profession. Nurses need to have strong communication skills, work well with ..read more
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What to Look for in a Staffing Agency, and How to Hire Reliable Employees
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6M ago
In today’s fast-paced world, finding the right employees for your educational institution can be a daunting task. That’s where an educational staffing agency can be a lifesaver. These agencies specialize in connecting educational institutions with qualified, reliable professionals who can make a significant impact on your organization. In this article, we’ll delve into the world of educational staffing agencies, exploring what they offer, what to look for when choosing one, and how to hire the best employees through these agencies. The Role of Educational Staffing Agencies Bridging the Gap Ed ..read more
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A Male Nurse’s Insight into Healthcare Misogyny
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8M ago
As a male nurse, I find myself in a unique position within a profession often associated with female caregivers. It’s the perspective that has opened my eyes to the nuances of gender-based treatment by doctors and patients within the healthcare industry. Simply put, I’ve noticed that my female colleagues and I aren’t always treated the same way, despite performing the same duties with equal levels of expertise and dedication. This bias against women in healthcare has been ingrained in medicine since Ancient Greece; medicine has absorbed and enforced socially constructed gender divisions at ev ..read more
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New Grad Nurse Season
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8M ago
Although nurses graduate each term, May and June remain known for new grad nurse season. Congratulations to all the new grads whether you be total newbies or seasoned nurses with a higher education degree.  Welcome to the nursing family You are all so very needed! For the newbies, the NCLEX is next for RN’s and LPN/LVNs. Time to hit the books again. My best advice for this has always been to join a study group. It worked well for me and I’ve always encouraged it. Each person picks a topic or specialty and after great research, presents it to the group. There are many great study guides av ..read more
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