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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 of 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
Looking Towards a Brighter Future
I think it would be fair to say that in my more than 20 years with Supplemental Health Care, none of them were quite as challenging as this year. Not surprisingly, through it all, our amazing team was still putting their patients first and providing quality care despite all the obstacles.
By Sally Porter Dec 15, 2020
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
Giving Back This Holiday Season
With the holiday season upon us, we begin to reflect more on the year and relationships. This holiday season, we are reminded of what really matters given everything that has happened in 2020. Many use this revelation as an opportunity to give back. For everyone in healthcare, and the general public, there are a multitude of opportunities to get involved.
By Supplemental Health Care Dec 1, 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
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.” It is difficult to imagine getting through the year of COVID-19 without the contributions of our..
By Supplemental Health Care Sep 24, 2020
Care More Spotlight: Compassion in Correctional Nursing
When choosing a career in nursing, it would be inaccurate to think that there are a limited number of practice settings to choose from. Certainly, nurses can choose to work in a hospital setting or a doctor’s office, but there are so many other options such as working in schools, urgent care, and community clinics, correctional facilities, home health, and more.
By Supplemental Health Care Sep 10, 2020
How School Nursing Will Look Different This Year
Back to school is already right around the corner, and with the continued challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic across the country, the classroom setting will certainly look different from years past. As we all navigate the new normal, the health and safety of students and faculty should continue to be at the forefront of the discussion.
By Supplemental Health Care Jul 30, 2020
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