Attracting and keeping top millennial talent is a burning issue for leaders. Millennials are 35% of the workforce. By 2020 they’ll be 46% of the working population. Some of our most successful clients —organizations like G Adventures, Google, and Hootsuite — are filled with millennials who are on fire for their jobs.
A bill proposed Wednesday by two U.S. senators would require drugmakers and medical device manufacturers to publicly disclose their payments to nurse practitioners and physician assistants for promotional talks, consulting, meals and other interactions.
Rebecca Love is a matchmaker — not in the romance department, but in a field that can be just as fraught with emotion. Love runs the startup website HireNurses.com, which provides a platform to connect nurses to families who need home care for an aging parent, disabled spouse, or sick child, and to health care providers such as hospitals or home-care agencies that need nursing help.
Palliative care nurse Theresa Brown is healthy, and so are her loved ones, and yet, she feels keenly connected to death. "I have a deep awareness after working in oncology that fortunes can change on a dime," she tells Terry Gross. "Enjoy the good when you have it, because that really is a blessing."
US Medicare patients with diabetes who receive their care from nurse practitioners are slightly less likely to be hospitalized for a potentially preventable condition compared with those cared for by physicians, according to a study published recently.
Ask any nurse to explain how she consoles a patient going through a difficult diagnosis. Tell her to recap what it took to stabilize a critical patient and keep him comfortable. Ask how she recently saved a patient's life within seconds, and the stories will be endless. Nurses do all of these things masterfully, day in and day out without fail.
This morning as I stood in the hot shower spray prior to leaving for my job as a nurse in the ICU I prayed like I do every other work morning, and the petition was a familiar one at that.
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