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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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Our Top Interview Tips for Nurses and Nursing Students

Interview Tips  Conexus MedStaff has put together the below tips to help international nurses and international students communicate confidence, enthusiasm and intelligence during your telephone in...

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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...

Karina - International Nurse on OPT

Like many international nursing students, Karina was worried about her future as a U.S. nurse after graduating from a U.S.-based university. Karina, who is from Venezuala, had been looking for a jo...

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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...

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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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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And.... Sleep!

One of the stress management techniques discussed in our blog about Stress Awareness Month (April) was getting a good night’s sleep. But for nurses, getting to sleep can be even more challenging wh...

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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 ...

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

We hire registered nurses from all over the globe to have a career in the U.S. as a nurse and buuld a life they love. If you are a registered nurse from abroad or a recent international nursing gra...

Stress Awareness Month and Nurse Stress
What is Stress Awareness Month? April 2020

April is Stress Awareness Month. There is no set definition for the term stress. There is even debate as to whether stress is the cause of a problem or the result of one. Look at the following defi...

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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...