Monday, November 18, 2019

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How Much Does the Average Nurse Make? RN Wages Depend on Many Factors

Medscape’s annual survey of the yearly compensation of registered nurses reveals that their full-time earnings don't reflect what one would expect with the steadily growing job market.

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...

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.

11 Nurses Share Why They Decided to Leave the Bedside

Understaffing, low-pay, more high-acuity patients, abuse from peers and leaders, physical injuries and burnout all drive nurses away from the bedside.

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.

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.

Survey: Nurses’ Hourly Pay Is Highest in These Cities

Because nursing pay can vary widely depending on speciality, city, education and level of experience, it can be tough to know your...

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.

5 Most Common Mistakes Made by New Nurses

It's impossible to prevent every mistake, but when you're learning a new floor or working with new nurses, being aware of these common mistakes can help you catch them before they happen.

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.

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?

The Best 20 Travel Nursing Companies 2019

Travel nursing is a great way to explore the country and meet new people, but knowing where to start your nomadic journey can be tricky.

4 Compelling Theories Why Nurses ‘Eat Their Young’

One of the reasons nurse bullying still persists is that no one truly knows why it happens.

This is the Average Salary of Every Type of Hospital Employee

Employment in the healthcare and social assistance sector will account for one-third of all new jobs in the U.S. in 2026.

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