Communication is vital to health care and the healing process. Patients are likely to adhere to treatment, have better outcomes, express greater satisfaction, and are less likely to file malpractice suits when communication is effective. For a new nurse, communication can help build satisfying relationships with older patients. Here are tips on how to communicate…

As a front-line clinician, your shifts as a nurse certainly include interaction with patients’ families. Visits from family and friends are beneficial for the patient and welcomed in health care facilities most of the time. However, a hospital can be a highly emotional environment, and it can make handling some of the visitors a challenge….

Health care is a career with vast rewards. Unfortunately, it also puts one’s health at risk with the physical demands of crowded hospitals, the stress of long shifts, and working closely with very ill patients. Although many health care facilities are progressing to prevent injury and illness, much more work remains. Here are four ways…

How to Run Business As Usual When Short Staffed for Nurses

The never-ending battle to find and hire the best nurses for your facility is challenging. Hospitals throughout the world are all experiencing a nursing staff shortage. During these challenging times, it is more important than ever to support and retain the nurses you have on staff. Here are suggestions for helping your nurses Value Your…

New to Nursing? 4 Pieces of Advice Nursing Grads Need to Know!

The first few years of nursing are no picnic. Nursing is a challenging and emotionally taxing profession that can be overwhelming for a new nurse. From day one, you must hold the lives of others in your hands. It is an enormous undertaking, and it is easy to beat yourself up for not being perfect….

What Your Newly Hired Nurses Want From an Onboarding Process | myRN Staffing Solutions

A standardized and structured onboarding process is highly effective to ensure that every new nurse you hire has a consistently excellent onboarding experience. Remember that the orientation experiences can directly affect nurse retention, so it is vital to ensure the process provides what newly hired nurses want from an onboarding process. Proper onboarding is an…

Time for a Change? Nursing Related Professions to Consider

If you are a skilled nurse interested in a new career path, you can use your existing medical knowledge and skills to work with patients in a new career. Here are career change possibilities for nurses to use their existing nursing skills. Some options might require additional education and clinical experience. Nursing Related Professions to…

Why Nurses Are Quitting and How You Can Better Retain Your Staff

Staff retention, particularly nursing, is a big topic in health care today. High turnover rates among nurses significantly impact hospitals and health systems while putting patients at risk. The pandemic has only increased job dissatisfaction among nurses. Here are the reasons nurses are leaving, where they are going when they leave, and what your organization…

The Best and Worst Specialties for Nurses in 2022

Nearly 1,500 nurses shed light on the best and worst nursing specialties of 2022 in light of COVID. Here is a list of the specialties to take a closer look at and the ones you might want to avoid during these unprecedented and uncertain times. The Best Specialties for Nurses in 2022 Nursing has multiple…

Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Research

We have come so far with developing artificial pancreas technology and investigational drug products that can preserve pancreas cell function, but we still have a long way to go. I’m so excited to be a part of that hopeful journey working as a clinical research nurse with Type 1 diabetics.  I work on studies that are…

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