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This is a fantastic time to begin training as a nurse, simply because the need has never been greater. Not only are people living longer than they used to and requiring more care, but many healthcare organizations are already having staffing issues. This is expanding an exciting opportunity for those interested in travel nursing. Here are the perks of becoming a travel nurse!
Wound care nurses can offer education to patients and their caretakers about caring for wounds, reducing their incidence, and preventing further complications. Here are five ways in which becoming a wound care specialist can help nurses.
During the coronavirus pandemic, managing nurse stress has become more important now than ever before. COVID has brought with it extra hours on the job, required moves for some, and caused additional stress due to fears of contracting the virus at the workplace. The behind-the-scenes things nurses deal with bring levels of stress that most people cannot begin to relate to.
Fortunately, there are a few stress-relieving modalities that can be done quickly, and from almost anywhere (including a nurse’s break area). One of the most important being mindfulness meditation. Read more here.
Today’s nurses are working under a cloud of fear and stress, which can lead to physical and psychological symptoms. However, there are steps that nurses can take to minimize the effects of high-stress levels and keep themselves and their families balanced.
Healthcare providers with different cultural backgrounds, ethnicities, genders, age ranges, and/or sexual identities — can have a significant impact on the availability and quality of care patients receive. Read more to learn about why diversity in healthcare is important.