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.

Tips for Making a Good First Impression at Your New Healthcare Job

on Thursday, 28 April 2016. Posted in Healthcare Insights

Tips for Making a Good First Impression at Your New Healthcare Job

Anyone in the healthcare industry will tell you that it takes more than just knowledge and hard work to do well in your career. Interpersonal skills play a key role in how you are received by your superiors, your peers, and patients. That’s why it’s important to make a strong first impression when starting a new job. Here are four tips to get off on the right foot.

Five Education Programs to Help You Get a Job in Healthcare

on Thursday, 07 April 2016. Posted in Academic Advice, Healthcare Insights

Five Education Programs to Help You Get a Job in Healthcare

Employment in healthcare occupations is projected to grow 19 percent by 2024, according to the U.S. Bureau for Labor Statistics. This growth will result in 2.3 million new jobs, more than any other group of occupations. Many factors contribute to this growth, including the aging Baby Boomer population and the increase in individuals with access to health insurance through the Affordable Healthcare Act. Basically, it’s not a bad time to be working in healthcare.

Stress Management - Tips for Health Care Professionals

on Wednesday, 09 March 2016. Posted in Healthcare Insights

Stress Management - Tips for Health Care Professionals

As a medical professional, you dedicate your life to taking care of others — but do you remember to take care of yourself? The physical and emotional demands of working long hours, dealing with patients and family members, and, in some cases, handling life-or-death situations can be a lot to handle.

Infographic: How Far Can You Go with Your Nursing Degree?

on Monday, 07 March 2016. Posted in Healthcare Insights, Nursing

Infographic: How Far Can You Go with Your Nursing Degree?

Research has shown a connection between nurses who are equipped with a BSN degree and improved patient care. In turn, more employers are requiring registered nurses to earn degrees beyond their associate’s. How far can you go with your nursing degree? The infographic below details some of the career opportunities and salaries available to nurses who earn their bachelor’s degree or higher.

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