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Health Care Workers Push for Their Own Confidential Mental Health Treatment

American Nurse

States are redefining when medical professionals can get mental health treatment without risking notifying the boards that regulate their licenses. Too often, health care workers wait to seek counseling or addiction treatment, causing their work and patient care to suffer, said Jean Branscum, CEO of the Montana Medical Association, an industry group representing doctors.

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A CRNA Career Path: Meet Bijal Chaturvedi

Minority Nurse

Nurses considering a career in nurse anesthesiology know the role is complex and demands a high level of critical thinking and commitment. The career path, in which many certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs) obtain a doctor of nursing practice degree, also offers a high salary and an upward projection of job openings. With a dynamic mix of clinical practice and the capability to work in many settings, nurse anesthetists find a rewarding career.

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Nurses given bodycams after surge in abuse from patients

Nursing Times

Read why a London NHS trust is introducing bodycams for nurses in A&E and frailty units and upping security.

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Relevancy of Rosemary Ellis’s 1969 Conceptualization of “Nursing Theory Guided Practice” to the 21st Century Nurse

Nursology

Guest Contributors: Marie Gill, Laura Reed, Keesha Roach, Janet Tucker In 2021, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) published The Essentials: Core Competencies for Professional Nursing Education. One of the outlined competencies addresses the integration of theory and related concepts across entry- and advanced-level nursing programs.

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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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NMC updates guidance on abuse by nurses outside of work

Nursing Times

Read more about updates to the nursing regulator's guidance on how it deals with concerns about behaviour outside of professional practice.

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The Relentless School Nurse: Embracing the “Two Things Can Be True” Mindset!

The Relentless School Nurse

Embracing the Duality of School Nursing: Navigating Love and Challenges In the realm of school nursing, a profession that demands unwavering dedication, boundless compassion, and unyielding resilience, a delicate balance exists between the profound love for the job and the myriad challenges that accompany it. The intricate dance of school nursing, where passion intertwines with exhaustion, and fulfillment coexists with frustration.

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Nearly 1 in 3 nurse leaders planning to exit their hospital roles in '24

Becker's Hospital Review

Nurse leaders say they do not have sufficient financial resources to address the needs of their workforce. Even with the addition of workflow technology and new tools, 72% say they are burned out, and burnout is prompting 31% to consider leaving their jobs, according to a report published Feb. 27 by AMN Healthcare.

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Employee Empowerment in the Workplace

Celayix

When it comes to workforce management, an area that is often overlooked is employee empowerment. An important step in being an effective leader is giving your employees the freedom and resources to feel empowered to take their contributions to the next level. Helping your employees do their jobs without micromanagement can bring a wide range of benefits to you and your organization.

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Wait times, empathy, and enhancing patient experience

NRC Health

Dave “e-Patient Dave” deBronkart, a cancer survivor, blogger, and healthcare activist shares his story of how a cancer diagnosis helped him become a more empowered, engaged patient, which improved his health and led to a new calling for him. The post Wait times, empathy, and enhancing patient experience appeared first on NRC Health.

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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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Which Payroll Schedule Suits Your Business?

Celayix

In the realm of business operations, few things are as crucial as managing payroll efficiently. Paying employees correctly and on time, and following rules, can be challenging for businesses. Payroll is a complex and important part of running a company, whether you’re a small business or a large enterprise. With that in mind, employers must decide on a payroll schedule that meets their needs and their employees’ expectations.

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HL Shorts: Technological Trends in Nursing

Health Leaders | Nursing

Virtual care, wearables, and AI are going to revolutionize nursing, says this CNO. On this week’s episode of HL Shorts, we hear from Lisa Dolan, Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at Ardent Health Services, about technological trends in nursing. Tune in to hear her insights.

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12 Thoughtful Mother’s Day Gifts for Travel Nurse Moms

The Gypsy Nurse

With Mother’s Day coming up, you might want to plan a gift for your mom, a travel nurse. If you can’t come up with ideas, here are some 12 thoughtful gift ideas that your mom might appreciate if they receive them. 12 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Travel Nurses 1. Flower bouquets There’s a reason why flower bouquets are still a go-to gift for mothers during their day.

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North Philly Mini Nurse Academy teaches kids vital skills, showcases career options in health care

Health Leaders | Nursing

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Area Black Nurses Association held its second annual Mini Nurse Academy at General George G. Meade School in North Philly.

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Maximizing Your Benefits Strategy: Reframing the Way We View Fertility

Speaker: Lizzie Wright - Director of Customer Success at Carrot Fertility

Employee expectations around benefits and workplace support have evolved in step with the growing need for fertility and family-forming care. As HR professionals, it is our job to ensure employees have a comprehensive understanding of the benefits our organizations offer and how they can utilize them. Before educating employees, we first need to understand the rising healthcare costs and the financial burden of fertility care.

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A living legend of health equity in stroke and heart disease

Penn Medicine News

Edward S. Cooper, MD, an accomplished Black physician, made groundbreaking achievements in cardiology and health equity. His impact continues to resonate.

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Nurses at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center earn national recognition for excellence

Health Leaders | Nursing

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) has awarded Magnet Recognition to nurses at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center.

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Downsides of and alternatives to layoffs

Nursing Management

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New NICU tech helping nurses boost care for babies

Health Leaders | Nursing

St. Joseph’s Health Hospital just got new monitors in the NICU, and the team says they’re helping nurses be more efficient.

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Leveling the Playing Field: How HR Can Equitably Improve Health Outcomes Through Fertility Benefits

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

As HR and total rewards professionals, we are often seeking opportunities to foster a better sense of community and belonging amongst employees - ensuring that all employees have an equitable opportunity to receive fertility treatments is one of the many ways this can be achieved. Fertility benefits make it possible for employees to access treatments like IVF.

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The nurse manager work environment: Is it healthy?

Nursing Management

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Views From ViVE: 5 Top Talking Points (So Far) in LA This Week

Health Leaders | Nursing

With ViVE 2024 picking up steam this week in Los Angeles, here's what attendees are talking about A few trends picked up during the first two days at ViVE 2024: Telehealth isn't dead. Despite the recent struggles of Amwell and Teladoc, two of the biggest kids in the sandbox, telehealth is as popular as ever. The growth is being driven by disruptors, non-traditional providers and others who want a quick and seamless path to connect their patient/customer to a clinician.