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Are you considering a healthcare job on the night shift? There are many benefits, but the complete change of schedule can be a lot to handle. You can make the transition easier. Using tried and true ideas that have worked for decades, you can have a smoother experience. That way, you can have all the… Read more »

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If we’ve learned anything from 2020 is that a crisis can happen at any time, and it can take many forms. The COVID-19 crisis feels unique due to the extended nature and the various ways it’s being handled in the public eye. But that always leaves nurses and other medical professionals to pick up the… Read more »

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Established by the American Chronic Pain Association in 2001, September is Pain Awareness Month. The idea was to change chronic pain perception both in medical environments and through the general public. Chronic pain can cause a ripple effect for individuals affected and their families, including depression, difficulty in caring for themselves or their families, and… Read more »

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Listening to podcasts is a great way to use your passive time to learn something new. They’re perfect for commuting or leisure time like going for a walk or cooking dinner. What are some great podcasts for nurses? If you need something different to listen to on your way to your next new assignment, these… Read more »

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Anyone can have a bad day. That’s understandable and even forgivable. But what isn’t forgivable is a nurse who displays lazy behavior on the job day after day. When that nurse is one of your coworkers, your resentment can build up over time, especially if you always feel you need to pick up the slack…. Read more »

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You know that there are no shortcuts when it comes to providing quality patient care. However, there are some things you can do to make your experience and the experience of your patients, a little easier. There are a few nursing hacks that other professionals have developed over their long and successful careers that could… Read more »

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Utica, NY – The only certainty during these uncertain times is that healthcare facilities are falling short on their staffing needs throughout the United States. However, Fortus Healthcare Resources, a nationally recognized healthcare staffing agency located in Utica, NY, is helping ease the staffing shortage and the urgent need for more healthcare professionals. Fortus Healthcare… Read more »

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Have you been passed up for a promotion you really wanted? Or, did you experience a layoff or were fired from your last job? It can feel impossible to overcome these situations in your career, but you have to figure out how to move on, or you’ll never move up. Here’s how to keep your… Read more »

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Your first days on a new healthcare job can seem very scary. You won’t know anyone and you have no idea if you’re going to be liked, successful, or happy. Your new co-workers and managers will start forming opinions of you in the first few hours, days, and weeks on the job. How do you… Read more »

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Unhealthy habits are things we never intend to do; they sneak up on us out of nowhere. But some unhealthy habits are common in nursing. If you want to break out of that rut now that we’re a month into 2020, it’s a great time to examine your unhealthy habits and try to replace them… Read more »