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Simple Tactics for Preventing Burnout as a Medical Professional

In the demanding world of healthcare, where long hours, high-pressure situations, and constant challenges are the norm, it’s crucial for medical professionals to prioritize self-care to prevent burnout. Burnout can have serious consequences for your well-being and the quality of care you provide to your patients. This article from Nursing Academy explores key strategies to […]

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Nurse Found Dead in Halfway House Basement After Appointment With Registered Sex Offender

Story by Richard Burkard She had a 10-minute appointment to see a registered sex offender. Then she was found dead. Knewz.com has learned a Connecticut man who was moved from prison to a halfway house earlier this year is suspected of killing a nurse. Michael Reese is suspected of murdering nurse Joyce Grayson, but not

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Mayo Clinic looks to bring telehealth services to ambulances

Noah Schwartz – Friday, October 27th, 2023 Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic is entering a know-how agreement with OPTAC-X, a telehealth company and remote physician company, to use OPTAC-X’s hybrid LTE-global SATCOM telehealth tools within ambulances. Through the partnership, emergency clinicians will be able to see and hear what emergency medical services are dealing with on

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VA-DoD Guidelines on Opioids for Chronic Pain Recommend Dual Role for Buprenorphine

Mar 31, 2023 Kenneth Bender, PharmD, MA Buprenorphine, a partial μ-opioid receptor agonist, is recommended, not only for its customary application in opioid use disorder, but as a safer opioid analgesic when no other treatment modality or non-opioid suffices for a patient with chronic pain, in updated clinical practice guidelines of the Veterans Affairs and US Department

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States ranked by NPs per capita: 2023

Erica Carbajal – Wednesday, February 15th, 2023 Tennessee has the most active nurse practitioners of any state per capita, while Hawaii has the fewest, according to a ranking from Kaiser Family Foundation.  The ranking is based on information KFF requested from Redi-Data on the number of active state-licensed nurse practitioners in the U.S. as of January. Population estimates are from the

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Dr. Fannie Gaston-Johansson, pioneering nurse educator and researcher, dies at 84.

Mariah Taylor (Email) – Friday, January 13th, 2023 Fannie Gaston-Johansson, PhD, RN, pioneering nurse educator and researcher, died Jan. 7 at 84. Dr. Gaston-Johansson was a nurse faculty at Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins University from 1993 to 2014. She was the first Black woman to become a tenured professor at the university in 1998, according to a Jan. 12 article

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