How to Use Social Media as a Healthcare Professional

Using social media as a professional can be tricky to navigate. On one hand, social media offers a platform to professionally network, promote services and products, and spread information. However, it can also backfire and create conflict. The newer generation of healthcare professionals are tech savvy, which means their digital footprint is larger and more prolific compared to others who are already in the workforce. … Continue reading How to Use Social Media as a Healthcare Professional

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? 

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 

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

How to Create a LGBTQIA+ Friendly Healthcare Practice

In the last ten years, the percentage of US adults who identify as something other than heterosexual has more than doubled. How does this affect medical practices? Finding LGBTQIA+ friendly places don’t pertain only to bars and social groups, but also to making sure as a community we get the proper care we need. If you are looking to make a practice more inclusive and … Continue reading How to Create a LGBTQIA+ Friendly Healthcare Practice

Contract 101 for Healthcare Professionals

Picture this: You finish clinical training, you get all your certifications, you get a license to practice, and you’re ready to work. A contract is offered to you by XYZ hospital. You gladly take it and thank them for giving you the opportunity. Suddenly the job isn’t what you expected. You are overworked, underpaid, and never know where you’ll be working– but it was stated … Continue reading Contract 101 for Healthcare Professionals

7 Must-Have Soft Skills for Every Exceptional Nurse

There are about 5.13 million registered nurses in the United States and over 900 thousand registered PNs. Nursing is a growing industry, and it can become hard to stand out when there are many other applicants going for the same opportunities. As a staffing agency, we discover applicants’ hard skills through their resumes, by seeing their performance level in a skills checklist, and seeing proof … Continue reading 7 Must-Have Soft Skills for Every Exceptional Nurse

5 Common Misconceptions About Autism and How You Can Help End the Stigma

The earliest description of Autism in a person was first recorded in 1799, though the term “Autism” wasn’t coined until 1911 in Germany. However, the definition for “Autism” initially described severe hallucination and schizophrenia in children and was later changed by Michael Rutter, leading child-psychiatric researcher, in 1972. Rutter stated, “the autistic child has a deficiency of fantasy rather than an excess.” Autism through the … Continue reading 5 Common Misconceptions About Autism and How You Can Help End the Stigma