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ASN and FIGS are Giving Away Free, Fashionable Scrubs for Nurses Week

ASN and FIGS are Giving Away Free, Fashionable Scrubs for Nurses Week

It’s National Nurses Week and we’d like to show appreciation for all the nurses out there.  We know you work long hours, power through emotionally draining situations and save lives everyday! That is why we think you deserve the best scrubs in the world. Allied Staffing Network has partnered with FIGS, the most fashionable scrubs to […]
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7 Modern Healthcare Trends Every Nurse Needs to Know

7 Modern Healthcare Trends Every Nurse Needs to Know

  The healthcare industry is changing at a faster rate than ever before. As a hard-working nurse, you and your profession face an uncertain future. Advances in technology and a shortage of student nurses are just two of the issues that could change the profession forever. These modern healthcare trends prove that real change is […]
America’s Nurses Are Aging

America’s Nurses Are Aging

We the People of the United States are getting older, and so are our nurses. The U.S. Census conducted in 2010 predicts that there will be 19.6 million American workers aged 65 or older by 2050. According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s publication “The Aging Workforce: Challenges for the Health Care Industry Workforce,” a […]
5 Tips for Staying Healthy on the Night Shift

5 Tips for Staying Healthy on the Night Shift

Research shows that working swing, rotating or permanent night shifts can cause a long list of problems for both body and mind. However, those kinds of hours are a painful reality for many, especially those working in hospitals and other health-care settings. Shift work can disrupt circadian rhythms, affect the body’s production of melatonin and […]
Why Recruiting Nurse Leaders is your Biggest Problem

Why Recruiting Nurse Leaders is your Biggest Problem

If you work in the healthcare industry, you’re well aware of the challenges of recruiting qualified medical professionals. Recruiting nurse leaders who are qualified is even more difficult, because many of the problems within the nursing field become more acute at a higher level. Developing nurse leader talent requires years of nurturing promising younger nurses, […]
Maintaining Your Own Health as a Nurse

Maintaining Your Own Health as a Nurse

As a nurse, you probably spend most of the day caring for the health and well-being of other people. But what about your own health? Let’s take a look at some ways you can maintain your own health as a nurse so you can continue to have a fruitful and successful career. Make Time to Eat […]
How Nurses Can Advocate Against Short Staffing While Staying Employed

How Nurses Can Advocate Against Short Staffing While Staying Employed

Nurse Staffing and You With one out of two nurses reporting inadequate time with patients, you’ll probably experience some form of short nurse staffing during your career. Even though research indicates that short staffing increases the chance of patient complications and medical errors, you may find that your facility still fails to employ enough nurses. […]
How to Handle Stress in the ER

How to Handle Stress in the ER

Patients aren’t the only ones under stress after emergency room admission: nursing staff deal with traumatic events and energy-draining long shifts. Discover four ways to handle stress in the ER and don’t let stress burn you out. 1. Know How to Identify the Signs of Stress Traumatic life events are common in the ER, and […]
Tips for Nurses Relocating for a Job

Tips for Nurses Relocating for a Job

In the process of job searching, often times we find that the best opportunity may be in another state. Whether you prefer to move for personal or professional reasons does not change the fact that moving states can be quite the burden. Here are some tips for nurses relocating for a job to keep handy […]
Nationwide Nursing Shortage Affecting Healthcare

Nationwide Nursing Shortage Affecting Healthcare

Though nursing is one of the fastest growing occupations in the country, it is experiencing a nationwide nursing shortage affecting healthcare. CEO of the North Carolina Nurses Association, Tina Gordon, explains that the baby boomer population is so much larger than the X, Y and millennial generations. The baby boomer population is retiring and in […]