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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...

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...

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Ripped From The Headlines: From A $1.4million Re-Election Donation To Baby Joy For 36 Nurses At The Same Hospital!

In our continuing Ripped from the Headlines series of nursing industry news, we take a look at:  Why there’s a shortage of good nurses and how reports of staff shortages don’t reflect the big...

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Recruiting Nurses in the USA? Top Qualities of an Excellent Long-Term Care Nurse

When recruiting nurses for your long-term care facility in the USA, you want professionals who possess the right skills, qualifications, and experience. However, what about those unteachable soft s...

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Long-Term Care: Stress And Burnout In Nursing

The previous blog in our long-term care series examined the growing requirement for long-term care nurses in the US, and why facilities are recruiting international nurses to help meet demand. Whil...

Caribbean Nurses Making The Move To The U.S.
Caribbean Nurses: Making The Move to the U.S.

Conexus Meet and Greet with Caribbean NursesIn 2017, approximately 4.4 million Caribbean immigrants resided in the U.S., accounting for 10 percent of the nation’s 44.5 million immigrants. And due t...

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The Staffing Challenges Facing Long-Term Care In The US

By 2050, the number of US residents aged 65 and over is projected to be 83.7 million, which is almost double the 43.1 million in 2012, according to a report from the U.S. Census Bureau. During the ...

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F1 OPT Visa and Getting Prepared: FAQ

As a student studying on an F1 visa, you’ll be aware that you need an employment authorization document (EAD) to start lawfully working on Optional Practical Training (OPT), but how does this work?...

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NCLEX-RN Exam: Why It's Needed

Every day we receive lots of questions from nurses who are interested in making the move to the U.S. From visa processing to family life in the U.S., the Conexus team is on hand to provide the best...