Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood. This is equivalent to 36,000 units of red blood cells every day. In order to meet hospital’s need for blood, American Red Cross, who is the source of about 40% of all the U.S.’s blood supply, must collect approximately 17,000 blood donations every day from volunteer donors.
While it may be hard to believe 2017 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.
The start of a new school year can be a stressful time for students, teachers and parents. Between adjusting to new schedules, preparing supplies and lessons plans, the beginning of a new school year brings on a range of emotions from excitement to anxiety and everything in between. During the transition of getting back into the routine of the school year, mental health should be a top priority for students and teachers alike.
Over the last few years, technology has taken a central role in helping special education students learn and communicate better. The most important aspect is that this technology is often fairly ubiquitous in society at large, but is being adapted with applications software and programs that are designed and administrated by behavioral health professionals and educators across the country.
Productivity directly affects your success at work. Managers, executives and business owners expect the most out of their employees. There are only so many hours in a workday, therefore being efficient and making the most out of your time is critical. There are two simple ways to increase your overall output: put in more hours or work more strategically. We’ve put together helpful tips that will boost your productivity at work, which in turn will increase your output.
You’ve probably heard the buzz around Pokémon GO and how it’s taken the app world by storm. While some are mocking those who play the game, and others have expressed concern over the safety of the game, a Michigan children’s hospital has actually found a way to positively incorporate the interactive game into their patients’ treatment plans.
Congratulations! You have your nursing degree. A career in nursing promises a rewarding future of personal satisfaction, growth, good earnings and increased responsibility. Welcome to the real world, now what? How do you figure out and ultimately land your dream job? Where do you even being to look? You have your degree, does that make you qualified? Confused about the next steps? We’re here to help! We put together this helpful resource to help you find and land the right nursing job for you.
There are currently more than 123,000 people in the U.S. that are waiting for an organ transplant. Every 12 minutes, another person is added to the national organ donor waiting list. These people are in desperate need of an organ or tissue transplant, however the sad truth is that more than 6,500 people, about 21 a day, will die before an organ or tissue becomes available. In honor of National Organ Donor Day, we wanted to inform everyone of the importance of organ donation.
Keeping any business or institution moving forward is a time-consuming and demanding task for their leaders. With their plate full of tasks and projects in order to attract new business, reduce costs and become industry leaders, it can be challenging to find the time to recruit or hire new employees. Hiring temporary staffing can be beneficial to the overall productivity and efficiency of any workplace. But when exactly does it make sense to hire temporary employees? If you answer yes to any of the following questions, hiring temp staffing might work best for you.