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Three Great Reasons to Pursue a Career as an Acute Care Registered Nurse

Nov 25, 2019 2:11:14 PM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Career Advice, Acute Care

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Acute care registered nurses provide short-term treatment for severe or life-threatening injuries, illnesses and routine health problems. The ultimate goal of acute care is the restoration of health and stability for a patient. Acute care nurses work in hospitals, urgent care clinics and ambulatory surgical clinics. This career offers ample opportunities for education and career development, autonomy and workdays that continuously present new challenges.

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How Diabetics Can Stay Healthy Over the Holidays

Nov 20, 2019 9:40:13 AM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Holiday, Diabetic, Healthy Holiday, Diabetes

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For a patient living with diabetes, the holidays can be one of the hardest times of the year. Foods are typically heavy, indulgent and loaded with sugar. These foods can easily contribute to weight gain and increased blood sugar levels. If you’re in good control of your overall health and blood sugar levels, having occasional holiday food won’t be a problem. But, if you’re not careful, those eating habits can cause long-term effects and damage to your well-being. With the following tips, you can still enjoy the holidays and keep your weight and blood sugar under control.

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What Is Colored Noise and Why Are Health Professionals Excited About It?

Nov 13, 2019 9:52:00 AM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Colored Noise

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Most of us have heard of white noise – the static, hissing sound that rings out of our TVs and radios when they’re tuned to a blank frequency. White noise can come from the sound of a running fan or an air conditioner, or even a noise app on our phones. However, you might be surprised to learn that there is a whole spectrum of colored sounds other than white noise.

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Nurses Speak Out on What Matters to Them Vol. 2

Nov 7, 2019 1:31:33 PM / by General Healthcare Resources

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What Are Pharmacy Deserts and How Can We Stop Them from Spreading?

Oct 24, 2019 9:39:24 AM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Pharmacy, Pharmacy Desert

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You may not have heard the term “pharmacy desert” before, but it’s a growing problem that can have significant ramifications to communities and patients. This article will discuss everything you need to know about pharmacy deserts, from what they are, how they happen, and how we can stop them.

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Nurses Speak Out on What Matters to Them Vol. 1

Oct 10, 2019 9:30:28 AM / by General Healthcare Resources

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How to Advance Your Career as a Physical Therapist

Oct 3, 2019 3:35:23 PM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Physical Therapist, Career Advice, PT, Physical Therapy

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Are you a physical therapist who wants to advance in your career? Considering management or even branching out into a specialized field? You may be ready to accelerate, but the road ahead may not be clear.

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What You Need to Know About Being an Acute Care RN

Oct 3, 2019 11:05:04 AM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Nursing, Acute Care

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Acute care registered nurses (RNs) are highly skilled and in high demand. These nurses typically only work with a patient for a short time performing duties like post-surgical treatment and chronic illness management. The nature of the role requires nurses to learn new things, solve conflicts and stay current on all new developments in health care. The vital skills of an acute care RN include empathy, interpersonal communication, decision-making and critical thinking.

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GHR Healthcare Named One of Largest Per Diem Healthcare Staffing Agencies

Oct 2, 2019 9:19:37 AM / by Editor posted in GHR News

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Dallas, TX, October 2, 2019 – GHR Healthcare, the parent company of General Healthcare Resources, has been named as one of the largest per diem healthcare staffing companies in the United States, according to a recent industry listing produced by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), the leading industry authority on the staffing industry.  This is the second consecutive year GHR has been named to the list.

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The Skills You Need to Become a Successful Occupational Therapist

Sep 18, 2019 1:55:31 PM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Career Advice, New Job, OT

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As an occupational therapist, you are likely aware that communication, organization, problem-solving ability and compassion for others are essential for success as a therapist. However, there are additional skills that can make you an even better occupational therapist. If you are considering pursuing a career in occupational therapy, read on.

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