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How to Make the Most of Your Limited Daylight Hours in Mid-Winter
January is the month where winter’s darkness can really get to us. No matter which nursing shift you’re working, you may not get much sunlight -- and that’s especially true in the shorter days of winter. In order to lift your mood and avoid an unhealthy vitamin D deficiency, you need some daily time in the sun.
January 5, 2016
5 New Year Resolutions for Any Nurse
It is that time of year again! The holidays bring with them resolutions for a better life in the New Year. It can be anything from dropping that last stubborn 20 pounds to finding ways to make more money. If you’re a nurse and want to pick up a worthy resolution, consider one of the following: 1.
December 31, 2015
Honesty & Ethics in Professions: Where Does Nursing Fall?
Honesty and ethics are two of the most important components of any profession. However, some professionals tend to exhibit these characteristics more than others do. According to a Gallup poll conducted in December of 2014, Americans rate nurses the highest when it comes to honesty and adherence to ethical standards.
December 29, 2015
Why it's Finally Time to Try Travel Nursing in 2016
If travel nursing has been in the back of your mind for a while now, then 2016 is your year. Opportunities for nursing will continue to expand over the next decade, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and they are anticipating an increase of around 19 percent by the year 2022. This means that the nursing shortage will likely continue in many areas of the country.
December 23, 2015
Happy Holidays from Fastaff Nursing!
The holiday season provides a welcome time for reflection and a chance to say something that’s on our minds daily here at Fastaff. We’re continually in awe of the intelligence, dedication, compassion and creativity shown by the nurses we’re lucky enough to represent.
December 22, 2015
Maternity Leave for Nurses: What to Expect
Having a baby is one of the most magical and overwhelming experiences in life. Because of the toll labor can take on your body, as well as the need to bond with your new child, you will most likely take varying periods of maternity leave after your baby is born. Here is some basic information to help you plan for maternity leave as a nurse.
December 17, 2015
Ways to Appreciate your Nursing Staff this Holiday
The holiday season is one of the happiest and busiest times of the year. It is also the perfect time to show your nursing staff how much they mean to you. Below are some nursing staff appreciation ideas that you can use to thank your staff for their hard work during the holidays. 1.
December 15, 2015
Stay Healthy Through the Holidays
It’s no surprise that December is the month people gain the most weight. As the holiday season begins, make smart choices to avoid holiday weight gain.
December 14, 2015