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Chances are, you became a nurse because you wanted to help others. However, it’s important to make sure you’re also taking care of yourself at work. As a busy nurse, you’re focused on patients throughout your shift, but don’t let your guard down and forget about the risks associated with your job. Here’s a little… Read more »

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You’re in the market for a new nursing position, but so far, you’re hearing crickets. If you haven’t updated your nursing resume in awhile, this is likely why you’re not generating interest for the types of positions you want. Ensuring your nursing resume is as updated as possible is important, because you want potential employers… Read more »

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Being a nurse is your passion, so you can’t wait to advance your career. You’re interested in gaining a new certification, which will allow you to provide a higher level of patient care.  Three’s no shortage of nursing certifications to choose from, and chances are, you’ve already inadvertently made progress toward at least one. Here’s a look at… Read more »

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Nursing is the greatest job in the world, but working long shifts and non-traditional hours can make it hard to stay healthy and fit. If you’re like many nurses, you know some of the dietary and lifestyle choices you frequently make are also things you commonly advise patients against.  You’re ready to make positive changes, but you’re not sure… Read more »

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You’re ready to find a new nursing job, but you’re not sure where to start. The sheer volume of job boards and company HR sites to sort through can easily feel overwhelming — not to mention time-consuming.  The good news is, you don’t have to navigate your search alone. Working with a staffing agency that… Read more »

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As a nurse, you’re committed to providing the best possible care to your patients. You feel like you’re doing a good job right now, but you know there’s always room for improvement.  When patients are on your watch, you want them to feel safe, comfortable, and confident they’re in the best possible hands. Mastering the five soft… Read more »

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At long last, 2020 is finally over and the new year has arrived. As a nurse, last year was likely one of the toughest of your career. While the COVID-19 pandemic is far from over, 2021 is filled with hope for a much better year.  Now that you have a little time to slow down… Read more »

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It has been a long year, and as a nurse, you’ve likely felt the stress of the COVID-19 crisis more than most people. Thankfully, a new year is on the horizon, which will hopefully bring brighter days.  A new year also means new trends in healthcare, which as an industry professional, is important to keep on… Read more »

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There’s no better time for a fresh start than a new year. You have big plans for your career, and you hope to take some major leaps forward in 2021.   Achieving personal growth is a big part of this, and that involves upskilling yourself — i.e., gaining new competencies needed to succeed in your field…. Read more »

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You’re interested in becoming a nurse, but feeling a bit confused and overwhelmed by all the available options. For example, what is the difference between an RN and an LPN?  Nursing is an amazing career for so many reasons, including the ability to truly customize your experience. To get you started, here’s a look at three different… Read more »