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5 Ideas To Resolve Nursing Shortages

5 Ideas To Resolve Nursing Shortages

Posted on Thursday, August 11, 2022 in Industry News

Healthcare attrition rates continue to rise, and it’s time to take action. To revive professional interest in nursing, and reverse the current trajectory, the industry needs to make some changes.
Rising Rates of Workplace Violence Against Nurses

Rising Rates of Workplace Violence Against Nurses

Posted on Thursday, July 21, 2022 in Industry News

Violence against healthcare workers is on the rise, and nurses are increasingly working in fear of verbal abuse, physical altercations, and even gun violence. Healthcare workers already face an arduous career — they deserve the peace of mind that comes from a safe place to work.
Healthcare Worker Burnout Is Officially an Epidemic

Healthcare Worker Burnout Is Officially an Epidemic

Posted on Thursday, July 07, 2022 in Industry News

Burnout among healthcare workers has been headline news since the throes of the pandemic. Now, it’s reaching unprecedented levels. The U.S. Surgeon General is speaking out about the severity of the problem, citing dire consequences if we can’t alleviate the growing burden on nurses, doctors, and administrative staff.
Celebrate National Nurses Month in May!

Celebrate National Nurses Month in May!

Posted on Thursday, May 05, 2022 in Industry News

National Nurses Month is an opportunity to celebrate the kindness, compassion, and hard work of every nurse across the country. Without nurses, healthcare would be impossible, and it’s only through their diligent care that hospitals and other healthcare facilities are able to operate.

Bullying in the Workplace: Tensions Run High for Travel Nurses

Posted on Thursday, March 17, 2022 in Industry News

Bullying in the Workplace: Tensions Run High for Travel Nurses
Bullying doesn’t stop when we leave the schoolyard. Professionals bully each other in the workplace, and it’s a pervasive problem in the healthcare industry. Travel nurses are often the object of bullying because of the nature of their role: a newcomer who’s only temporary, often specialized, and paid more. What can you do to defuse the situation peacefully?
Delta Variant FAQ: Common Patient Questions

Delta Variant FAQ: Common Patient Questions

Posted on Thursday, October 07, 2021 in Industry News

As cases of the delta variant of COVID-19 climb, so do questions about it. People aren’t sure what to make of it, or they’re misinformed about the danger and risk of contagion. As nurses are bombarded with questions, it’s important to have simple, succinct answers at the ready. When people understand the severity of delta, they can do more to properly protect themselves and help curb the current surge.
Nursing Shortages by State: The Outlook for 2021

Nursing Shortages by State: The Outlook for 2021

Posted on Thursday, May 20, 2021 in Industry News

The prospect of a nursing shortage is nothing new. Thanks to factors like an aging population and now, a pandemic, the need for healthcare professionals has never been greater. As we look ahead to the rest of 2021, it’s important for nurses to understand the state of the union. Not only does it affect job prospects and placement, the nursing shortage is shaping the travel nursing landscape in a big way.
Where do Travel Nurses Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19?

Where do Travel Nurses Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19?

Posted on Thursday, March 11, 2021 in Industry News

As vaccination efforts gain momentum, front-line healthcare workers are lining up to get their inoculations. But where do travel nurses fit in? As travel nurses move from assignment to assignment, they might not know where or how to get vaccinated — or even where they should get their shots. Lack of federal oversight has left many travelers with questions. Thankfully, the medical community is taking charge to provide answers.
A Roadmap to Vaccination: The Timeline for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

A Roadmap to Vaccination: The Timeline for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Posted on Thursday, February 11, 2021 in Industry News

While a huge number of healthcare workers have already received their initial dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, it’s only the beginning of a massive rollout. There are hundreds of millions who still need vaccination, and it’s going to take a monumental effort to administer the vaccine at-scale. Hospitals are calling on travel nurses to prepare for the influx. To understand just how spectacular this effort is, it’s worth looking at the timeline for coronavirus vaccine administration.
2020 Was a Big Year for Travel Nursing; 2021’s Outlook is Similar

2020 Was a Big Year for Travel Nursing; 2021’s Outlook is Similar

Posted on Thursday, November 12, 2020 in Industry News

There’s always demand for nursing professionals somewhere in the United States. 2020 proves that, in the event of an emergency (or series of emergencies), travel nursing is invaluable in filling that need. There’s unprecedented demand for travel nurses this year and positions continue to be available across the country. It’s a trend we can look forward to in 2021 as the country weathers a combination of the pandemic, seasonal illness, weather, and more.
Is Nursing a Recession-Proof Profession?

Is Nursing a Recession-Proof Profession?

Posted on Thursday, August 04, 2022 in Industry News

With fears of recession rising, many professionals are rethinking their career choices. Why aren’t nurses more concerned about job security? There’s no such thing as a recession-proof industry, but healthcare comes close.
A Growing Number of Male Nurses Are Closing the Gender Gap

A Growing Number of Male Nurses Are Closing the Gender Gap

Posted on Thursday, July 14, 2022 in Industry News

Women have traditionally dominated the nursing field. But current data shows men are increasingly choosing this healthcare field. As attrition rates see women leaving the profession, the nursing industry is entering a period of gender equilibrium.
As the Pandemic Winds Down, Travel Nursing Continues to Surge

As the Pandemic Winds Down, Travel Nursing Continues to Surge

Posted on Thursday, June 16, 2022 in Industry News

Travel nurses remain in high demand in 2022. The pandemic appears to be winding down, but nursing shortages remain a glaring problem for healthcare facilities.
Recapping the Fight Against Pay Caps for Travel Nurses

Recapping the Fight Against Pay Caps for Travel Nurses

Posted on Thursday, April 07, 2022 in Industry News

There aren’t enough nurses to go around, and many facilities are paying a premium to attract and retain travel nurses. Now, some groups want to put a cap on how much travel nurses can earn.
Omicron Variant Roundup: Key Talking Points for Travel Nurses

Omicron Variant Roundup: Key Talking Points for Travel Nurses

Posted on Thursday, February 03, 2022 in Industry News

Two years since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the virus continues to cause hardship. While vaccinations have proven largely effective in reducing the severity of the illness, new variants continue to test the resolve of those on the front lines. The latest, Omicron, is the most transmissible variant yet, leaving nursing professionals to answer questions from an increasingly confused population.
8 Travel Nursing Specialties in High Demand

8 Travel Nursing Specialties in High Demand

Posted on Thursday, September 16, 2021 in Industry News

It’s no secret that the more experienced and credentialed you are as a nurse, the more in-demand you are — and the higher your wage opportunities. For nurses with specialties, travel nursing is lucrative, and you can usually take your pick of exciting destinations where your skills are needed. Here’s a look at the top travel nursing specialties in high demand right now and how to leverage your skills into an amazing travel nursing career.
Common Questions Nurses Need to Answer About the COVID-19 Vaccine

Common Questions Nurses Need to Answer About the COVID-19 Vaccine

Posted on Thursday, March 18, 2021 in Industry News

The development of a COVID-19 vaccine has been nothing short of a medical marvel. It’s so unbelievable that, in fact, many people are having a hard time believing it. They’re suspicious of the vaccine and hesitant to get it. Nurses and other medical professionals are now faced with the arduous challenge of not only vaccinating the general public, but also dispelling the incorrect notions and misinformation that’s making people resistant to inoculation.
Nurses Must Be Aware of “Long-COVID”

Nurses Must Be Aware of “Long-COVID”

Posted on Thursday, March 04, 2021 in Industry News

While we’re learning more about COVID-19 every day, what’s still unknown are the long-term, lasting effects of the virus. As we enter year two of the pandemic, physicians are beginning to warn about possible complications from “long COVID,” a protracted bout with the virus that takes its toll on the immune system. As patients find themselves seeking medical attention months after a positive diagnosis, nurses need to consider the effects of long COVID.
A COVID-19 Vaccine is Finally Here. What Comes Next?

A COVID-19 Vaccine is Finally Here. What Comes Next?

Posted on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 in Industry News

The medical community has developed a COVID-19 vaccine in unprecedented fashion: from pandemic to panacea in roughly a year. But with the development of a viable vaccine comes a new set of challenges — namely, distribution. What comes next for the coronavirus vaccine? As front-line healthcare workers prepare to receive the first inoculations, they’re also preparing for the arduous journey to the end of the pandemic, one vaccine at a time.
Pandemic in Perspective: COVID-19 Cases Continue to Rise

Pandemic in Perspective: COVID-19 Cases Continue to Rise

Posted on Thursday, September 03, 2020 in Industry News

You wouldn’t classify nursing as a traditional manual labor job, like you might construction, carpentry, or mining. But nursing definitely takes a toll on the body! Nurses are prone to foot, back, and neck pain – problems that only get worse if they’re not properly addressed. Listen to your body and provide the support and relief it needs to keep you active, agile, and pain-free on-the-job! You might be surprised to find out it’s as easy as buying the right shoes and stretching every now and then.
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