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Nurses In The Middle East: Considering Moving To The US?

The current shortage of nurses in the US means there are opportunities for international registered nurses, especially those based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and throughout the Middle East. ...

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Prostate Cancer Awareness

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer among men in the United States of America, and around 1 in 9 American men will be diagnosed with the condition during their lifetime (American Cance...

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Post-Operative Urinary Retention (POUR)

Anesthesiology 2009; 110:1139–57 Copyright © 2009, the American Society of Anesthesiologists, Inc. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.Postoperative Urinary Retention Anesthetic and Perioperativ...

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5 RN Interview Questions for Long-Term Nursing Home Care Job Candidates

When it comes to interviewing candidates for nursing positions in long-term care, there are several factors you need to consider. The best nurses have the right knowledge, skills, and experience co...

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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...

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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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US Healthcare Providers: Have You Made Plans for the Winter?

It may only be August, but now’s the ideal time for US hospitals and healthcare facilities to turn their attention to ensuring they have the right number of nurses to cover the winter months.   ...

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Nurse Staffing Agency vs Direct Hire

One of the more frequently asked questions we deal with from international nurses is whether Conexus MedStaff is a Direct Hire agency. Conexus MedStaff is not a direct hire agency, rather we are...

Immunisation Blog
Immunization Awareness

National Immunization Awareness Month National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) is an annual observance held in August to highlight the importance of vaccination for people of all ages. Impro...

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Contact Dermatitis Among Healthcare Workers

Contact Dermatitis Contact dermatitis is the most common form of skin condition reported amongst healthcare workers, and nurses are most at risk. Nurses are particularly prone to developing cont...

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August is Psoriasis Awareness Month

Psoriasis Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune skin condition that speeds up the rate at which skin cells are produced in the body. Psoriasis affects both men and women fairly equally, and is mostl...

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DACA Nursing Students: Help is out there

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is an American immigration policy that you will undoubtedly have read about in the news and on our blog over the past two years.   When it comes to ...

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A Very Special Ripped from the Headlines: DACA Edition (UPDATED)

​NOTE: This article has been updated to include the views of Conexus Medstaff's own Veronica Sanchez. Veronica is the Immigration Manager for Conexus Medstaff and is keen to go to bat for the rig...

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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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Why do U.S. hospitals recruit foreign nurses?

The appeal of recruiting foreign-born nursing talent to work in the American healthcare system is not a new thing. In fact, the practice has its roots in many different facets of the history of the...

Licensing Requirements For Overseas Nurses Working In The Us
Nursing license requirements for an international nurse in the U.S.

Are you an international registered nurse who wants to work in the United States?Whether you are in the Philippines, Germany, Nepal or Australia, there are visa and paperwork requirements to consid...