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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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Showing Gratitude this Week

Emerging RN Leader

By Rose O. Sherman, EdD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN Nurses Appreciation Week is an important reminder to show gratitude to nursing staff for all they do. As leaders, we have two powerful leadership tools: gratitude and appreciation. What is so interesting about gratitude is that while you make others feel good, Harvard research has found that thanking […] The post Showing Gratitude this Week appeared first on Emerging Nurse Leader.

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HAPPY NURSES MONTH- Let’s Celebrate You!

The Nursing Site

Today is May 6 and it’s Nurses Day 2024 in the US. HAPPY NURSES MONTH- Let’s Celebrate You! We wish all of you, and all nurses around the world a wonderful day! Celebrate Yourselves! Not all employers will even mention or note that it’s May and it’s Nurses Month, or it’s May 6 and it’s Nurses Day. Don’t let that define you! You are a NURSE and You Make a Difference in Someone’s Life Every Day!

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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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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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Honoring Mary Eliza Mahoney, America’s First Licensed Black Nurse

Minority Nurse

This National Nurses Week, learn more about Mary Eliza Mahoney, America’s first professionally-trained Black nurse whose birthday lies on May 7, the second day of National Nurses Week. Mahoney’s journey to becoming a nurse in the 1800s was full of setbacks she couldn’t control, yet she persevered to create a decades-long career as a nurse known for compassion and bringing comfort to others.

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The Relentless School Nurse: I’m a School Nurse, of course I…”

The Relentless School Nurse

Lynne Signore BSN, RN, NCSN, is a Maine high school nurse who created this clever TikTok “Of Course” video to share lighthearted stereotypes and common misperceptions of school nursing. The trend follows a simple formula: “I’m a , of course, I _.” Lynne’s final line, says it all! Happy Nurses Week 2024, friends! I’m a School Nurse from Lynne Signore on Vimeo.

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15 Amazing 2024 Nurse Week Freebies You Shouldn’t Miss

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. Nurses deserve only the best. After all, they go through a lot. With all the things they do for their patients, they rarely have time to care for themselves. With that, it’s […] The post 15 Amazing 2024 Nurse Week Freebies You Shouldn’t Miss appeared first on NurseBuff.

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Why Finding a Nursing Community Is Important

Minority Nurse

Busy nurses don ’ t always seek out professional organizations or groups dedicated to nursing, and for valid reasons. They need more time or energy to devote to a group, the meetings are inconvenient, or they see it as an extension of work. However, joining a nursing community is one of the most powerful personal and career moves a nurse can make. “The importance of community is relevant to nurses at all levels of their careers,” says Gloria E.

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Wellbeing 101: How CNOs Can Provide Support and Build Resiliency

Health Leaders | Nursing

Nurse wellbeing is critical to positive patient outcomes and the overall success of a health system. Being a nurse is difficult. The job entails long hours, substantial workloads, and the heavy emotional burden of guiding patients through some of the toughest moments of their lives. Nurse wellbeing is essential to the success of a health system, and it is the CNO's job to make sure they are providing programs and support to help keep their staff safe and well.

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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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11 hospital executives' thank-you notes to nurses

Becker's Hospital Review

In honor of National Nurses Month and National Nurses Week (May 6-12), hospitals and health systems are recognizing the difference nurses make in their organizations.

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Anne Boykin Institute for the Advancement of Caring in Nursing (ABI) Summer Academy: June 20-21, 2024 – “Earth Caring: Tending our Common Home”

Nursology

The Anne Boykin Institute was founded in 2012 to be a global catalyst for promoting the universal visibility and significance of caring in nursing. The mission of the ABI is to provide leadership for nursing education, practice and research grounded in caring science and to promote the valuing of caring across disciplines.

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Burn Care for Underserved Communities: A Certified Burn Nurse’s Perspective

Minority Nurse

Along with their trauma and flight nursing colleagues, burn nurses are now privileged to demonstrate their expertise in burn care with the new Certified Burn Registered Nurse (CBRN) exam from the Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing (BCEN). Introduced in the fall of 2023, CBRN certification spans the entire burn care continuum including prehospital care and initial management, acute and critical care, post-acute rehabilitation, outpatient and community care, and aftercare and reintegrati

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A Chorus of Nursing Voices and the Timeless Truths of Ancient Tragedy

Amercan Journal of Nursing

Nurses’ yearning to be supported and seen as human beings. Fluorescent lights flicker. A relentless symphony of beeps and alarms, the scent of disinfectant wipes seeping through the fibers of a surgical mask. Keystrokes on keyboards keep charts in check while medications are meticulously prepared: the science of nursing, a 24/7, 365-day dance of care.

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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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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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A Guide to Occupational Therapy for Autism | USAHS

University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) 1 is a neurodevelopmental condition characterized by impaired social communication skills, restricted and repetitive behaviors and isolated areas of interest. Approximately one in 36 children in the United States are diagnosed with ASD, which can be recognized as early as age two but is typically detected after age five. 2 Early diagnosis and intervention can greatly improve outcomes for people with autism. 3 One primary mode of intervention is occupational therapy

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How to strengthen your writing with inclusive, bias-free language

American Nurse

Many factors go into an effective article, from an enticing introduction to compelling visuals and a powerful conclusion. But one factor sometimes overlooked is the use of inclusive, nonbiased language. Words matter. The right words can draw a reader into an article, giving them the opportunity to appreciate the points you’re making. But even one wrong word can offend a reader, causing them to stop reading, letting your points go unappreciated.

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Meet the Inspiring Mother-Daughter Nursing Duo Creating a Legacy of Care

Daily Nurse

Rebellion is a rite of passage for young adults, especially when following in their parents’ footsteps. So, when Angeleen Campbell, the daughter of two registered nurses, set her sights on a career in accounting, it seemed perfectly normal. But destiny, or perhaps a more potent force like genetics, had other plans. Witnessing her family’s dedication to caring for her ailing grandmother at home sparked a flicker of inspiration in Angeleen, slowly but surely nudging her towards a path she initiall

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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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PROS AND CONS OF LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE

Elder Care Matters

Those who have achieved some degree of personal success typically want to convert that success into financial security. Planning carefully for the future involves making good use of acquired resources and identifying likely future expenses. People make moves to protect their assets and to access certain types of benefits. For those nearing retirement age, the… The post PROS AND CONS OF LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE appeared first on Elder Care Directory - ElderCareMatters.com.

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FNU Receives Inclusive Excellence, Belonging, and Sustainability in Nursing Education Award

Diversity Nursing

Versailles, Ky. – Frontier Nursing University (FNU), located in Versailles, Ky., was announced as the private college and university recipient of the 2023 Inclusive Excellence, Belonging, and Sustainability in Nursing Education Award, presented annually by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). This award recognizes outstanding contributions made by a school of nursing that champions inclusive excellence, belonging, and sustainable, innovative strategies in nursing education.

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Bird Flu Is Bad for Poultry and Dairy Cows. It’s Not a Dire Threat for Most of Us — Yet.

American Nurse

Headlines are flying after the Department of Agriculture confirmed that the H5N1 bird flu virus has infected dairy cows around the country. Tests have detected the virus among cattle in nine states, mainly in Texas and New Mexico, and most recently in Colorado, said Nirav Shah, principal deputy director at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at a May 1 event held by the Council on Foreign Relations.

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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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Cute Mother’s Day Gifts That Every Mom Will Love

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. It’s Mother’s Day again – that time of the year when we celebrate mothers all over the world. While every mama hustling on a daily basis to provide and take care of […] The post Cute Mother’s Day Gifts That Every Mom Will Love appeared first on NurseBuff.

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National report reveals key factors impacting safe maternity care

Nursing Times

Read about the findings of a report which has identified the main factors affecting the delivery of safe care in NHS midwifery units.

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It’s all in the family for these bone marrow transplant nurses

Penn Medicine News

Penn Medicine’s bone marrow transplant team already considers itself a family, but having three related nurses in its ranks—often treating the same people at different phases of care—makes them that much stronger.

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Handling Heartache: Navigating Loss as a Young Nurse

Daily Nurse

When you enter nursing, you’re driven by a desire to help, heal, and make a difference in the lives of those you care for. However, an aspect of the job that can catch many off guard is the certainty of facing loss. Despite every effort, the harsh reality is that not all patients can be saved. This is a tough pill to swallow, especially for those just beginning their journey in healthcare.

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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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Fewer nurses intend to leave healthcare, surveys suggest

Becker's Hospital Review

Survey data shows a decrease in nurses planning to leave the field compared to last year.

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The Power of Compassion: Building Therapeutic Relationships with Patients

Diversity Nursing

In the bustling world of healthcare, amidst the flurry of medical charts, diagnostic tests, and treatment plans, it's easy to overlook one of the most potent tools in a Nurse's arsenal; compassion. Yet, it's this quality that often makes the crucial difference in patient outcomes and satisfaction. Let's delve into the profound impact of compassionate care and explore strategies for fostering strong therapeutic relationships with patients and families, even amid challenging circumstances.

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Meet Two Harvard-trained Clinicians Championing Pediatric Mental Health

Daily Nurse

Two distinguished clinicians, Mona Potter, M.D. and Kathryn Boger, Ph.D., ABPP , both Harvard-trained and with nearly two decades of experience in academic medicine, embarked on a mission to revolutionize the pediatric mental health system. Their journey began when they co-developed the McLean Anxiety Mastery Program (MAMP) at McLean Hospital, and then they were determined to apply what they had learned to a larger scale.

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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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