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Dear Career Coach: I am a new grad NP with celiac disease and I am unable to eat at restaurants due to potential cross-contamination that inevitably leaves me ill for a week. What suggestions do you have to handle not being able to eat at a restaurant, without coming across like a ''major diva'' as you mentioned?
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The following is a statement released June 17 by Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority Director and Deputy
Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, Robin Robinson, PhD.
This week, our nation reached a milestone in battling influenza, with
the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s first approval to manufacture ...
I had a student ask me
recently if I had a dermatoscope and if I could show her how to use it. The
answer was simple enough. No, I don't need one. This of course led to the
logical question...Why? This blog post was inspired by this exchange.
The simplest answer to
this question is that if I see something that looks abnormal, I biopsy it. ...
I recently attended an aesthetics conference in south
Florida. There were many great speakers- seasoned cosmetic surgeons and
dermatologists, successful CEOs, and highly-acclaimed skin care
specialists. Aside from learning about new and improved aesthetic
technologies and techniques, a specific speaker enlightened me before he ...
Last week I read an article and now I find that I just can't get it off my mind. It announced a new government ''project'' initiated by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. The agency is seeking approval from the White House to begin setting up a system for consumers to report ''medical mistakes'' and ''unsafe practices.'' The purpose ...
I spent the better part of my summer interviewing for a new job, exploring other derm offices and traveling to different cities I was considering. I was surprised by the volume of offices looking to hire a dermatology PA or NP. I had a wonderful experience searching and interviewing, and I was lucky to have many options to choose from.
I decided ...
Are you feeling a little rundown, like you could use a vacation or maybe a whole new career? Do you find yourself being easily distracted on the job you’re growing so tired of? Is your nursing flame flickering?
You’re certainly not alone, as many studies attest.
But have you considered they way you’re feeling might cause you to be a ...
ADVANCE for Nurses is excited to present CE Live,
a brand new educational series. In these webinars, experts will share
their knowledge in topics across the continuum of healthcare.
These nursing continuing education online courses are a convenient way
to earn those valuable credits. Viewers can watch the talk live or in ...
If anyone knows the importance of research and clinical trials, it's nurses. In the 1976 and again in 1989, more than 250,000 LPNs and RNs ages 20-46 were asked to participate in one of the largest clinical investigation - the Nurses' Health Studies - that would help researchers find important insights on women's health, including cancer ...
Twelve-hour shifts have gotten some bad press. They've been linked to medical errors, nurse burnout and, now, higher rates of obesity in nurses.
Researchers from the University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, surveyed 2,103 female nurses and revealed nurses with long work hours were significantly more likely to be obese compared with ...