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See How Hospitals Are Celebrating the Holidays

For many people, the holiday season is their favorite time of year, with excitement building for months. Spending time with family and friends, decorating, sharing laughs and getting in the holiday spirit means so much to so many. For these same reasons, this time of year can be the most difficult …

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These Nurses Are Also Inventors

You see problems with the equipment, software, bedding, clothing, etc. you use in your job every day. If you have an idea to make something better, here are a few inspirational stories of Nurses who acted on their ideas to create a better solution to the problems they encountered. Decades …

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Conflict Resolution in Nursing

Workplace conflict is common across all industries especially in a fast paced and stressful field like Nursing. Conflict mediation can be complex and typically Nurse managers step in to help resolve the problem. Acoording to Nurse.com, conflict is a disagreement between two or more people who differ in attitudes, beliefs, …

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Burnout In Nursing

Burnout amongst Nurses isn’t a new thing. In fact, it could be getting worse. With a combination of Nurses retiring and an influx of aging patients, this can become too much to handle and some will leave their profession. According to Fierce Healthcare, several stressors lead to high levels of …

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African American Health Disparities

Research has documented a number of racial disparities in health care, including higher death rates among African-Americans than whites. New government data shows some significant improvements. The study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found African Americans are living longer. The death rate for African Americans has declined about …

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New Study to Define Health Issues in LGBTQ Community

The PRIDE study is the first of its kind. It aims to follow the same large group of LGBTQ people over the span of the next few decades. Enrollement is open to anyone who resides within the United States, identifies as a gender or sexual minority, and is over 18, its enrollment …

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Frontier Nursing University Awarded $1,998,000 Nursing Workforce Diversity Grant

Hyden, KY — Frontier Nursing University (FNU) has been awarded the Nursing Workforce Diversity grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The grant totals $1,998,000 in funding in support of a four-year project that will be led by FNU with assistance from several key partner organizations. The goal …

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Former Combat Medic Combats PTSD With Hip-Hop

Former Fleet Marine Force corpsman, George “Mik” Todd, released a new hip-hop album called Combat Medicine. George raps under the name Doc Todd and his main goal is to help veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, or substance abuse. According to NPR, Todd took several years before gettingt help …

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Men In Nursing

Even though women comprise an estimated 90% of the Nursing industry, opportunities have been steadily increasing for men. Since 1970 the number of male Nurses has grown from 2.7 to 9.6% of the industry. Some of the reasons more men are attracted to Nursing is that jobs are secure and pay between …

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How RNs Can Practice Patient Advocate Nursing

Written by Brian Engard Registered nurses are the most frequent point of contact with patients in healthcare. They “provide and coordinate patient care, educate patients and the public about various health conditions, and provide advice and emotional support to patients and their family members,” according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. They …

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