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Novel Coronavirus 2019

Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respir...

OPT: What International Nursing Students Need to Know
OPT in U.S.: What Nursing Students REALLY Need To Know about Optional Practical Training

As an F-1 nursing student or new graduate, you’re likely to be aware of Optional Practical Training (OPT) - the 12-month employment authorization that enables you to work in the U.S. after graduati...

International Nurse Students & Graduates: Getting A Job On An F1 Visa
F1 Visa: USA Job for International Nursing Students & Graduate

While some international nurses on an F1 visa will return to their home country, most will look to remain in the U.S. and enter the nursing profession. The question is, how do you get started? And ...

Usa Vs Canada
Moving from Canada to the U.S. as a Registered Nurse (RN): Your Questions Answered

If you’re a nurse or nursing graduate in Canada, you may have considered embarking on a nursng career in the U.S. As you would imagine, there are many things to consider before such a move.Each yea...

Retain International Nurses At Your Healthcare Facility

In our previous blog, we explored how to effectively integrate international nurses into your US facility through a process of selecting the right staffing partner and building robust interview and...

Usa Vs Canada
Differences Between Healthcare in Canada and the U.S.?

More Canadian nurses than ever are moving to the US, thanks to an abundance of opportunities and a favorable cost of living. Additionally, there’s a special visa for Canadian citizens that enables ...

Integrate International Nurses In Your Healthcare Facility

According to Harvard, there are 3 million immigrants already in the US healthcare system, accounting for 1 in 4 workers in that field. This is, in part, due to US healthcare facilities going global...

Expanding Your Nursing Team: When’s The Right Time?

Your nurses are the lifeline of your facility and provide all of the essential care and support your patients need. That’s why it’s integral to maintain the right nurse staffing levels for continui...

Conexus Monthly Roundup - Cathy Vollmer

Our latest monthly roundup is brought to you by Cathy Vollmer, our VP of Operations:    

E-Cigarette and Vaping Associated Lung Injury

The United States of America has recently seen a significant increase in the incidence of e-cigarette or vaping associated lung injury (EVALI). The outbreak is thought to have begun in June 2019, w...

Flu Jab
Mandatory Flu Shots

Influenza (flu) is a highly contagious acute viral infection of the respiratory tract that is spread through droplet transmission. Flu has a short incubation period and on average symptoms will sta...