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Progress in the Nursing Profession: From COVID-19 to the Future
Many people joke that 2020 was the year that was canceled. So it's dismissed as “the year that never happened.” However, that simply isn’t the case for nurses and healthcare professionals. Their role throughout the COVID-19 pandemic shed light on the importance of quality healthcare and the huge role nurses play in it.
By Supplemental Health Care May 6, 2021
The Role of Nurses in COVID-19 Vaccination
As COVID-19 continues to be a part of our lives, it is important to stay updated and informed as we continue to learn more. The news has been buzzing with concerns over new strains of the virus, vaccine distribution and efficacy, and safety measures.
By Supplemental Health Care Jan 27, 2021
How to Deal with COVID-19 Burnout
2020 was a year unlike any other and the pandemic has taken a toll on everyone. We are all struggling to just keep moving forward and some days, that feels like too much. But as frontline workers, you know there is still work to be done. Despite the challenges, you get up every day to continue the fight against COVID-19.
By Supplemental Health Care Jan 14, 2021
The New Normal in Healthcare
Like so many of you, I am ready to transition to the hope and promise of a new year. And while 2020 was filled with challenges and uncertainty, I feel it is important to look back with clear eyes to review what we have learned and to also look forward to see where we should focus our attention in 2021.
By Greg Palmer Jan 7, 2021
COVID-19 Vaccine: What Healthcare Professionals Need to Know
2020 has been hard for everyone, but especially for the healthcare worker. Many are reaching burnout from the constant struggles against this coronavirus.
By Supplemental Health Care Dec 11, 2020
The Current Outlook on Home Health Care
November marks a month to focus on our patients and caregivers at home. We are honoring National Home Care and Hospice Month and National Family Caregivers Month as well as Home Care Aide Week on November 8-14.
By Supplemental Health Care Nov 5, 2020
How Travel Nursing is Changing Today
COVID-19 continues to impact the country and the healthcare industry, making the future unclear. Travel nursing continues to be in high demand, but the landscape has shifted this year. Here’s what you need to know about travel nursing as we continue to navigate these unique circumstances.
By Supplemental Health Care Oct 29, 2020
COVID-19 and Other Challenges for Physical Therapists Today
October is National Physical Therapy Month, but it is safe to say that nothing about the year 2020 even remotely resembles prior years. One of the goals for promoting Physical Therapy Month each year is to raise awareness about the importance of physical activity for good health.
By Supplemental Health Care Oct 14, 2020
Your Guide to Traveling as a Healthcare Professional
If you’re new to a travel career or even a seasoned working tourist, we have guidance for every step of your journey through interactive events, informative sessions, and expert resources. Our recruiters, travelers, and industry experts discuss some hot topics for traveling today: COVID-19, licensing updates, telehealth, and much more. Whether your a nurse, physical therapist, or speech-language pathologist, there's something for every healthcare professional looking to travel.
By Supplemental Health Care Oct 6, 2020
Nurse Spotlight: COVID-19 Tests Her Experience
If you were to ask nurses and other front-line healthcare staff to describe their experiences over the past nine months or so, you would probably hear a variety of adjectives. One can imagine that they would be using words like surreal, hectic, scary, and exhausting. Another word, and probably the most important of all to describe our healthcare workers and first responders, would be “necessary.”
By Supplemental Health Care Sep 24, 2020
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