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Oklahoma governor vetoes bill on independent prescribing authority for APRNs

Becker's Hospital Review

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt on March 29 vetoed a bill that would allow advanced practice registered nurses to prescribe certain medications without the supervision of a physician.

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The 12 Best Hand Lotion for Nurses

NurseBuff

When you buy something using the links on our posts, we may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. Learn more. Handwashing is one good way to prevent infections. However, doing it too often can take a toll on your hands. Overwashed hands can feel rough, dry, and unhealthy. And when you’re […] The post The 12 Best Hand Lotion for Nurses appeared first on NurseBuff.

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The Path To Nurse Business Ownership

Empowered Nurses

Years ago, I had a mentor that told the story of how she wanted to hike Machu Picchu over spring break. She arrived in Peru and had to wait 3 days for her body to acclimate to the altitude. Then the day of the hike came. The guide shared the ins and outs of hiking the trail to the top. A cold sweat broke out as she realized she was completely unprepared to do this.

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Three ways Providence caregivers benefit from a digital-first health care experience

Providence

In this age, consumers expect to engage digitally with organizations across every sector, including health care. At Providence, we prioritize digital engagement, not only to improve the care experience for patients, but also to make work easier for our caregivers, ultimately lengthening their careers, reducing burnout and enhancing caregiver wellbeing.

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Fertility Benefits for Every Age: A HR Roadmap from Gen Z to Baby Boomers

Speaker: Lauri Armstrong, SHRM-SCP - Sr. Director, People Operations at Carrot Fertility

Today’s workforce includes multiple generations of employees all looking for something different from their benefits package. While meeting these disparate needs can be challenging, a comprehensive fertility benefit can support everyone from junior staffers learning about their fertility health to senior leadership managing menopause and low testosterone symptoms.

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Spotlight on Leadership: Meet Greg, CoreMedical Group's Executive VP

Core Medical Group

Introducing Greg Henrichon, Executive Vice President at CoreMedical Group. This feature branches off from our Friday's Finest, where we previously showcased our exceptional recruiters. Now, we're shifting gears to shine a light on our executive team. With a tenure of 23 years at CMG, Greg offers valuable insights on his path into the field and his journey to becoming Executive VP.

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Illinois nursing school announces sudden closure

Becker's Hospital Review

Oak Point University will shut down April 19. The school, which offers nursing and health science degrees, shared the news in an internal email to students and staff March 28, according to NBC Chicago. Oak Point has campuses in Oak Brook, Ill., and Chicago.

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Bethany High Balances Olympic Dreams with Occupational Therapy Dedication

University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences

The story of Bethany High, a Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) student at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS), is a testament to passion, perseverance and purpose. High is pursuing dual interests – Olympic-level trap shooting aspirations and a graduate health sciences degree. Her introduction to trap shooting began seven years ago, a pursuit sparked by a chance encounter with a family friend.

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Title V and Maternal Mortality: Federal Funding to Save Lives

Relias

Title V of the Social Security Act provides funding to improve the health and well-being of U.S. mothers, children, and families. Established in 1935, Title V is the oldest federal-state partnership program, providing block grants to states and territories to support maternal and child health (MCH) services such as perinatal care, immunizations, and newborn screening.

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March 30 Is World Bipolar Day

Minority Nurse

The stigma around mental illness is slowly ebbing, but it is by no means gone. Days like World Bipolar Day , held annually on March 30, offer excellent opportunities to spread awareness about this condition including symptoms, treatment, medications, and resources. World Bipolar Day opens the door for people to share their stories and for others to learn how they can get help for themselves or for a loved one.

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Why Menopause Should Matter to Today’s Employers

Speaker: Julie B. Chavez - VP, Strategy & Alliances at Carrot

An estimated 1.1 billion women worldwide will have experienced menopause by 2025. Symptoms like hot flashes, fatigue, and anxiety can be incredibly disruptive — and last for years. But despite its massive impact, little is being done to support those going through menopause in the workplace. In a recent survey, 70% of respondents said they have considered changing their employment to better manage symptoms — perhaps because only 8% received significant support from their employer related to meno

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A Travel Nurse’s Guide to Settling into a New Town

The Gypsy Nurse

Starting a new travel nurse assignment can be both stressful and exciting. While you might have started your travel nursing career because you wanted to experience new places, that doesn’t mean it’s always easy when you have to pick up and move to a strange new place again. It’s understandable if it takes you a little time to adjust. Hopefully, the tips in this guide will help you feel more settled and make the most of your new experience.

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Clinician's most popular side gigs: Vivian

Becker's Hospital Review

Thirty-five percent of clinicians report having a part-time job or side gig, with more than half being within healthcare, a Vivian report found.

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How to Decide Whether Leadership or Management in Nursing Is Right for You

Post University

When you’re thinking about your career goals in nursing, they might include a more advanced position, such as nursing management or nursing leadership. Knowing more about leadership vs management in nursing can help you decide which path is right for you. Consider the following as you weigh your healthcare career options. Differences Between a Leader and Manager in Nursing What are the differences between a leader and a manager in nursing?