Finding the Perfect Job Match: 6 Factors to Consider

Location Don’t just appreciate a location in theory, research why you’d want to live there for an assignment. Find specific examples of your activity of choice – whether it be the nightlife, outdoor fun or sightseeing – and keep mental notes so that you can take advantage of these things…

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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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Top 5 Super Foods for busy Nurses

  Nurses are notorious in skipping meals for a good reason and that is to get their daily tasks done. However, taking the nutritional power of food for granted can eventually take its toll not just on the nurse’s health but also to her performance as the main agent of…

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How Many Patients Per Nurse? Correct Nurse To Patient Ratio

How many patients per nurse? Correct nurse to patient ratio. (as featured on www.Nursebuff.com) Nurse to patient ratio is probably one of the most talked about issues in nursing. And apparently, it’s also one of the most common reasons why nurses leave the profession. When an institution suffers from short…

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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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The Ins and Outs of Patient Abandonment

The Ins and Outs of Patient Abandonment ​​​​​​ As a nursing student, you know that you should never “abandon” a patient. But what exactly is patient abandonment? And how do you protect yourself from being accused of this type of unprofessional conduct? When a nurse deserts or neglects a patient…

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Risk Management Nurse Jobs And How To Get Them

Risk Management Nurse Jobs And How To Get Them (NurseBuff Weekly 6/05/17) Nursing, on its own, is already a challenging job. If you feel like the demands of the job aren’t enough, it’s probably right that you find a specialty that can challenge you to grow and be flexible. If…

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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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5 Ways Nurses Can Master Cultural Competence in Nursing

5 Ways Nurses Can Master Cultural Competence in Nursing (NurseBuff weekly newsletter) Here are 5 ways health professionals can increase their level of cultural competence to better help their patients. Foster Curiosity The first step in cultural competency is an exposure to cultures other than one’s own. Sheri Sawchuk, MSN,…

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