The Advantages of a Travel Medical Technologist or Medical Laboratory Technician

If you’re a Medical Technologist or Medical Laboratory Technician, you may have never thought about becoming a healthcare traveler before. Sure, nurses do travel assignments at hospitals all over the country, but there isn’t as much buzz around the growing demand for traveling medical technologist professionals and traveling medical laboratory…

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How to Succeed un an Online Nursing Program

Success in most things is largely dependent on an individual’s ability to self-motivate. But, the tips below can be used as a blueprint to help you succeed in an online nursing program. Manage your time wisely Online students face a lot of distractions. For one, your classes are on the Internet—just a click…

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Nursing Symbols, Test Yourself

The number of years you’re practicing the profession doesn’t guarantee you know it all. If you’re feeling confident, put your knowledge to the test and see how well you’ll do. Ready? When you’re a nurse, you come across these symbols several times in a day. Tell us how you did!…

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5 Fun Facts About Nurses

Have you ever wondered how many nurses make up the entire country’s population? Or which country provides the U.S. with the most nurses? We’ve rounded up the answers below. 1. Nurses could take over a country…hypothetically. Nurses who actively work in nursing in the United States make up 0.76 percent…

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Administer Meds Without a Doctor’s Order? Proceed With Caution​

Administer Meds Without a Doctor’s Order? Proceed With Caution​ Registered nurses generally should administer medications only with a physician’s order. Only certain advanced practice nurses have prescriptive authority, and their qualifications, as well as the type of drug and the amount they are allowed to prescribe, vary from state to…

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Nurses In Uniform: Is It Okay to Wear Scrubs In Public?

Nurses In Uniform: Is It Okay to Wear Scrubs In Public? (NurseBuff weekly) Frankly, no. While scrubs come in different colors, styles and patterns, these are not enough reasons for you to flaunt them out of your workplace. Not only is it considered a major fashion blunder, it can actually…

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From Student to Scrubs: 5 Ways to Land the Job

From Student to Scrubs: 5 Ways to Land the Job (NurseBuff weekly newsletter) It’s clear that the journey to receive your bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) degree is no easy feat, especially if you take a moment to reflect on all the prerequisites you have undertaken. Over the last…

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Want a career in healthcare? Visit www.Medicalcareerspecialists.com NOW!

Want to become an LPN but needing more experience? Want to be able to achieve your goal in a short period of time? How does a few weeks sound? If you answered YES to any of these questions then we have just the place for you! That’s right, Medical Career…

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Bringing Back The 5 Ethical Conducts of Nursing

Bringing Back The 5 Ethical Conducts of Nursing by Nganya Joy Oct 13, 2016 Let’s start off by defining the term ethics. Ethics simply means code of conduct. Nursing is the act and science of taking care of an individual, sick or well, doing those things that will contribute to…

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Experiencing Self-Doubt? 9 Confidence- Building Strategies for Nurses.

American Sentinel Jan 4, 2017 It takes time to become familiar with a new role and new responsibilities, whether you’re just starting your career or making a career change of some type. This is true in any industry. Yet in healthcare, the stakes are high and the pressure can mount…

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