Daca
DACA: An Update for Nurses

September 2019 was another busy time in the headlines for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The big news came on the 26th when the University of California filed a brief in United...

Delegation
Developing Delegation Skills

Developing Delegation Skills One of the most complex nursing skills is that of delegation. This skill is what most of our international nurses’ struggle with after deployment. It requires sophis...

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Our Nurse Recruitment Agency Answers Key Questions for Long-Term Care Facilities

A 2019 report from the American Association of Directors of Nursing Services (AADNS) found that approximately 75 percent of nursing directors in long-term care cited staffing shortages as their top...

Filipino Nurses in the U.S.
Filipino Nurses in the U.S.: A Brief History

According to the Philippine Overseas Employment Agency, 92,277 nurses left the Philippines in search of opportunities abroad from 2012 to 2017. The U.S. is a top destination with 2,890 Filipino nur...

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Ripped From The Headlines: A study into LTC workers, transgender patient simulation, and a selfless Wisconsin nurse!

We’re back with another edition of Ripped From The Headlines where the Conexus team brings you all of the latest nursing and healthcare news from the US. This time, we look at a study into Maine’s ...

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Effective Retention Strategies For Long-Term Care

Whether a long-term care (LTC) provider operates a multi-site chain governed by a board of directors or is the sole proprietor of a single facility, retention of nurses can be a challenge.  While L...

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Why Canadian Nurses Move to U.S. for RN Jobs

The number of Canadian nurses moving to the U.S. has continued to increase over the past decade. Given that Canada is facing its own nursing shortage, what exactly is it about the U.S. that’s so ap...

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Nurses In The Middle East: Considering Moving To The US?

The current shortage of nurses in the US means there are opportunities for international registered nurses, especially those based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and throughout the Middle East. ...

Prostate Cancer Blog
Prostate Cancer Awareness

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer among men in the United States of America, and around 1 in 9 American men will be diagnosed with the condition during their lifetime (American Cance...