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Customer service is crucial, no matter the position you hold or desire in the healthcare field.  Patients are customers and have a choice in their healthcare today.  Patients can choose from multiple doctors or pharmacies or clinics depending on their insurance.  Many patients even have...

Understanding basic medical terminology is becoming more and more helpful in everyday life. But, if you are working in any aspect of the healthcare industry, having a little background can be a useful tool for a successful career. Medical terminology is a language defining the human...

Healthcare in the United States is evolving and it is challenged to do so, in order to reduce spending costs and provide more effective care.  Technology continues to play an increasing role in the advancement of healthcare.  As healthcare jobs become more complex and the...

Close your eyes and take 30 seconds to think about what makes you happy about your work.  What types of things came to mind?  Is it simply your job duties that you enjoy, is it your coworkers, or are there additional factors?  Are there things...

Visiting a clinic or hospital can be one of the most nerve-racking experiences for an individual. As such, allied health professionals should be attentive to patients and make certain they are meeting their unique needs. Whether you’re a paramedic, dental hygienist, phlebotomist...

On Oct. 30, 1990, The Doctor's Day Resolution became public law #473. A joint Resolution of the 101 Congress designated March 30th as National Doctor's Day.Purpose: To recognize and gain recognition for Doctors.How can you celebrate Doctor's Day? Here are some ideas for...

Working a 12-hour shift is challenging in any field, and health care workers specifically must deal with physical, emotional and relational stressors that can deplete their energy more than many other workers.A number of factors can also determine how taxing a shift is, including:•...

12 Days of ChristmasFind clever ways to incorporate everything from a partridge in a pear tree to twelve drummers drumming. This may include displaying topiary trees with candy pears, serving three (roast) french hens, hanging five golden wreaths to represent the rings...

This month we get to meet Cindy Gashler.  Cindy has worked in the healthcare field for 13 years. She began her career as a CNA, then completed her LPN, and continued with an ADN degree.  She functioned as a Long Term Care charge nurse,...

I (Tina Lanciault) spend time in nursing forums answering questions that other nurses may have about alternative careers and I came across a nurse who was asking about forensic nursing. She is an LPN and wanted to know if there were any forensic LPN nurses...

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