Five Stretches You Can Do during Your Shift

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Long shifts can be tough on your body. Fortunately, a few stretches can help, and each one has benefits that go far beyond relieving your aches and pains. Leg Raises Starting in a seated position, straighten one leg and hold in place for at least 10 seconds, then lower and repeat on the next leg…. Read more »

Five Trendy Scrubs You Will Want on Your Birthday Wishlist

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At one time, most nurses wore all white, and many topped the ensemble with a nursing cap. When the switch to scrubs began, there were few options, and there wasn’t much opportunity to personalize them in any way. That has changed. There are many options out there, and you can find scrubs that work well,… Read more »

Building a Personal Brand in Healthcare: How to Do It in 2019

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What’s your personal brand? Some people associate their personal brand with their online presence, but it’s more than just the articles you post and the things you share on social media. Others associate it with their style or personality, but it’s more than that, too. Here are some tips to help you build your personal… Read more »

Is It Worth It to Become a Registered Nurse?

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You’re good at what you do, and you may be wondering about possible next steps in your career. If you’re a licensed practical nurse (LPN) or licensed vocational nurse (LVN), you may have wondered about the process to become a registered nurse (RN). Is this the next step for you? Converting from an LPN to… Read more »

Three Levels of Preventive Care for Nurses

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Nurses care for patients in a variety of ways. That care can take different forms; during any given shift, a nurse may perform various duties, including educating patients, treating injuries or illnesses, and helping them access additional treatment resources. A nurse’s preventive duties can be divided into three categories: primary, secondary, and tertiary care. Primary… Read more »

Why You Can’t Skip Your Pre-Shift Meeting

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Getting to work on time can be tough. After you get ready for work, you may have to take care of issues at home, stop for gas, grab a cup of coffee, deal with traffic, and find a parking spot. Some days, getting there in time for the pre-shift meeting may seem almost impossible. Don’t… Read more »

Our Most Helpful Job Search Tips from 2017 for Allied Health Professionals

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As we prepare to bid farewell to 2017 and celebrate 2018, we looked back on our tips from the last year. Here are a few of our most helpful tips. Latest salary trends for sterile techs in California Considering a career in healthcare? If you enjoy helping people, working behind the scenes, and staying very… Read more »

Healthcare Jobs You Can Start in Two Years or Less

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When some people choose new careers, they have a long journey ahead of them to reach their new professional destination. There’s good news for some people interested in healthcare careers: that journey may be considerably shorter. In fact, for some healthcare jobs, people can start in two years or less. Surgical tech Surgical techs are… Read more »

How Can Healthcare Workers Avoid Back and Foot Pain?

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Working in healthcare can be tough on the body. In addition to standing for hours during shifts, you may have to move patients and do other tasks that cause strain in various ways. If you want to avoid back and foot pain, we have a few tips. Stretch Everyone can experience tight muscles and stiffness,… Read more »

What Is Causing Distractions in the Operating Room?

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In the operating room, even the most routine surgery can take a sudden and very serious turn. The most critical cases may even be a matter of life and death. In that environment, distractions are more than annoying; they can lead to errors that could cause severe complications or even endanger the patient’s life. What… Read more »