A Crisis in Cancer Care
An older population means more cancer, but the number of oncology professionals is dwindling. The Institute of Medicine warned in a 2013 study, that the number of clinicians and other professionals specializing in oncology "may soon be too small to care for..."
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Career Satisfaction vs. Job Satisfaction
After all the sacrifices and hard work, are you still happy with your choice to pursue a nursing career? If so, you are among the vast majority of nurses who claim to be satisfied with their careers. But a much smaller percentage of nurses are satisfied with their actual jobs...
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Staffing Matters Winter 2013 Issue
Created by AMN Healthcare's clinical leadership team, Staffing Matters delivers the
expertise of industry leaders whose hands-on experience and insights are influencing the trends
and issues impacting healthcare staffing today.
In this issue:
Social Recruiting in Healthcare
Recently, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projected registered nurses and other
healthcare professionals to see the largest numerical growth between now and 2018 in
the U.S. With healthcare hiring a given, the question is, are organizations in the
sector considering how job seekers are looking for jobs today? Learn how social media is
helping match healthcare organizations with job seekers.
Social Media Lessons for Nurses
Social networking can be a tool to foster professional connections, enrich a
nurse's knowledge base, and promote timely communication with peers, patients
and family members. Yet, unlike in many other industries, if used inappropriately, it can result in
Read the Staffing Matters Winter 2013 Issue.
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Naproxen & the Heart: Jury’s Still Out
Just as the country celebrates American Heart Month, the FDA released a memo at the beginning of February promoting the use of naproxen sodium (Aleve) over other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as Motrin and Advil. However, the FDA’s Advisory Panel met again a few weeks later to revise...
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