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Understanding the Difference in CE Terminology
In today’s world of continuing education for nurses, there are several different acronyms for continuing education that confuse learners and complicate the learning process...

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Keeping Up to Speed on EMRs

The introduction of Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) has caused a great deal of controversy in many healthcare organizations. Like it or not, EMRs are definitely here to stay. The good news is that, once we choose to embrace the technology, we find that EMRs can actually be a valuable patient care tool.

 

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In Sickness and In Health: The Marriage Debate

Summer is here, ushering in some well-earned downtime including family vacations, graduation celebrations and, of course, weddings. Hence, it’s a perfect time to revisit the possible link between wedded bliss and good health. The topic of marriage, and its possible connection to health and longevity, is nothing new. The so-called “marriage advantage” has been hotly debated...

 

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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.  

Staffing Matters Winter 2013In 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 professional misconduct.  

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Hepatitis 101: Are You at Risk?
July 28 is not only World Hepatitis Day, but an important reminder that the liver plays a crucial role in maintaining one’s health and wellbeing. As healthcare professionals, it’s especially important to be aware that occupational risk factors combined with unhealthy behaviors can lead to hepatitis, HIV/AIDS and other health problems... Read More READ MORE


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