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Pandemic to Endemic: Taking Care of Our Healthcare Professionals

​Pandemics are a pervasive, rapid spread of disease, with exponentially rising cases over a large area. Endemic viruses, meanwhile, are constantly present and have predictable spread. That predicta...

Requirements to work in the U.S as an International Registered Nurse
Our requirements to work in the U.S. as a Registered Nurse

We hire qualified nurses from all over the world to help them launch a nursing career in the U.S. If you are a registered nurse from outside of the U.S., or a recent international nursing graduate ...

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Nursing Weaknesses, Job Interview Strengths

As a nurse who serves patients and families, you are probably quite humble at heart. So how can you best prepare for the hard questions in an interview, including questions about your strengths and...

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International Nurse Sponsorship in the USA: Abandoned by a Sponsor?

Immigration and U.S. sponsorship for international nurses can be challenging, especially for organizations that don't specialize in this area. Luckily, Conexus MedStaff is an expert in immigration ...

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USA Nurse on the Frontline: Brittany's Story

Hello, my name is Brittany and I am a Canadian trained registered nurse of five years this year. In the year 2019, I continued my nursing passion in the United States (U.S.) through Conexus MedStaf...

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My Journey as a Nurse in the USA During COVID-19

My name is Saul Villalobos and I am originally from Mexico. I moved to the U.S. with Conexus MedStaff. When I moved to the U.S. from Mexico, I had the intention of becoming a healthcare professiona...

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Nursing Continuing Education Requirements

Most states require nurses to complete some form of continuing education every two to three years as a condition of licensure. Even if your state board does not require any education for continuing...

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The New Gap in Healthcare

Normally, healthcare worker, nurses, therapists, etc., complete classroom and also in-person practical clinical training as part of their education to practice their specific profession. During the...

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Premium Processing: Is it Worth it?

We are often asked by nurses if we will file Premium Processing for their Priority Date (PD). We often give a lawyer-like response and say, “it depends,” because it really does. U.S. immigration la...

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History in the Making: How Naturalized Immigrants make up 1 in 10 U.S. Voters

​The 2020 U.S. election is a week away and a record-shattering turnout is expected to vote. With more than 58 million Americans already submitted their ballots, it is clear to see that people are d...

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If Left Untreated: The Fallout of Nurse Fatigue and Burnout

It seems like only yesterday we were raising the flag on the importance of our nurses and their impact on quality outcomes and patient care always, but particularly in the midst of a global pandemi...

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is breast cancer awareness month, and people are wearing pink to raise awareness of breast cancer, and to raise money for further research and treatment of the disease. Breast cancer i...

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The Visa Bulletin for Nurses: Your Place in the Line

With the October 2020 Visa Bulletin for the new fiscal year set to be issued in the coming weeks, we thought it would be a good time to recap what the Visa Bulletin actually is, how it works, and w...

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Where Have All the Certified Nursing Assistants Gone?

Where has the ancillary support for our healthcare facilities gone? Ancillary support includes the critical position of Certified Nursing Assistants, or CNAs. These positions are vital to our staff...

F1 jobs for international nurses
Karina - International Nurse Graduate on OPT

Like many international nursing students on an F1 visa, Karina was worried about her future as a U.S. nurse after graduating from a U.S.-based university. Karina is originally from Venezuala and ha...

The most trusted and celebrated profession in the U.S.: The Nurse
The Registered Nurse: The most trusted and celebrated profession

The results of this year’s Gallup poll show that nurses are the most honest and trusted profession in the U.S., marking the 18th year in a row that the nursing profession has topped this list. To...

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COVID-19 Story: I am a Second Liner

This fight against COVID-19 hits closer to the heart for us as medical professionals. My friend in the Philippines has been in the hospital for 3 months now. He is an ICU nurse and followed all pro...

What will return to office look like with COVID-19?
COVID-19 Lockdown: What will Return to Office look like in the coming weeks?

It seems like we all have our groove going working remotely.  We have the technology, communications, metrics and reports, and a work routine, and then we hear: return to the office.  What does thi...

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Nurses Week Discounts 2020

This year, the American Nurse Association-designated recognition week will begin with National Nurses Day on May 6 and conclude May 12, on the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale's birth.  Ea...

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American Nurse Jobs: Nurses Week 2020

This week sees the start of Nurses Week 2020. From Wednesday 6th May through Tuesday 12th May, people all over the U.S. will be celebrating the amazing work that nurses perform on a daily basis. Nu...