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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 […]
Nurse Practitioners vs Physician Assistants

Nurse Practitioners vs Physician Assistants

Are you interested in the healthcare industry? Debating on becoming a Nurse Practitioner vs Physician Assistant? Weighing your options is always a good idea before committing to a career choice. Both options have great benefits in a strong and thriving field. We have put together some information for you to contrast the two and see which […]
Holiday Nursing Gifts for Every Personality

Holiday Nursing Gifts for Every Personality

It’s the end of the year which means it’s the season for giving! Have you thought about what you’re going to get your nurse for the holidays? Show appreciation to your nurse by getting him or her a thoughtful gift that they can actually use. Having trouble on deciding what to buy? We have the […]
3 Ways Thanksgiving Teaches us to be Better Employees

3 Ways Thanksgiving Teaches us to be Better Employees

Stuffing our faces, coveting amazing shopping deals, or avoiding awkward family situations – it’s all part of the fun of Thanksgiving. But most of all it is a time to give thanks and take inventory of one’s life, both personally and professionally. For many people, sitting around the table, passing those buttery crescent rolls, the […]

ASN and THMED Named as a Fastest Growing, Privately-Held Company in Dallas

THMED, LLC has been recognized as one of the 100 fastest growing, privately-held companies in the Dallas area by the Caruth Institute at SMU Cox School of Business for a 2nd year in a row. As one of only two companies recognized in healthcare staffing, THMED is pleased to be included in the rankings. To […]
Miss America Contestant Kelley Johnson is Not Just a Nurse

Miss America Contestant Kelley Johnson is Not Just a Nurse

A career in nursing is not easy; it is a demanding job that requires compassion, dedication and many skills that are not easily learned. Miss America contestant Kelley Johnson proves that she is not just a nurse. Johnson opted for a monologue representing her career during the talent portion of the competition. She demonstrated through […]
Top Five Apps for Nurses

Top Five Apps for Nurses

Whether you’re in nursing school, a registered nurse or nurse practitioner, your spare time is minimal, at best. Technology is here to help manage your busy life while studying, doing your rounds, and other tasks you may have. Below are the top five apps for nurses that will make your next shift or test a […]