Healthcare Insights

Each blog, written by our subject matter experts, will explore topics ranging from healthcare news, academics, student life, nursing, career skills and much more.

What Healthcare Career is Right for You?

on Thursday, 22 June 2017. Posted in Healthcare Insights

What Healthcare Career is Right for You? Answers for the "People Person."

You're motivated to help others. Your top strengths include great communication skills, a positive attitude and strong attention to detail. In short, you're a "people person". If all of that is true for you, using your interpersonal talents in a healthcare career could be a great fit. But, what healthcare career is best for you? Finding out takes knowing your options – lucky for you there are many to consider!

7 Things for Nurses to Do on Their Day Off

on Monday, 12 June 2017. Posted in Healthcare Insights, Nursing

7 Things for Nurses to Do on Their Day Off

It’s your day off! Now, what to do? Your shift schedule might give you days off that are different from your family and friends, and you might as well find the positives to the non-traditional hours of a nurse. Making sure you take advantage of your day(s) off can help you feel refreshed and energized once returning to work. Want to go on an adventure? Or simply relax and recover while still feeling productive? Here are seven things to do on your upcoming day off.

How to Manage the Transition to Nurse Manager

on Wednesday, 07 June 2017. Posted in Healthcare Insights, Nursing

How to Manage the Transition to Nurse Manager

Whether you're visualizing long-term career advancement or your first day is around the corner, you may be wondering how to manage new responsibilities as a nurse manager. Transitioning from any position to a different role requires patience and optimism; no one is perfect in a new environment right away. Here are some tips on where to begin and how to navigate the promotion to nurse manager.

Five Roles Nurse Managers Play at Work

on Wednesday, 24 May 2017. Posted in Healthcare Insights, Nursing

Five Roles Nurse Managers Play at Work

Nurse managers wear many hats on the job. This position oversees the operations of a nursing unit in a clinic or hospital and must fill a variety of needs to meet both nursing care and organizational goals. The overarching mission of a nurse manager is to provide exceptional patient care while aligning their unit's goals with the hospital or clinic’s goals. But just how do they do that?

4 Post-Shift Tips from Science for Nurses Looking to De-Stress

on Monday, 15 May 2017. Posted in Healthcare Insights, Nursing

4 Post-Shift Tips from Science for Nurses Looking to De-Stress

You know being a nurse goes hand in hand with stress. Like smoke and fire. Or, a hammer and a nail. Your day is often stressful moment after stressful moment – and that can take a toll.

Take Care of Yourself First: Five Health and Wellness Tips for Nurses

on Tuesday, 07 February 2017. Posted in Healthcare Insights, Nursing

Take Care of Yourself First: Five Health and Wellness Tips for Nurses

As a nurse, you spend a majority of your time caring for others, but may often need a reminder to prioritize self-care as well. It’s not a matter of knowing that maintaining a healthy lifestyle is important; it’s a matter of keeping consistent habits with personal well-being in mind.

Infographic: Pathways for Accelerating Your Healthcare Career

on Thursday, 26 January 2017. Posted in Academic Advice, Healthcare Insights

Infographic: Pathways for Accelerating Your Healthcare Career

Earning a professional certification can allow you to jump straight into a healthcare career, but you don’t have to stop there. If you want to accelerate your career, continuing your education while you work can help you reach your goals faster. Check out our infographic to see how you can combine certifications and degrees to build a pathway to success in healthcare.

Reach Your Nursing Career Goals This Year

on Wednesday, 21 December 2016. Posted in Healthcare Insights

Everything You Need to Know About Becoming a Dental Office Assistant

Healthcare professionals are in high demand today, and that includes dental office assistants. More and more people are seeking preventative dental care, which means dental offices’ business is growing, and the need for quality support staff is more important than ever.

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