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Healthy Living Tips for Nurses

Posted by Paula Phillips, RN on May 5, 2017 10:03:43 AM

The life of being a nurse can be both rewarding and challenging and all in the same day.  We are honored to witness some of the happiest, as well as some of the saddest, times in a person’s life.  This in itself can have an impact on us: We are human, with amazing hearts full of love, compassion and empathy.  How we view these situations can shape our future both personally and professionally. 

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Topics: Healthcare, Nursing, Nursing Perspectives, Nurses Week

Women in Healthcare Leadership: What Hospitals Can Do to Close the Gender Gap

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Oct 17, 2016 9:52:07 AM

Although women represent more than 75 percent of the U.S. healthcare workforce, they hold just 12 percent of hospital CEO positions. How can organizations address this gap in healthcare leadership? New research reveals key insights from successful female CEOs, and hospitals are stepping up with programs to help women lean into their careers.

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Topics: Healthcare, Nursing, Nursing Perspectives, Nursing Leadership

Survey: Nurse Practitioners Highly Satisfied, Embrace Autonomy of Role

Posted by Parallon Workforce Solutions on Aug 3, 2016 12:13:41 PM

According to a recent Nurse.com survey, more than 92 percent of nurse practitioners would recommend the role to other nurses.

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Topics: Nursing, Nursing Perspectives, Nursing Leadership

Inside Look: A New Side of the Nursing Profession in America

Posted by Paula Phillips, RN on Jul 29, 2016 11:00:00 AM

At some point in our life each of us will encounter a nurse, whether it be as a patient or as a loved one. And that one encounter can mean the difference between suffering and peace; between chaos and order. Nurses matter.

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Topics: Nursing, Nursing Perspectives, Nursing Leadership

Making an Impact in the World of Healthcare

Posted by Paula Phillips, RN on Jun 27, 2016 11:08:34 AM

Being noble is defined as having, showing, or coming from personal qualities that people admire (such as honesty, generosity, courage, etc.) There are a few noble professions in this world. Caring for the health and well-being of others is certainly one of them. 

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Topics: Healthcare, Nursing, Nursing Perspectives

Special Nurse.com Series "The Healer's Journey" Explores Nurse Perspectives Amid Mass Casualty Situations

Posted by Parallon Workforce Solutions on Jun 23, 2016 11:42:38 AM

Nurse.com recently published a compelling, three-part series that explores the impact of secondary trauma on healthcare workers as a result of exposure to mass casualty situations. 

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Topics: Nursing, Nursing Perspectives

Teamwork in Nursing: Top 4 Ways to Be a Key Contributor in Your Unit

Posted by Parallon Workforce Solutions on Jun 21, 2016 9:14:42 AM

Nurses are employed to care for sick or wounded patients. But when nurses band together for the good of their patients, their care is twice as effective.

Here are Rasmussen College's top for tips toward becoming a key contributor:

 

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Topics: Nursing, Nursing Perspectives, Nursing Leadership

POLL: Which Location Best Describes Your Perfect Travel Nursing Destination?

Posted by Parallon Workforce Solutions on Jun 9, 2016 11:33:52 AM
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Topics: Nursing, Nursing Perspectives, Travel Nursing

Feature: 24 Hours as a NICU Nurse

Posted by Parallon Workforce Solutions on Jun 8, 2016 10:56:06 AM

There are few nursing specialties that challenge your skills and compassion the way that working in a NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) will. Your patients are the tiniest on the planet, and your job to help ensure they grow. If you are considering this specialty for your career path as a nurse, understand that a day in your work life will not compare with any other nursing position.

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Topics: Nursing Perspectives

The Anatomy Of A Nurse (Infographic)

Posted by Parallon Workforce Solutions on Jun 8, 2016 10:40:14 AM

Scrubs recently shared an inforgraphic created to showcase the anatomy of a nurse, which takes into account:

  • Intelligence
  • Communication
  • Emotional Awareness
  • Patience
  • Physicial Endurance
  • Groundedness

Are these any attributes you would replace or include?

 

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Topics: Nursing, Nursing Perspectives

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