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Nursing Maneuvers for Shoulder Dystocia

Relias

Though relatively rare, shoulder dystocia can cause serious complications if not addressed quickly and effectively. To protect the health of both parents and infants, obstetric care teams must have a robust shoulder dystocia management plan in place. They must also continuously improve their shoulder dystocia preparation and management skills. In this article, we’ll review nursing maneuvers for shoulder dystocia and the key role nurses play in shoulder dystocia cases.

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Northwestern illuminates nursing pathway for nonclinical workers

Becker's Hospital Review

Kiana Smith joined Northwestern Medicine two years ago as a Panera Bread employee before becoming a security guard in the emergency department. Time around patients sparked her interest in a clinical role, and thanks to a systemwide program, she achieved the career leap.

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10 Essential Qualities of a Good Nurse | symplr

Symplr

Nurses epitomize compassion, expertise, and unparalleled bravery, especially highlighted during the COVID-19 pandemic. Their dedication and integrity have rightfully earned the nursing profession the top spot in the Gallup Poll as the most trusted, honest, and ethical. Recognizing their profound impact, Nurses Month in May serves as a celebration of the remarkable characteristics that make nurses indispensable.

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Nurse Input is Crucial to Jefferson Health’s Virtual Nursing Program

Health Leaders | Nursing

The health system is getting feedback from the front lines to make sure its Virtual Nursing program will meet expectations and become a permanent part of patient care Virtual nursing programs require careful planning. And no one knows that better than the nurses. “Including those bedside nurses [in planning] is the most important thing you can ever do,” says Laura Gartner, DNP, MS, RN, RN-BC, NEA-BC , Associate CNIO for Jefferson Health.

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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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Nurse Scientists: Leading Nursing Innovation and Scholarship 

Daily Nurse

As a profession, nursing is often viewed as both an art and a science. On the one hand, there’s the art of communication, connection, emotional and relational intelligence, and navigating the multifaceted aspects of the nurse-patient relationship and the collaborative nature of care delivery. On the other hand, we have the science of nursing and the deep well of intellectual savvy and scientific insight that serve as the underpinnings of evidence-based care and a constantly expanding body of nur

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Pro Tips to Boost Your Energy at Work as a Travel Nurse

The Gypsy Nurse

Fusion Medical Staffing provided this article. We all need an extra energy boost now and then, especially travel nurses like you who work odd hours and shifts. When the days are long, and the naps are short, how do you prevent your battery from crashing? When it comes down to it, there are two main ways to elevate your energy: through healthy and unhealthy ways.

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Spotlighting Assistant Professor Robyn Martin: A Leading Influence in Speech-Language Pathology

University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences

In the ever-evolving landscape of speech-language pathology (SLP), there are shining stars that illuminate the path forward with their expertise, dedication and compassion. Among these luminaries stands Robyn Martin , MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-SCF, Director, SLP Clinical Instruction and assistant professor of the Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology (MS-SLP) program at the University of St.

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Effective Chaperoning in Clinical Settings Training

American Medical Compliance

The following Effective Chaperoning in Clinical Settings Training is designed to educate healthcare providers (HCP) on the role of a chaperone in clinical settings. Chaperoning is an essential practice in healthcare, aimed at safeguarding the dignity, privacy, and comfort of patients during clinical examinations and procedures. Chaperoning also serves to protect healthcare providers by maintaining professional boundaries and ensuring transparency in patient care.

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International Nurses Day: Celebrating the backbone of healthcare

Nursing Review

Nurses rank as the most trusted and dedicated profession in the world. According to the nurses' peak body, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation , the number of nurses in Australia's workforce has grown by 23 per cent, with figures from the Australian Health Practioner Regulation Agency showing that nurses comprise 55 per cent of the healthcare profession.

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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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Privacy and Confidentiality Essentials for Non-HIPAA Entities Training

American Medical Compliance

The following Privacy and Confidentiality Essentials for Non-HIPAA Entities Training is designed to educate workers on the significance of protecting personal information in organizations not covered by HIPAA. Additionally, while many organizations are familiar with the stringent requirements of HIPAA, there are numerous non-HIPAA entities that also handle sensitive information and must adhere to privacy and confidentiality standards.

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Endo nurses to be delivered to regional, rural and remote communities

Nursing Review

One hundred endometriosis nurses will be specially trained and stationed in regional, rural and remote parts of the country to help improve the outcomes for the hundreds of thousands of Australians afflicted with the chronic disease. An estimated one in seven Australian women and girls are affected by endometriosis, a condition where tissue similar to the lining of the womb grows outside the uterus.

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Transplantation Essentials Training for Healthcare Providers

American Medical Compliance

The following Transplantation Essentials Training for Healthcare Providers educates healthcare providers (HCP) on organ transplantation. Organ transplantation is a complex and life-saving medical procedure. Moreover, whether you are directly involved in transplantation surgeries, patient care, or supportive roles, this training is designed to equip you with the essential knowledge and skills needed to excel in this critical field.

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‘We deserve more’: Nurses union calls for 15% pay rise

Nursing Review

A nurses' union has warned the state government that it will be pursuing more action to build up the depleting public hospital workforce. In a statement released yesterday, the NSW Nurse and Midwives' Association (NSWNMA) called for a 15 per cent pay rise and improved conditions to repair the nursing and midwifery workforce across public NSW hospitals.

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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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Illinois Opioid Prescribing and Opioid Abuse Training for Dental Healthcare Providers

American Medical Compliance

The Illinois Opioid Prescribing and Opioid Abuse Training for Dental Healthcare Providers educates dental healthcare providers (DHCP) on opioids. As a dental professional, your role in managing pain and prescribing medications is crucial, not only for the immediate comfort of your patients but also for their long-term health and well-being. With the opioid crisis continuing to impact communities across the nation, it’s essential to stay informed and equipped with the latest knowledge and

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What we know about the budget so far

Nursing Review

Tonight, the second Labor Budget will be delivered by Federal Treasurer Jim Chalmers. Mr Chalmers has said the Budget will focus on easing financial pain and bolstering new growth without worsening inflation. "This is not the time for scorched earth austerity … this is not the time to slash and burn in the budget, when people are doing it tough and when growth in our economy is weaker than we would like it to be," Mr Chalmers said.

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Vermont Violence in the Workplace for Dental Healthcare Employees

American Medical Compliance

Workplace violence is an issue that can affect any professional setting, and dental practices are no exception. Ensuring a safe and secure environment for both patients and staff is crucial for the effective operation of any dental facility. In this comprehensive Vermont course, you will learn to identify potential risks, understand the dynamics of workplace violence, and implement effective prevention strategies.

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Giving back to those who give: Providence mental health benefits for caregivers

Providence

Mental health is just as important to our overall well-being as our physical health—but a recent CNN/Kaiser Family Foundation survey revealed that 90% of Americans feel the country is experiencing a mental health crisis.

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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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Forget ringing a button for a nurse. Patients now are now wearing one

Health Leaders | Nursing

Patients admitted to Houston Methodist Hospital get a monitoring device about the size of a half-dollar affixed to their chest — and an unwitting role in the expanding use of artificial intelligence in health care.

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Risk Management for Shoulder Dystocia Claims

Relias

Shoulder dystocia is a relatively uncommon birthing complication that occurs when one or both of a baby’s shoulders get stuck in the birthing parent’s pelvis during labor. Despite its relatively low rate of occurrence — and the fact that a majority of babies in these cases are born safely — shoulder dystocia is still a leading cause of litigation in obstetrics.

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Expanding Roles of APPs and PAs in Healthcare

Ensearch

As workforce shortages persist across the healthcare sector, medical professionals remain in high demand. There seems to be no end in sight for the medical staffing shortfall so healthcare leaders are looking to different solutions to ensure comprehensive patient care. Here, we take a look at how the roles of advanced practice providers (APPs) and [.

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Contributed Content: National Nurses Month: Enhancing Nursing Support Systems to Address Burnout

Health Leaders | Nursing

Fostering a culture that prioritizes employee wellbeing is a vital step towards mitigating burnout. Editor's note: Kathy Driscoll, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, CCM, is the senior vice president and chief nursing officer at Humana. As health care professionals, we are no strangers to the perils of burnout. This is a crisis that predates the pandemic and has persisted at an alarming rate in the United States, as 49% of physicians report experiencing burnout and 64% of nurses say they feel “a great deal of str

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Trust, equity, and hospitals’ ‘front door’

Penn Medicine News

Emergency departments are hospitals’ “front door," so Penn Medicine is doing everything it can to make them a trusted space for everyone.

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Hearings begin for nurse-to-patient ratio legislation in Ohio

Health Leaders | Nursing

Last week was National Nurses week, and in Ohio, lawmakers held the first hearing for a measure codifying nurse-to-patient ratios.

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Nurses at Ascension Saint Joseph Hospital in Joliet reach tentative deal after strike

Health Leaders | Nursing

A tentative agreement has been reached between Ascension Saint Joseph in Joliet and its nurses.

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