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Managing Compassion Fatigue in the Age of COVID-19

Healthcare professionals with the heaviest COVID-19 workloads are at a high risk for both physical and mental health issues, according to a...

Diversity in Healthcare: What You Need to Know Right Now

A lack of diversity among healthcare workers hurts professionals and patients alike. One nurse offers her perspective on the issue and how the industry can do better.

4 Ways to Boost Your Heart Health as a Health Professional

High stress, break room snacks, and limited time and energy to exercise are just some of the occupational (heart) hazards that HCPs face.

The Ultimate Guide to Buying the Best Stethoscope for Your Practice

When buying a stethoscope, you must consider your specialty-specific needs, the balance of cost and quality, fit, length and much more.

Using Your Phone at Work Can Lead to Life-Threatening Errors, Study Finds

Cell phone addiction can have deadly consequences when you care for patients for a living.

Worried About the Mental Health of a Fellow HCP? 7 Ways to Take Action

Learn to recognize the signs — especially those that fly under the radar — and how to start an open, honest conversation with the individual.

New Research Reveals Another Reason to Keep Burnout at Bay — Your Heart Health

If it wasn't enough that burnout can ruin your career and personal life, new research shows it condition can also harm your physical health.

10 New Year’s Resolutions Every Healthcare Worker Should Make

As you head into a new decade, we encourage you to choose a few resolutions that can help you be a healthier, happier version of yourself.

No, You Can’t ‘Make Up’ Lost Sleep: 8 Tips to Get More Before Work

When nurses don't get enough rest, the implications are greater than for other professionals.

11 Tips for Clinicians Interested in Trying Out Intermittent Fasting

When clinicians think about trying intermittent fasting, they often worry about lapses in energy. But one expert says it actually has the opposite effect.

6 Surprising Perks of Working Holidays as a Health Professional

Holidays spent working are filled with the unexpected. One thing you can count on? Plenty of positive moments like these...

9 Creative Ways to Thank Your Colleagues Who Worked Christmas So You Didn’t Have To

You didn't pick a career in healthcare because you expected to be thanked all the time. But it doesn't hurt...

3 Communication Hacks that Decrease Conflict in Healthcare Settings

Conflict and miscommunication are inevitable parts of life, and in healthcare settings, where life-and-death situations are always around the corner, they're even more amplified.

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?...

8 #NPWeek Deals for Nurse Practitioners

#NPWeek is a time to celebrate the hard work and invaluable contribution of the nation's 270,000 advanced practice registered nurses to our...

‘Nurses are the Worst Patients in the World,’ Says RN Diagnosed with Breast Cancer

Becoming a registered nurse led Charlie Johnson to uncover her breast cancer diagnosis much faster than she would've without a medical background....

Providers Debate: Does Long Hair Belong in a Clinical Setting?

These days, many nurses wear their hair long and unrestrained with a hair tie rather than pulled back and covered by a...

5 Ways Social Media Can Harm Your Nursing Practice

According to the first comprehensive study of nurses' social media usage, engaging with social networking sites too much can negatively impact patient care.

6 Ways Healthcare Workers Unknowingly Spread Deadly Bacteria

HAIs are on the rise, at least in part because healthcare workers often forget to follow optimal hygiene practices.

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