Pharmacists undeniably play an integral role in healthcare. For decades, the public has relied on pharmacists to dispense medications and provide counsel for proper usage. In the ever-changing healthcare landscape, the role of pharmacists has been slowly evolving to respond to changes in the pharmacist-patient relationship.
For many of us, summer means more time spent outside under the sun and more exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light. UV light imposes many consequences to an individual, both positive and negative.
It’s no surprise there are certain health concerns or diseases more common in men than in women. However, you might be surprised to learn that health risks more commonly found in men are not necessarily limited to sicknesses or ailments. Certain lifestyle choices and behaviors can also contribute to common health problems frequently seen in men. Below are 8 of the most common health issues that men face.
Most healthcare professionals absolutely love their jobs. But, it’s no secret that their careers can be taxing at times. Add job searching on top of that, and work becomes even more overwhelming. It’s important to find ways to diffuse stress and efficiently carry out their job duties and job search process. If you’re beginning to feel burned out, there are several strategies you can use to take the edge off the tension. We have nine tips to help healthcare workers reduce stress while job searching.
April is Occupational Therapist Month. During this month, we celebrate the many ways in which occupational therapists help change the lives of their patients every day. We continue to share information gained, learn about successful treatments, and help build a strong and supportive professional community.
Let’s face it, trying to figure out if a per diem nursing job offer is right for you can be confusing.
March is National Nutrition Month. Now is a perfect time to evaluate your diet and determine if changes should be made. As a hospital worker, eating healthy foods all the time is a challenge. From long shifts to busy workloads, it’s common to have difficulty ensuring you have healthy foods on hand. However, there are many things you can do to eat better and have a healthier and happier lifestyle.
Eating disorders effect people of all ages, genders, backgrounds and ethnicities. Unfortunately, eating disorders, which are the result of irregular or disturbed eating behaviors, are surprisingly common. Without treatment, eating disorders can lead to severe health issues and can even lead to the death of an individual. However, with proper treatment and early detection, patients who suffer from such disorders can have remarkable recoveries.
While it may be hard to believe 2019 is coming to an end, it’s time to start putting together our list of New Year's resolutions. The end of the year is the perfect time to not only reflect on all your personal and professional accomplishments but to set new intentions for the future. As nurses, these goals or resolutions may include professional development, volunteering, networking, etc. As the backbone of the healthcare industry, it's critical for nurses to take time and reflect on how they can improve treatment for their patients and the overall quality of care provided by their facilities.