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Does Burnout Really Lead to Worse Patient Care?

It's presumed that burnout drastically harms the quality of patient care, but previous research into the subject might be lacking...

WATCH: An NP and Resident Get Real About the Difference Between Their Work

An NP and a resident discuss practice autonomy, quality of life and more.

Nurses Share Successful Strategies They’ve Tried to Stop Workplace Bullying

In theory, it's up to nurse leaders and administrators to deal with bullying at their facilities, but this often doesn't happen. Then, the responsibility falls on nurses themselves.

Magnet Conference 2019: What’s New This Year & Can’t-Miss Events

The annual Magnet Conference, hosted by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, kicks off Thursday, October 10, in sunny Orlando.

How Severe is Your Burnout? This One-Question Test May Provide an Answer

This exercise can help you assess how close to burnout you really are and these tips can help you move past it.

Survey: These Are the Highest-Paying Practice Settings for NPs and PAs

Job earnings and availability are on an upward trajectory for nurse practitioners and physician assistants, according to the latest salary report from Clinical Advisor.

What’s it Really Like to Work in Palliative Care?

Palliative care is arguably one of the newest and least understood specialties. Florence Health sat down with one of its pioneers to understand what its really like to work only with seriously ill patients.

5 Benefits of Being a Preceptor You’ve Probably Never Thought of

Helping mold the future of your profession might make you feel warm and fuzzy — but precepting can have financial and professional perks, too...

These 13 States Will Have the Most NP, PA Jobs Over the Next 4 Years

You've likely already heard NPs and PAs are two of the most in-demand professions — but you might need to move states to take full advantage.

11 Tips to Reduce Conflicts with Fellow Healthcare Workers

Not only do workplace conflicts contribute to employee burnout, but they can also hurt patient outcomes. These adjustments can help your team gel, even in the most stressful situations.

Roughly 1 in 6 NPs, PAs Believe They Make Diagnostic Errors Every Day

The survey found diagnostic uncertainty varies drastically between specialties — and that NPs and PAs are, overall, less comfortable with their diagnostic abilities than physicians.

7 Steps to Take If the State Nursing or PA Board Investigates You

Perhaps the only experience more daunting for a healthcare provider than a malpractice lawsuit is your state's nursing or physician assistant board investigating you — because that's how you lose your license.

7 Dos and Don’ts of Medical Malpractice Insurance for RNs, NPs and PAs

As RNs, NPs and PAs become more autonomous, their statistical risk of being sued for malpractice increases. Learn how to protect yourself.

States with the Most Accommodating Laws for NPs and PAs

What it's like to work as a RN, NP or physician assistant can change drastically from state to state. (Just ask a...

3 Ways to Help Yourself After an Assault by a Patient

Roughly 75 percent of workplace assaults every year take place in healthcare settings. Nurses are the most likely to be victimized.

What’s It Really Like to Be a Travel Nurse? 8 Pros and Cons

For nurses who work on the same floor every shift, travel nursing might seem like a mysterious and magical career choice. And in some ways, it is all it's cracked up to be — but in others, it's not.

9 Nurses Share Their Most Memorable Mistakes on the Job

What is exactly is a "nursing mistake"? It's "when a nurse is human and makes a mistake," according to one #NurseTwitter user.

Survey: These are the Highest-Paid Specialities for NPs and PAs

Healthcare facilities, hospitals, and medical groups are looking to hire more medical specialists and fewer primary care practitioners than in previous years — but PCPs are still the most in-demand specialty.

7 Flaws in the Current CE System — And How to Navigate Them to Maximize Your Own CE Experience

Did you know there's no research indicating CE actually improves your skills as a healthcare professional? Regardless, you have to do them. Try these 5 tips to make the most of it.

A Lack of Nurse Preceptor Training is Hurting the Next Generation of NPs

NPs as a community are passionate about education and raising the next generation — so why are there so few preceptors?

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