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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...

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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...

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International Nurse Sponsorship - Changed Forever

By 2026, there will be a deficit of 240,000 RNs in the US. Other studies have produced figures suggesting that a skills shortage reckoning is on the way for nurses. Factors abound: younger gener...

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US RN Jobs - Headlines

Time for yet another blog post from our continuing series of nursing industry news pieces we’ve “ripped from headlines”, a la Law & Order. It’s a great compendium of nursing topics making the r...

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July - Juvenile Arthritis Awareness

July: Juvenile Arthritis Awareness   It is estimated that in the US there are approximately 300,000 children who are diagnosed with Juvenile Arthritis. However Juvenile Arthritis is actually ...

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International Group B Strep Awareness

July is the month of International Group B Strep awareness. Group B Streptococcus (GBS), or Streptococcus agalactiae, is a type of bacteria that is naturally found in the digestive and lower reprod...

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Six exercises for nurses to foster critical thinking

As a nurse, no matter what organization you work within, the ability to resolve issues before they turn into problems is crucial to ensure success in your role.   To prepare for your next nursin...

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Filipino Nurses: Philippines EB-3 Will Become Current In July!

The Bureau of Consular Affairs at the U.S. Department of State has announced the new priority dates for Philippines nurses looking to migrate to the USA will become CURRENT in July 2019 and stay cu...

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June is Men's Health Awareness Month

Men’s Health Awareness Month is held each June. The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of diseases...

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Aphasia Awareness Month June 2019

National Aphasia Awareness Month is a national campaign to increase public education around language disorder and to recognize the people who are living with aphasia or caring for people with aphas...

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Code Blue: Do You Know What To Do?

ARTICLE: Code Blue: Do you know what to do?Specifically, from the standpoint of a nurse, this article explores how an adult medical emergency (Code Blue) should be dealt with from the time the inci...

The Conexus Medstaff team has come together to outline the seven key qualities that are essential if you’re looking to continue your career as a nursing home nurse in the US.
Seven qualities of a good nursing home nurse

Nurses are the primary caregivers in nursing homes, responsible for offering palliative and medical care to residents. Unlike in hospitals, residents of nursing homes are often there for the long-t...

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The Exhibition of Clinician Well-Being

Burnout is defined as physical, mental and emotional exhaustion caused by being overworked and a sustained lack of job fulfillment and support. Burnout leaves the individual with a sense of hopeles...

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From janitor to graduate nurse to better physician performance, plus more nursing stories ripped from the Headlines

This week’s blog post is from our continuing series of nursing industry news pieces we’ve effectively “ripped from headlines”, a la Law & Order. Have a glance at our series of Nursing Ripped fr...

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Targetting Zero CAUTIs

The article on the American Nurse Today website is a great example of how Quality Improvement can work in action to empower nurses and improve patient outcomes. By using a urinary catheter insertio...

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F1 grads: Committed to the well-being of the elderly?

For F1 and OPT students weighing out their next options beyond studying in the US, a stocktake of your skills and what you want to do in your career is essential. For nursing students wishing to re...