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Top 4 Tips for Nursing Job Hunters

Research and prepare your profile. Develop a contact network. Set your bar high and work to achieve it.Choose the best partner for your career advancement. Developed by industry experts, consists of innovative tools and practical guidance for career enhancement strategies. Read more

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Overcoming workplace barriers to breastfeeding – review in The Nurse Practitioner

For mothers of new infants, going back to work may pose a number of obstacles to continued breastfeeding. Workplace policies affecting the ability to breastfeed–and the role of nurse practitioners (NPs) in helping to overcome those obstacles — are the topic of a special article in The Nurse Practitioner, published by Wolters Kluwer.

“Breastfeeding yields many important benefits to both mother and infants, yet workplace barriers contribute to low rates of breastfeeding,” according to the article by Rhonda Winegar, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, CPN, CCRN, and Alisha Johnson, MSN, RN. “Nurse practitioners often serve as the initial point of education for new mothers and may impact decisions to breastfeed.” Read more

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Millennial-Friendly Workplace for Hospitals and the entire Health Care Industry

The ability to adapt to changing circumstances is a hallmark of successful people and organizations. Today, industries are grappling with a workforce shift as Baby Boomers retire and Millennials begin to step into their shoes. In the healthcare sector, the challenges brought about by this shift are likely to be exacerbated due to an increase in demand for services as a consequence of the aging Baby Boomers. Healthcare will experience a brain drain as its most experienced nurses are replaced with those with less experience. Read more