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It’s no secret that nursing is considered one of the most stressful professions. Not only is the job physically taxing, but the emotional impact of caregiving can take its toll as well. Stress on the job is one of the leading causes of heart disease and stroke, so it’s imperative that employers understand the risks… Read more »

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Employee burn out is very real, and incredibly common for those in the medical industry. There are so many factors, including long work hours and emotionally driven work, that contributes to a lack of motivation on the job. But motivation is an important part of your nursing staff’s job, so how can you ensure they… Read more »

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Stress around the holidays is a common thing. But so is stress related to the workplace all year long. Now might be a good time to take a look at stress management techniques to keep calm and carry on throughout the holiday season and beyond. Here are some tips to help you with the stresses… Read more »

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Turnover can be a problem for any industry, but in nursing, it affects everything from the chain of command to patient experience. As a manager, how can you reduce nurse turnover in your facility or clinic? Before you make any major policy changes, consider just a few things you can do right now to make… Read more »

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When a new hire comes into your department, what are your strategies for management? These employees may already have years of experience in the medical industry, but they’ve never worked for your or your organization before, so there will be a learning curve in the first days. Your management strategy is an important aspect of… Read more »

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As the manager, it’s up to you to set the right example for communication in your department. But how do you improve your communications skills to encourage the right environment for your team? If you are able to effectively communicate, you can build better relationships which will then positively affect all other aspects of their… Read more »