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Dealing with Imposter Syndrome as a New Leader

Emerging RN Leader

By Rose O. Sherman, EdD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN A new leader recently asked me whether the feeling of imposter syndrome and a fear of “people will find out that I don’t know what I am doing” is typical with new leaders. I reassured her that this is quite common and not even restricted to those […] The post Dealing with Imposter Syndrome as a New Leader appeared first on Emerging Nurse Leader.

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Public Comment Period on the 2025 Revisions to the Code of Ethics for Nurses are Open Through July 31

The Nursing Site

Every ten years the American Nurses Association revises the Code of Ethics for Nurses to stay up to date with current trends, challenges and ethical dilemmas facing the nursing profession. Once the panel has gone through the process of meticulously developing the revisions, commenting is opened to the public. The 2025 Revisions to the Code is now open to comments through July 31.

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Connecting the dots with cannabis care

American Nurse

Sherri Mack Nurses are becoming an increasingly important part of the movement to educate patients, other healthcare providers, and the public about cannabis use. Cannabis nursing, a specialty nursing practice focused on providing education and guidance to healthcare consumers on the therapeutic use of cannabis, furthers this effort. But even nurses acknowledge the lack of information in clinical education and in literature.

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Nursing Activism, Compassion and Freedom

Nursology

There are many reasons, in this year of 2024, for people worldwide to be reflecting on the meaning of freedom. Ongoing wars between nation groups bring into sharp focus the reality of power imbalances that encroach on the freedoms of those with less power.

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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’s new chief executive resigns following backlash

Nursing Times

Find out more about the resignation of the Nursing and Midwifery Council's new interim chief executive and registrar, Dawn Brodrick.

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How to Start a Physical Therapy Business: 14 Steps Guide

University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences

Do you dream of starting a physical therapy business after graduating from a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program ? Compared to working as an employee in a clinic, owning a private physical therapist practice gives you more autonomy, helps you grow as an entrepreneur and clinician and offers the potential for higher income. However, starting a physical therapy practice also means putting in longer hours, filling out more paperwork and learning a business skill set on top of your clinical ski

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Challenges and Rewards of Nursing as a Second Career

Daily Nurse

Nursing continues to be one of the most rewarding careers available, and people from all backgrounds are drawn to its fulfilling nature. If you’re like many people, you might have always dreamed of becoming a nurse, but you decided to pursue another career instead. If you still have that dream, know it’s not too late. Nursing has many benefits as a second career, but there are also some challenges.

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From Vision to Reality: Healthcare Leaders Share their Vendor Compliance Journeys | symplr

Symplr

Over the years, complex regulatory mandates, patient and staff safety concerns, and the increasing need for full transparency across hospital activity has fueled efforts to strengthen vendor compliance across the board. For both Cone Health and St. Luke’s Health System , building an infrastructure meant implementing strong policies, standardizing them across facilities, and rolling out thoughtful education programs aimed at developing a culture of compliance with staff and vendors.

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What Is Virtual Physical Therapy? How It Works and Benefits

University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences

The COVID-19 pandemic compelled many physical therapists (PTs) to pivot to virtual healthcare. As a result, virtual physical therapy, also known as telehealth physical therapy , has rapidly grown and allowed many patients to experience online PT appointments for the first time. We define virtual physical therapy, explain how it works and discuss its advantages over in-person visits.

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How UCSF Health is Building Off Telemedicine to Boost Virtual Nursing Capabilities

Health Leaders | Nursing

Previous telemedicine processes are now helping this health system implement virtual nursing, says this nurse leader. While virtual nursing programs are new to several health systems, the concept of telemedicine is not. Kay Burke , chief nursing informatics officer at UCSF Health , shared the four areas where their virtual nursing program is having an impact, and how the health system has built off their telemedicine model to improve virtual nursing workflows.

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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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5-Minute Breakfast Recipes to Power Through Your Nursing Shift!

Daily Nurse

Some of us might not be morning people and would rather sleep in than be at work at 6 a.m. That’s okay—morning shifts can be tough. However, those of us who skip breakfast even when we’re hungry can aggravate feelings of restlessness and make us even hungrier later in the day, causing us to feel sluggish and lose focus when we really need it. Instead of reaching for the nearest peanut butter crackers each time we’re hungry, try out these 5-minute recipes and see if they work for you. 5 Minute

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Factors Influencing Nurses Turnover in Saudi Arabia: A Systematic Review

Nursing Forum

The turnover of nurses has been an ordeal for healthcare institutions not only locally but also globally. It ranges from changing unit or workplace to changing or leaving the nursing profession. High turnover rates affect care provision and organizational cost. Therefore, this review aims to identify the factors that influence nurse turnover in Saudi Arabia.

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10 Physical Therapy Specialties to Boost Your Career

University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences

As a physical therapist (PT), choose one or more physical therapy specialties throughout your professional career. Adding a specialty certification demonstrates your expertise in your area of passion, enhances your credentials and opens doors to new job possibilities, some of which may even be virtual. To specialize in different types of physical therapy, first become a physical therapist and practice direct patient care for at least 2,000 hours in your area of specialization. 1 After that, you

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Advanced practice review delays due to ‘busy summer period’ at NMC

Nursing Times

The post Advanced practice review delays due to ‘busy summer period’ at NMC appeared first on Nursing Times.

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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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Purdue University Northwest Nursing Professor Janet Davis Receives Prestigious Fulbright Award

Daily Nurse

Janet H. Davis , PhD, RN, CNE, MBA, an associate professor of Nursing at Purdue University Northwest (PNW) has been awarded a U.S. Fulbright Faculty Scholar award for the 2024-25 academic year. She will work at the University of Colombo in Sri Lanka to enhance nursing leadership and teaching. During her time in Sri Lanka, Dr. Davis will focus on using evidence-based practices to improve nursing leadership and practice in academic and applied settings.

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Four ways our caregivers in Texas are like family

Providence

Covenant Health, part of the Providence health system, serves West Texas and eastern New Mexico with caregivers delivering on our mission to care for all—including their own coworkers, who they say feel like family. If you’re interested in joining us, read why several of our caregivers in Lubbock, Texas, think Covenant is the best.

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Framing Human Understanding for the healthcare experience

NRC Health

Ryan Donohue, a thought leader in healthcare consumerism, will speak at Human Understanding Beyond | HUB 24 in San Diego, August 21–23, about the impact of Human Understanding on the healthcare industry. The post Framing Human Understanding for the healthcare experience appeared first on NRC Health.

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NMC chair commits to tackling discrimination following racism row

Nursing Times

Find out what the nursing regulator has said in response to controversy about the appointment of an interim chief executive.

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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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Are You Ready to Take a Risk in Your Nursing Career?

Daily Nurse

Have you ever felt that your career needed a jolt of adrenaline? Have you ever sensed that you’re too comfortable and complacent and things need to get shaken up? In our nursing and healthcare careers, we risk becoming too complacent when we’ve been settled into the same job, facility, specialty, or area of expertise for a long time. Things can sometimes get stale and repetitious, with few opportunities for growth and renewal.

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Ochsner's Plan to Optimize the Workforce Through Innovation

Health Leaders | Nursing

New technologies like ambient listening are poised to revolutionize the nursing workforce. As many health systems begin their virtual nursing journey, they must determine what technology they will use and how it will evolve over time. Tiffany Murdock , chief nursing officer at Ochsner Health , described the current technology that the health system is using for virtual nursing, and how they plan to optimize their workforce through new innovations.

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Nurse’s Survival Guide: How to Thrive in Hot Working Conditions

Minority Nurse

Working in hot conditions can feel like a nightmare for nurses in the summer. It doesn’t even have to be hot outside. Older patients might require a warmer temperature inside hospitals and clinics, including dialysis centers. Plus, it doesn’t help if we’re constantly moving or if some of us run naturally warm. We can help ourselves sweat less and be more comfortable at work by cooling down in dangerous temperatures.

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Can Nursing Skills Launch a Biotech Career? Here’s How!

Scrubs

As a nurse, you’ve honed your skills in patient care, communication, and critical thinking—assets that are highly valued across many sectors. But have you ever considered how these capabilities could catapult you into a thriving career in the biotechnology industry? This burgeoning field is not just for scientists with PhDs; nurses have a distinct skill set that can be incredibly beneficial in biotech.

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Top 5 Fall Travel Healthcare Assignment Locations

The Gypsy Nurse

Onestaff Medical provided this article. Heyo, travel healthcare professionals! Feels sacrilegious to start talking about fall travel healthcare assignments already on the 4 th of July, but this is the industry…always thinking 13 weeks out. Fall is an amazing season, offering cool, crisp air, stunning foliage, and festive activities that can turn some assignments into bucket list items.

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Embracing Freedom as a Nurse: A Heartfelt Reflection

Empowered Nurses

Dear Fellow Nurse, As I sit down to pen these thoughts, I find myself reflecting on the many layers of freedom we experience as nurses. Freedom is a profound and multifaceted concept, one that weaves through our professional and personal lives in ways that are both subtle and profound. One of the things I think nurses value is control over their schedule.

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Nurse leadership: Pitfalls and solutions

American Nurse

Consider these solutions to three common mistakes. Stepping into a formal leadership role is exciting. Whether it’s your first supervisor or manager role or an interim position with the potential to become permanent, the new responsibilities can feel empowering and overwhelming. Many of your finely honed nursing skills will serve you well as a manager, but you’ll still have gaps.

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The Role of a Personal Care Assistant in Assisted Living Facilities

CynaMed

2 minute read In order to function properly, assisted living facilities need great staff members. Without them, there wouldn’t be anyone to take care of patients. In particular, a personal care assistant plays an integral role in assisted living facilities. Along with helping in patient care, they also assist doctors and nurses. In this article, we will explain the important role of personal care assistants in assisted living facilities.

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How to Increase the Productivity of Nursing Staff

Scrubs

The success of any healthcare institution or private practitioner depends largely on the competence and work ethic of nurses. Ensuring the best possible outcomes for patients won’t be possible when providers lack expert support. However, more than expertise, it also matters to invest in nursing staff that can produce quality work. Then again, this is the sort of challenge that continues to hound healthcare providers for ages.

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Behavioral Education Training for Healthcare Providers

American Medical Compliance

The Behavioral Education Training for Healthcare Providers (HCP) aims to fully educate healthcare providers on professional behavior in healthcare settings. Furthermore, training on proper and appropriate behavior within healthcare settings is necessary for a safe and positive work environment. This course offers valuable insight and practical strategies aimed towards achieving the best and safest workplace setting through education on behavioral training for healthcare providers.

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It’s time embrace AI in nursing

American Nurse

As leader of patient care strategy at Mednition, Deena Brecher, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, ACNS-BC, FAEN, was instrumental in developing KATE, the company’s flagship artificial intelligence (AI) platform designed to help clinicians make better, more informed decisions at the point of care. This content is for Digital Access and Print Plus subscribers only.

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How the new generation of younger nurses is impacting the future of care

Health Leaders | Nursing

With the continued rise of burnout and fewer mentors in the workplace, government agencies—along with private companies and nonprofits—have been investing millions in recruiting and retaining experienced employees in the nursing industry.

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Virtual Nurse Jobs and Telehealth: Help More People in More Places

Relias

What are virtual nursing and telehealth? Virtual nursing and telehealth are two terms that are often used interchangeably, but they have different meanings. Telehealth is a broader term that encompasses the use of technology to deliver healthcare services remotely. Virtual nursing is a subset of telehealth. Telehealth includes telemedicine, which is the diagnosis and treatment of patients via video or phone, as well as other services, such as remote patient monitoring, health education, and dat

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Maryland Infection Control Training for Dental Healthcare Professionals

American Medical Compliance

The Maryland Infection Control Training for Dental Healthcare Providers aims to fully educate dental healthcare providers (DHCP) on how to protect themselves and others and mitigate community transmission of infectious diseases. Furthermore, understanding state regulations and proper procedures can prevent the transmission of infections among patients and DHCP.

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ANA Enterprise News, July 2024

American Nurse

In April, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a final rule to ban almost all noncompete agreements, which prohibit an estimated 30 million workers—including nurses and other healthcare providers—from starting a new job or new company after they leave an employer. The new rule would ban nearly all new noncompete agreements and render most existing agreements unenforceable.

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