Beds
Nurse Staffing Shortages: Is Closing Beds The Right Answer?

For several years, nurse shortages in the US have forced healthcare facilities to make some difficult decisions. Do they collectively pay billions of dollars to recruit and retain nurses, or risk p...

Blo
Technology In the Staffing Industry: Hindrance Or Help?

ASA-certified staffing professional and Registered Nurse (RN), Cathy Vollmer is Vice President of Operations at international healthcare staffing agency, Conexus Medstaff. Here, Cathy explores the ...

Graduates
Winter Graduates: You’re In Demand! (But Are You Prepared?)

Every December, thousands of international students studying in the US don their caps and gowns to graduate from nursing schools across the country, and this year is no exception. While winter grad...

Diversity
The Importance of Diversity In Nursing

It’s no secret that diversity in nursing provides greater opportunities to deliver quality care to all patients. The formula is simple: If a nursing workforce reflects a hospital’s demographics, co...

2020
Ripped From The Headlines: The Good News Addition!

In this edition, we’re celebrating nurses by bringing you some heart-warming and inspiring good news stories from the US healthcare industry. Reward yourself and the great work you do by grabbing a...

Handwashing
National Handwashing Awareness Week 2019

National Handwashing Awareness Week   December 1 – 7 2019 is National Handwashing Awareness Week in the US. Handwashing is the most basic of infection prevention and control measures, however...

End Of Life
End of Life Care – Cultural Considerations

End of Life Care – Cultural Considerations   The term culture can be defined as the ideas, customs and social behaviours of a particular group of people. A person’s culture can be influenced ...