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From 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 (US) through Conexus MedStaff....

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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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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...

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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...

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Diversity and Cultural Inclusion In Nursing

What a year 2020 has been so far, now halfway through it. Each of us is having to look at our inner selves closer than we ever have. And being less mobile is affording more time for this reflection...

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Karina - International Nurse Graduate on OPT

Like many international nursing students, Karina was worried about her future as a nurse in the U.S. after graduating. Karina, from Venezuala, had been looking for a job on her OPT but with very li...

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The Long-term Impact of COVID-19 on the Nursing Shortage

As a nurse, and a healthcare staffing professional, I can say that the COVID-19 pandemic has been “unique.”  I worked as an RN during HIV and was providing healthcare personnel during H1N1, SARS, a...

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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...

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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.   ...

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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...

An Honest Account from a Registered Nurse NOT on the Frontlines of Covid-19
Healthcare Conundrum: An Honest Account from a Registered Nurse NOT on the Frontlines of Covid-19

Conexus MedStaff's Vice President of Operations, Cathy Vollmer, RN, shares an honest account of how it feels to be a Registered Nurse not working on the frontline during the Covid-19 pandemic, and ...

Managing Healthcare Teams During a Pandemic

As managers and leaders, we not only have to take care of ourselves, the individuals coming into the healthcare facility for care, but also our care teams providing frontline care at a time when th...

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Telemedicine in the fight against COVID-19

During these unprecedented times of the global COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare organizations are seeking increasingly more inventive ways of delivering healthcare whilst maintaining social distancing...

What is COVID-19 Impact on the NCLEX-RN?
What is the COVID-19 Impact on the NCLEX-RN?

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and measures imposed by governments around the world, NCLEX-RN testing has been interrupted with many centers temporarily closed. But we know how vital it is, now more ...

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

The most recent Visa Bulletin has been released and is posted here for our nurses. The Conexus team is not only here to help inspired international nurses take their first steps towards an inter...