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The term special needs encompasses a wide variety of things. Your patient may have a series of anxieties that make treatment difficult. Or they may have physical disabilities or cognitive impairments that limit your options as well. Whatever the case, there is quite a bit of debate lately over whether or not special needs patients… Read more »

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Working the night shift can be tough not only for your sleep schedule but also your mealtimes. Of course, the first step is to make sure you are awake and alert to perform your job safely and effectively. You’ve worked on your sleep, now consider the foods that can help you. Here are some snacks… Read more »

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Whether you’re working on the hospital floor or in a busy doctor’s office, you will be on your feet most of the day. Even your brief moments of sitting down are not restful for you. So have you considered the right shoes for your career in nursing? Your feet are vulnerable to many possible problems,… Read more »

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Utica, NY – Fortus Healthcare Resources announces the appointment of Rebecca Urtz as Sales Manager for the Travel Division, Fortus Group Travel. In her new role, Urtz will be responsible for managing the entire Fortus Group Travel sales team, overseeing daily recruitment activities, ongoing training & development, setting and achieving sales goals. Urtz began her… Read more »

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If there is one universal truth to understand in your life is that you can’t control how other people act, you can only control your reaction to them. A non-compliant patient can be difficult to deal with because you completely understand the problem but they seem to be fighting you at every turn. If you… Read more »

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Nursing is a tireless and often thankless job. Nurses are the backbone of the medical industry, which would be unable to function without their skill and dedication. So what is the responsibility of the nurse to ensure that they are continuing to make a difference on the job? Nursing seminars and continued education are imperative… Read more »

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Just like any career, the medical field can have many ups and downs. In fact, the industry can be stressful when dealing with patients, illness, and insurance. Regardless of your position with in the medical industry, it is important that you continue to have perspective on your personal career satisfaction. So how can you find… Read more »

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Like any industry, there is a wide range of salaries for nursing professionals. Of course, much of this has to do with the specialization you choose for your career. Do you know what the highest paying nursing jobs are? Before you decide what to focus on with your school or career, here are some specialties… Read more »

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When you’re interviewing for your next position in the field of medicine, regardless of the specialization, you need to make sure that you’re ahead of your competition in the interview. This meeting will make or break your chances of being hired. So how do you prepare for your next medical job? Here are 5 tips… Read more »

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Professional boundaries are an important part of any career, but especially in the medical industry. Nurses and other healthcare practitioners have a duty to remain as objective as possible when dealing with patients and their family members. This is why it is critical that you always remain professional while on the job. Here are some… Read more »