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Sunday, February 23, 2020

Registered Nurse Career

So, You’ve Made a Medical Error — What Should You Tell the Patient?

New research takes a stab at answering this perennial question.

5 Responses Guaranteed to Shut Down Nurse Bullying as Soon as You See it

Nurse bullying will only truly disappear when every single nurse makes an effort to eliminate it.

The ICU vs. ED: What Pays Better?

Check out the average salary for RNs, NPs and PAs working in the ICU and ED, and see how it compares to the national average.

These Subtle Behaviors Give Away How Angry You Are—Even If You Don’t Realize It

People often say that it's better to release your emotions than to bottle them up, but is that true in the workplace?...

7 Terms Nurses Should Stop Using — And 6 You Should Say More Often

"Just a nurse." This phrase is said often in healthcare settings, but it belittles the invaluable service nurses provide patients and the...

These are the Most Common Causes of Burnout, Research Finds — Do You Agree?

A recent report from the National Academy of Medicine got the general public buzzing last week about something health professionals have known...

4 Simple, Low-Cost Team Exercises That Will Change Your Unit’s Culture

Poor team work can hurt patient care. Reversing a unit's culture may seem impossible, but these activities make it simple, inexpensive and most of all, fun.

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.

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