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NurseZone Newsletter - 01/15/2014


January 15, 2014
NEWS
What Nurses Can Expect in 2014: Leaders' Predictions
What Nurses Can Expect in 2014: Leaders' Predictions
What will 2014 hold for the nursing profession? No one knows for sure. But even without a crystal ball, some of the industry's top leaders are making predictions of nursing trends to watch for, based on what has been happening in health care and in nursing specifically over the past year.

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Smoking Rate Among RNs Shows a Healthy Decline
Smoking Rate Among RNs Shows a Healthy Decline
If you've recently stopped smoking, congratulations! You've contributed to a significant decline in the number of registered nurses who smoke in recent years. You're also contributing to your own personal health and that of your patients, many health advocates say.

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Volunteers Sought for Medical Mission to Guatemala
Volunteers Sought for Medical Mission to Guatemala AMN Healthcare is partnering with HELPS International on a second medical mission trip to care for the rural population in San Cristóbal, Guatemala. Surgical nurses, recovery nurses, CRNAs and other medical/surgical volunteers are encouraged to apply for sponsorship opportunities to join the medical team, which leaves March 29 and returns April 9, 2014. Volunteer applications are due January 24, 2014; those selected will have their expenses covered by AMN. Read more
Spotlight on Nursing
Seven Healthy Lifestyle Changes That Nurses Can Make
Seven Healthy Lifestyle Changes That Nurses Can Make Nurses often have the responsibility of teaching patients how to care for themselves, ranging from short-term needs and instructions to long-term lifestyle changes required to manage and prevent chronic diseases. But healthy choices should start with YOU. Here are seven simple steps that nurses can take to help themselves and enable them to better care for their patients.

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Devices & Technology
What the Fashionable, Tech-Savvy Patient Will Be Wearing This Year
What the Fashionable, Tech-Savvy Patient Will Be Wearing This Year Whether you want to jump-start your New Year's resolution for healthier living or keep an eye on your blood glucose levels, there's a device that can help you do it. In fact, 2014 is expected to be a big year for advances in wearable medical technology and consumer-friendly products to meet the needs of today's tech-savvy patients.

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RN.com Launches Facebook Page, Stroke Prevention Course
Find Us on Facebook RN.com is proud to announce its new home on Facebook! Created especially for nurses, the page offers you the latest in healthcare news, career tips/advice.
You’ll also get a heads up on new courses and specials like our complimentary CE course: Stroke Prevention and Recognition. The course covers warning signs of stroke, prevention through education and tools to modify risk factors. Earn (2) contact hours, courtesy of RN.com! Click here to get started!
Special Feature
Disparities Found in States' RNs per Capita
Disparities Found in States' RNs per Capita Some states have twice as many registered nurses per capita than others, creating possible issues with access to care and quality.

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Recent Blog Posts - RN Talk
Diabetes is Forever: A Life-changing Diagnosis
Diabetes is Forever: A Life-changing Diagnosis By E'Louise Ondash, RN, contributor

Diabetes type 1 is a monster of a disease. I imagine that it must be like having a baby that will never grow up and be independent.

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Looking Ahead:
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