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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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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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Productivity and organization go hand in hand. You probably know that staying organized while on the job is critical to your success, but did you know that your home can also be an indicator of your productivity levels while at work? Your work life and your home life are two sides of the same coin,… Read more »

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In spite all of your most intense training, there will be times in your medical career when you encounter a situation for the first time. Most of the time, you will be cool and confident and able to handle yourself well, but other times will be frustrating and overwhelming. How do you prepare, and how… Read more »

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Healthcare professionals walk a delicate tight rope when it comes to providing care to their patients and managing the families. Often, even if the patient is able to make their own decisions, a family member provides some well-meaning but poorly thought out advice or has a list of demands. Most of the time these requests… Read more »

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Typical healthcare professionals have to wear a lot of hats. Throughout the course of a shift you may need to tend to patients, handle administrative duties, and much more. Each day can be a balancing act between very different tasks that are all top priority. The key is to not only be productive but to… Read more »

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Not every day is going to be wonderful. Working in the medical industry is difficult and bad days can really get you down. But everyone knows you have to push through these days filled with negative feelings, anger, sadness, or self-doubt or you’ll never step foot into your workplace again. How can you do that… Read more »

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Do you feel like you’re just going through the motions on the job? Maybe you say or do things that go against your core values and you feel like you’d rather be anywhere else. If you’re unhappy or struggling on the job, every day can be a challenge. It may be time to make a… Read more »

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When you start your shift, your brain can still feel hazy. Your first instinct may be to belly up to the coffee maker and pour yourself a mugful. But is morning coffee the right solution to increase your energy and kick start your day. While coffee is perfectly fine in moderation, many people get into… Read more »

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Your health has an important impact on your overall success. Being sick, stressed, or otherwise unfocused in your job will only hold you back. Experts suggest that paying attention to your health is the best way to ensure that you are able to contribute as much as possible both to your work and to your… Read more »