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FTC Bans Noncompete Clause: What Does It Mean for Nurse Practitioners?

Nurse Practitioners in Business

Have you experienced restrictions or limitations because of a noncompete clause in your contract? If you had to contend with a noncompete clause in the past, you understand how limiting and frustrating it can be. But first, let’s define what it is. What Is a Noncompete Clause? Typically, a noncompete clause is part of an employment contract. It limits or prevents a worker from working for competitors for a set amount of time after leaving employment.

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Nursing Week 2024

Life of a Nurse

It’s the annual series of events to celebrate how nurses contribute to the health care system. The word crisis has been used frequently in preceding months and years, though we’re seeing the harvest of new staffing models, modalities of practice that some can prolong life just not with a great deal of quality of life. Yes there are some promising treatments in cancer such as immune therapy, individualized chemotherapy, and does anyone know what the Princess of Wales received “p

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5 Ways Provider Credentialing Leaders Can Prepare for Big Spikes | symplr

Symplr

Whether you work for a hospital, payer, or specialty organization, provider credentialing is more than a ‘check the box’ regulatory requirement, it is an essential safety component of healthcare.

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Unlock the Power of Nursing: Top Three Must-Have Nursing Books for Your Bookshelf

Daily Nurse

Meet Dr. Deborah Dolan Hunt, PhD, RN, a nurse who is making a positive impact as an educator, writer, and scholar. She is a full professor at the Dr. Betty L. Forest Dean of the College of Nursing and Public Health at Adelphi University and has authored three essential nursing books for Springer Publishing: Fast Facts About the Nursing Profession , The New Nurse Educator , and The Nurse Professional.

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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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AdventHealth in Central Florida hires 10,000 nurses in four years as shortage looms

Health News Florida | Nurses

A nursing shortage looms on the horizon driven by Florida's growing elderly population. But AdventHealth has hired 10,000 nurses since 2020.

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NMC endorses framework to address concerns more quickly

Nursing Times

Read about a new partnership agreement between health and social care regulators in Northern Ireland which aims to speed up cases.

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Making Self-care a Priority

Minority Nurse

As a nurse, you ’ re empathetic and compassionate and go out of your way to ensure you provide your patients with the best possible care. But when it comes to looking after yourself, self-care may get prioritized far down the list – or not at all. Such a mindset may be harmful to you and, ultimately, your patients. Nurses are great patient advocates, but “we do need to start advocating for ourselves because you can’t keep helping everyone.

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Travel Nurse Mental Health: Taking Care of Yourself

The Gypsy Nurse

Triage Healthcare Staffing provided this article. May is Mental Health Awareness Month and May 6 also just happens to be the start of Nurses Week. In honor of both, we’re putting together some tips to help maintain your mental health while on assignment. Taking care of yourself helps you avoid burnout, which is something everyone can use. Travel Nurse Mental Health Tips: Travel Nurse Mental Health Tip #1: Take Time for Yourself You can’t take care of others if you aren’t taking care of yourself

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Ohio nurse staffing ratio bill gets first committee hearing

Health Leaders | Nursing

Proposed state legislation that would mandate staffing ratios for nurses in hospitals had its first committee hearing this week, where the bill’s primary sponsors provided testimony in favor of the bill.

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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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Keck Medicine creates nursing institute 

Becker's Hospital Review

"Discover the new USC Nursing Institute, dedicated to promoting excellence in nursing through training, research, and educational opportunities for over 4,000 n

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Nurses push for a STEM designation

Health Leaders | Nursing

As the country struggles with nursing shortages, some in the field are pushing for a federal solution: a new STEM designation.

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AORN's longest-serving CEO to retire

Becker's Hospital Review

Linda Groah, MSN, RN, will be retiring as CEO and executive director of the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses after 17 years at the helm.

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CT could soon join multi-state nursing compact after bill passes in Senate

Health Leaders | Nursing

State lawmakers took a major stride to address the issue by passing legislation to enter the national nurse licensure compact.

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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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Transforming patient care: The power of the bedside shift report

NRC Health

Learn how a specific nurse team tactic supports care teams and the patient experience alike with Jennifer Valdovinos BSN, RN from PIH Health. A special guest blog for #NursesWeek The post Transforming patient care: The power of the bedside shift report appeared first on NRC Health.