What Qualities Make a Good Leader?

Leadership /ˈlēdərˌSHip/ (noun): the action of leading a group of people or an organization. Anyone can be assigned a leadership role, for example, a manager, supervisor, commander, etc. A leader doesn’t always come with a title, and a title doesn’t always make someone a good leader. A person with good leadership skills is able to create connections with their group members and build a solid … Continue reading What Qualities Make a Good Leader?

How Do Continuing Education Units (CEUs) Affect Your Nursing Career? 

Before you can renew your license, the state you live in may require you to get a set amount of continuing education credits. Different states require different amounts of CEUs to be completed, and they have different time frames for completion, so make sure you are aware of your state’s licensure rules. Some states may require you to get CEUs on a specific topic. For … Continue reading How Do Continuing Education Units (CEUs) Affect Your Nursing Career? 

What is Forensic Radiology?

Beyond medical procedures, radiology plays an important role in many industries. When it comes to law, forensic radiology can help gather evidence for causes of death and determine the identities of bodies. Many think that the first instance of forensic radiology happened when Professor AW Wright tested the newly discovered x-ray photography on a dead rabbit in the 1890s. The photo showed dark spots on … Continue reading What is Forensic Radiology?

The Best (and Worst) Parts of Being a Nurse 

Nursing is a demanding career. Many go into the industry bright-eyed, hoping to make a difference in the world by helping people. While nursing can be very rewarding, it requires a lot of strength.  What are the best (and worst) parts of being a nurse?   Pro: You get to help people  Many go into nursing because they feel called to help people. Nursing is a … Continue reading The Best (and Worst) Parts of Being a Nurse 

CT Jobs Abound – Do We Have an Answer to the Shortage of RT’s?

Advertisements, sign on bonuses, and robust hiring packages are the grist of the labor mill recently.  It appears that COVID-19 took a toll on more than just our patient population. Many health care practitioners retired, changed fields, and/or decided to stay home in the aftermath.  Those that remain loyal and determined find themselves working in environments with extended hours, more overtime, and severe staffing shortages. … Continue reading CT Jobs Abound – Do We Have an Answer to the Shortage of RT’s?

5 Steps to Solving Healthcare Ethical Dilemmas

Ethics play a major role in the healthcare industry. After all, you are responsible for people’s lives and their wellbeing. Every healthcare professional knows about the four pillars of medical ethics, but what do you do when you’re faced with an ethical dilemma?   A dilemma could be as small as accepting a gift or as major as making a life-altering decision. Unfortunately, ethical dilemmas do … Continue reading 5 Steps to Solving Healthcare Ethical Dilemmas

10 Tips to Combat Burnout for Healthcare Workers

Throughout the pandemic, healthcare workers have had to put in extra time and effort due to the increased intake of patients and staffing shortages that affected every healthcare facility. Occupational burnout, while prevalent in every industry, has increased for healthcare professionals. Before the pandemic, 80% of providers reported some degree of burnout, and out of those, 64% said that the pandemic made it worse. There … Continue reading 10 Tips to Combat Burnout for Healthcare Workers