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30 perks of being a nurse

30 perks of being a nurse | Case Management in Health Care | Scoop.it
With so much negativity surrounding nurses and nursing, it is about time we took a look at how awesome it is to be a nurse! In fact, nursing can improve you
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Some fun facts about nursing and why it is a great career.  This article looks at the perks of nursing and why it is great to be nurse.

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Nurses speak out about gender pay gap | Nurse.com News

Nurses speak out about gender pay gap | Nurse.com News | Case Management in Health Care | Scoop.it
Nurse researchers report in the March 24/31 Journal of the American Medical Association that there has been no narrowing of the gender pay gap across settings, specialties and job titles for about a quarter century.
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An interesting article on pay gap between male and female nurses.  The article looks to explain why and how this issue can be fixed as well.

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Holistic nurses seek to promote healing | Nurse.com/News

Holistic nurses seek to promote healing | Nurse.com/News | Case Management in Health Care | Scoop.it
The Lancaster (Pa.) chapter of the American Holistic Nurses Association promotes alternative and complementary healthcare practices.
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A good write up on Holistic Nursing and how it has now entered into the mainstream and represents a whole philosophy towards human healing that includes mind body and spirit.

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How spirituality and religion impact patient outcomes

How spirituality and religion impact patient outcomes | Case Management in Health Care | Scoop.it
Three new studies examine how personal beliefs influence cancer, mental health outcomes and what support services are needed
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A good article for nurses and other healthcare professionals who need to understand the impact of spirituality on coping abilities of patients and their recovery.

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Cyber-education: More pros than cons | Nurse.com News

Cyber-education: More pros than cons | Nurse.com News | Case Management in Health Care | Scoop.it
Online nursing education graduate programs use technology, group projects and one-on-one time with instructors to create a successful academic environment,
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The value of online education for healthcare professionals is at a high standard if one chooses the right organization

The American Institute of Health Care Professionals while not offering degrees, does offer certifications for healthcare professionals who wish to diversify their career. Please review our certifications for healthcare professionals and nurses and see if our programs match your educational and professional needs

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How Nurse Leaders can boost morale

How Nurse Leaders can boost morale | Case Management in Health Care | Scoop.it
While sitting in a recent interview, I was asked how I would boost morale. My answer was simple, though sometimes overlooked by nurse leaders. Say “thank y
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A good nursing leader can boost morale and help the other nurses or staff rise to the challenge.  This article looks at how nurse leaders can help others and boost their morale

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Healthcare Risk Management: Safeguarding Patient Care

Healthcare Risk Management: Safeguarding Patient Care | Case Management in Health Care | Scoop.it
What does today's rapidly evolving industry mean for healthcare risk managers?
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Good article about patient safety and risk management.  Case management and better skills can help prevent unnecessary risk.  This article looks at a few points

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This ER alternative could help lower Chicago's health costs

This ER alternative could help lower Chicago's health costs | Case Management in Health Care | Scoop.it
Freestanding emergency centers charge just like a hospital-based ER but could save millions of dollars by replacing an existing hospital. That hasn't happened in Illinois yet, but it should.
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Smaller ER facilities that are more comprehensive than Urgent Care but nowhere near the expense of a hospital are saving alot of money for Chicago area hospitals.

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American Muslim RNs reflect on challenges, opportunities to promote healing

American Muslim RNs reflect on challenges, opportunities to promote healing | Case Management in Health Care | Scoop.it
When some patients see Aisha Hasan-Rasool’s long sleeves under her lab coat and her headscarf, they want to know where she’s from. “I tell them Buffalo, New York,” said Hasan-Rasool, RN, WHNP-BC. Hasan-Rasool is a nurse practitioner at a small women’s health clinic in Duluth, Ga. Like nearly half of all Muslims born in the U.S., she converted to Islam. If people want to know more about her faith or customs, she readily answers questions, but often it goes no further than the initial inquiry.
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As a society as we try to move beyond fears of Islam, Muslim American nurses have a chance to show that their culture is not about war but peace and love.

This article looks at Islamic Nurses in America and how they practice and work with their patients.

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Nursing from a cultural perspective

Nursing from a cultural perspective | Case Management in Health Care | Scoop.it
Compassionate and respectful nursing care includes nonjudgmental consideration of patients and families cultural, religious and spiritual practices while in the
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A good article about nursing and how nurses can better develop trust with patients from other cultures.

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7 traits of a wonderful nurse

7 traits of a wonderful nurse | Case Management in Health Care | Scoop.it
The last two stories were about bad habits in nursing (part 1, part 2). There sure were a lot! Let’s now talk about the positive habits and traits that make n
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What makes a nurse great and wonderful?  This article looks at seven traits of a wonderful  nurse.  If your a nurse, do you have these qualities?

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Nurses serve a variety of care roles for patients

Nurses serve a variety of care roles for patients | Case Management in Health Care | Scoop.it
When most people think of the role nurses play in the health care system, working in hospitals and doctor's offices usually comes to mind. Although this
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A good reminder of the multiple care roles nurses can play. Especially in the field of Case Management.  Case Management teams are in many situations made up of nurses.

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The 8 struggles of a Nurse

The 8 struggles of a Nurse | Case Management in Health Care | Scoop.it
Nurses need a special combination of patience, intuition, integrity, communication, and courage to do their jobs. Here are a 8 struggles all Nurses deal with.
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Nurses can encounter many issues that face them everyday.  This article looks at 8 struggles of a nurse.

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Care management program helps patients navigate health care system

Care management program helps patients navigate health care system | Case Management in Health Care | Scoop.it
After cleaning up after breakfast one morning earlier this year, Dawn Rezac started “feeling weird.”
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Good case management can also help people and patients through the maze of the healthcare system.  This article looks at how certified case managers can help patients through this.

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How can a nurse find a case management job without experience? | Nurse.com News

How can a nurse find a case management job without experience? | Nurse.com News | Case Management in Health Care | Scoop.it
Career guru Donna Cardillo, RN, responds to a nurse who is interested in case management but does not have any experience in the field.
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Another great article about Case Management.  Bear in mind, AIHCP's American Academy of Case Management offers certifications in Healthcare Case Management for nurses and other healthcare professionals.  This can help finding a job by making yourself more marketable.

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Nurses take lead role in treating depression among diabetic patients | Nurse.com News

Nurses take lead role in treating depression among diabetic patients | Nurse.com News | Case Management in Health Care | Scoop.it
Depression is an important issue in the treatment of diabetes and nurses play a key role lead role in treating it.
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Nurses are key in grief counseling.  This is why we offer grief counseling certifications to nurses at AIHCP.  Nurses play a key role in many mental aspects of early diagnosis of issues.  This article looks at how nurses can help with grief and other issues.  If you are a nurse and would like to review our healthcare certifications, then please review

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The Value of Nurse Surveys

The Value of Nurse Surveys | Case Management in Health Care | Scoop.it
Surveys have become an invaluable tool used by many companies as a way to gage their business. As you leave many retail chains or restaurants they now have surv
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Short article on the importance and value of nursing surveys.

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3 ways big data is improving healthcare analytics

3 ways big data is improving healthcare analytics | Case Management in Health Care | Scoop.it
In an industry under pressure to contain costs and improve outcomes, big data is proving to be a valuable asset. But data alone can’t move the needle. It’s all about how it's analyzed to drive smarter decisions.
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Good article on on data analytics and how it can improve outcome and contain costs.

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Population Health Management Starts with Flagging High Costs

Population Health Management Starts with Flagging High Costs | Case Management in Health Care | Scoop.it
Population health management programs must start by identifying patients in the top tiers of spending, says the Health Care Transformation Task Force.
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Population health management deals with unequal distribution of healthcare costs within certain groups.  For instance the top five percent of patients deal with half the total annual expenses.  This makes sense since those dying or elderly or terminally ill require more expensive care while most the healthy population requires less expensive techniques

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Three critical keys to a healthy work environment

Three critical keys to a healthy work environment | Case Management in Health Care | Scoop.it
Unhealthy work environments can lead to a litany of problems for hospitals as they allow for the tolerance of disruptive behaviors from staff and physicians,
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This article looks at three critical keys to a healthy work environment in nursing.  If you would like to learn more about healthcare certifications for nurses, then please review the program and see if it matches your academic and professional needs.

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An invaluable lesson about a “good death” for nurses/doctors

An invaluable lesson about a “good death” for nurses/doctors | Case Management in Health Care | Scoop.it
I became a physician because I was excited by the idea of helping people every day. Following a lifelong fascination with science, I found myself in medical sc
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Good article about not just treating the body who is dying but also the entire person and how doctors can be more compassionate and sensitive to the whole person

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4 ideal avenues for the venting nurse

4 ideal avenues for the venting nurse | Case Management in Health Care | Scoop.it
Nursing is hard work, and the stress levels are incredibly high. Sometimes, a nurse just has to vent all of their frustration and stress onto people that care.
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A short article about the stresses of nursing and how a nurse can vent and release the stress from the job

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Nurse Staffing and Patient Safety

Nurse Staffing and Patient Safety | Case Management in Health Care | Scoop.it
The American Nurses Association and others respond to an Op-Ed article about nurse-patient ratios.
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Tips to help Nurses resolve patient conflicts

Tips to help Nurses resolve patient conflicts | Case Management in Health Care | Scoop.it
Handling and resolving conflict is one of the unwritten responsibilities of an RN. If you want to be successful in patient and family care, having conflict reso
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Good article for nurses who have harder times resolving patient conflicts.  This can be a big part of care that many nurses cannot grab onto.

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The 10 types of nursing jobs

The 10 types of nursing jobs | Case Management in Health Care | Scoop.it
If you could describe your job in a few words, what would they be? Here’s a list of ten ‘types’ of jobs. Five are negative words. Five are positive wor
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Ten types of elements that are interwoven with any type of nursing job is found in this article.  What one is most relative to you?

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