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Privacy Alert – Real Life Stories

Nurse Practitioners in Business

Privacy Alert – Real Life Stories With the majority of personal data online, most people strongly feel the need to protect their privacy for security and safety reasons. You may even be hard-pressed to find anyone arguing that protecting personal data is unnecessary, even though privacy laws in many countries are far stricter than in the US. When we hear of another HIPAA incident, many think of a hospital data breach or a hacked healthcare network.

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Nurses to ACEP: Pause ED accreditation program

Becker's Hospital Review

Emergency department nurses are urging the American College of Emergency Physicians to delay the rollout of its ED accreditation program, arguing that the current framework primarily focuses on physician-driven quality standards and could potentially limit the role of nurses.

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How can nurses partner with environmental engineers to scale-up caring in the Anthropocene? Through Nursing Is STEM, as V-shaped professionals, or more?

American Nurse

With more people living longer and to a higher standard, the resources of planet Earth are being stretched thin. Environmental engineers refer to this condition as “exceeding planetary boundaries.” Nine different boundaries contribute to our understanding of the health of the planet. On one hand, these boundaries include highly politicized concerns such as climate change.

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4 Current Legal Issues in Healthcare | symplr

Symplr

The landscape of healthcare compliance is continually evolving, shaped by new regulations, court decisions, and societal expectations. A recurring theme running through these current regulations centers around the extent of patients’ rights in regard to their healthcare, while at the same time balancing competing legal concerns. Developments just this year have introduced complexities that healthcare organizations must navigate to ensure compliance , safeguard patient rights, and maintain operat

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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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Clinic caregiver perspective: “I love that all cultures are welcome”

Providence

Medical Assistant Alma joined Pacific Medical Centers (PacMed), part of the Providence family of organizations, when she was looking for a shorter commute. While her drivetime did greatly improve—from an hour and a half to about seven minutes—Alma says she’s benefited from working here in even more important ways.

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Florence Nightingale overcame the limits set on proper Victorian women – and brought modern science and statistics to nursing

American Nurse

For nearly 200 years, Florence Nightingale’s name has been synonymous with gentle compassion and mercy. In the mid-19th century, Nightingale became perhaps the most celebrated woman of her era – second only to Queen Victoria – for instituting sanitation practices that sharply cut death rates among British soldiers fighting in the Crimean War. A handsome bronze statue in London’s Waterloo Place has immortalized Nightingale as a slight, graceful figure carrying a lamp, the embodiment of selfless w

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Primary Care or Specialty? Navigating Your Career Path as a Nurse Practitioner

NurseBuff

Choosing between primary care and specialty practice represents a significant decision for nurse practitioners (NPs) planning their career path. Each path offers unique rewards and challenges, and the right choice depends on your professional goals, interests, and lifestyle preferences. Primary care provides the opportunity to build long-term relationships with patients and deliver comprehensive care across […] The post Primary Care or Specialty?

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Healthy College on the Spectrum: Managing Autism as a College Student

Registered Nursing

Going to college can be a big step for anyone, but for students with autism, there are extra things to consider, like health concerns, mental health support, and making sure suitable accommodations are in place. Our guide is here to help make this big step a little easier. Did you know that students with autism attend college at lower rates than their peers – and even fewer graduate?

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10 Tips on Advancing Your Nursing Career

NurseBuff

Advancing your career in nursing requires more than just clinical expertise; it demands strategic planning, continuous education, and proactive networking to navigate and excel in the evolving healthcare landscape. Whether you are a newly graduated nurse looking to carve out a niche or an experienced practitioner aiming for higher echelons, these ten tips are designed […] The post 10 Tips on Advancing Your Nursing Career appeared first on NurseBuff.

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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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Healthy College on the Spectrum: Managing Autism as a College Student

Registered Nursing

Going to college can be a big step for anyone, but for students with autism, there are extra things to consider, like health concerns, mental health support, and making sure suitable accommodations are in place. Our guide is here to help make this big step a little easier. Did you know that students with autism attend college at lower rates than their peers – and even fewer graduate?

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Why AI Can’t Replace The Human Touch

Empowered Nurses

As a nurse with years of experience, I’ve witnessed firsthand the transformative power of technology in healthcare. I was a nurse when dinosaurs roamed the earth! We wore whites and did not have electronic charting. From advanced diagnostics to cutting-edge treatments, there’s no denying that artificial intelligence (AI) has revolutionized many aspects of our field.

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Convenient Care Clinics Trusted as Highly as Primary Care by Majority of Americans

Registered Nursing

Convenient care facilities, like walk-in clinics and urgent care centers, are efficient options that provide immediate, non-emergency medical walk-in services with extended hours, often including weekends. These centers provide essential healthcare services that many Americans need, from annual physical exams to treating minor injuries and illnesses.

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Legal Opioid Prescription Training for Dental Healthcare Professionals

American Medical Compliance

The Opioid Prescription Training for Dental Healthcare Professionals is designed to educate dental healthcare professionals (DHCP) on the serious opioid epidemic in the United States and safety when using opioids. Furthermore, in recent years, the opioid crisis has become a significant public health concern. Moreover, as dental healthcare professionals, you play a critical role in managing pain.

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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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Healthy College on the Spectrum: Managing Autism as a College Student

Registered Nursing

Going to college can be a big step for anyone, but for students with autism, there are extra things to consider, like health concerns, mental health support, and making sure suitable accommodations are in place. Our guide is here to help make this big step a little easier. Did you know that students with autism attend college at lower rates than their peers – and even fewer graduate?

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3 bills to expand scope for nurse practitioners die in committee

Health Leaders | Nursing

After active opposition from the Mississippi State Medical Association and the AMA, lawmakers in the state House of Representatives killed three bills that would have allowed advanced practice registered nurses to practice without physician supervision.

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Igniting Human Understanding: Ryan Donohue

NRC Health

Managing the job board for the career services department in college might seem tedious to many. For Ryan Donohue, however, it was a surprising twist that got him into healthcare, a career he has enjoyed at NRC Health for nearly 20 years. The post Igniting Human Understanding: Ryan Donohue appeared first on NRC Health.

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Mini Nurse Academy introduces students to the field of nursing

Health Leaders | Nursing

There is a special graduation ceremony in Hartford on Thursday for some of the youngest nurses in training. The Mini Nurse Academy aims to attract kids to the field of nursing at a young age.

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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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What, why, how of clinical judgment

Health Leaders | Nursing

The NCSBN research found that nursing students and newly licensed nurses may lack clinical judgment, a true cornerstone of safe practice.