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Simulation-Based Medical Education

The future is bright for this rapidly evolving technology  A common misconception is that medical simulation is a contemporary development. Medical simulation actually dates to 1027, when a Chinese physician named Wang Wei-Yi utilized a life-sized bronze statue to teach…

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Conjoined Twins Successfully Separated

UF Health NICU plays role in preparing twins for surgery In December 2015, at 21 weeks’ gestation, parents Mark and Jackie learned that they were expecting twins. They also learned that the babies were joined from heart to liver. Conjoined…

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Simulation-Based Medical Education

The future is bright for this rapidly evolving technology  A common misconception is that medical simulation is a contemporary development. Medical simulation actually dates to 1027, when a Chinese physician named Wang Wei-Yi utilized a life-sized bronze statue to teach…

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ED Nurses Fight Opioid Epidemic

Arming frontline nurses to treat life-threatening overdoses As nurses, we witness the national opioid epidemic daily. The rise in opioid abuse is skyrocketing and our hospital resources are stretched. Yet, when armed with the right resources we are uniquely positioned…

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Faith-Based Healthcare

Healthcare system partners with churches to help patients navigate the system Baptist Health Paducah in Kentucky is reaching its patients in a novel way. Earlier this year, the hospital launched the Congregational Network for Healthcare (CNH). “The concept is for…

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Conjoined Twins Successfully Separated

UF Health NICU plays role in preparing twins for surgery In December 2015, at 21 weeks’ gestation, parents Mark and Jackie learned that they were expecting twins. They also learned that the babies were joined from heart to liver. Conjoined…

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Premature Infant Development and Sensory Environments

Noise, light, and touch may all negatively impact babies in the neonatal intensive care unit The neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) is a very special place in hospitals where staff members have become adept at keeping even the most fragile…

Advanced Practice Providers
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Simulation-Based Medical Education

The future is bright for this rapidly evolving technology  A common misconception is that medical simulation is a contemporary development. Medical simulation actually dates to…

Careers
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Recruiting Healthcare Faculty

Practical strategies to attract educators What sort of magic does it take to recruit healthcare faculty? That’s a question that has tempted many a recruiter…

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New to Nursing: Attracting Millennials to the Nursing Unit

Multi-generational teams enhance the profession Within a very few short years, millennials will make up a majority of the workforce, and their percentage will continue to grow for at least another decade as the generation fully comes into its own.…

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Less Time with Patients Equals More NPs on the Job Hunt

It is not a coincidence that NPs who are showing interest in non-clinical positions are increasing. There isn’t a week that goes by when I don’t hear from one or more nurse practitioners looking to leave direct care. Burnout is…

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New Education Opportunities Available

The National Academy of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners and the American College of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners are pleased to announce our new collaboration with the National Institute for Dermatology (NID). In response to the needs of our national NP and PA…

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New to Nursing: Attracting Millennials to the Nursing Unit

Multi-generational teams enhance the profession Within a very few short years, millennials will make up a majority of the workforce, and their percentage will continue to grow for at least another decade as the generation fully comes into its own.…