New year, new ideas

New Year, Time to Take Stock

January 2022 Connections - President’s Message

A new year brings new opportunities and is a time to reflect and plan your personal and professional goals for the upcoming year.
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What Will 2022 Bring?

A New Year…

What Will 2022 Bring?

I remember the holidays one year ago. We were disappointed to not see family for the holidays, but we were determined to make the most of it.
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Guiding Your Nursing Student to a Career in Med-Surg Nursing

It's the perfect time for you to share your passion for medical-surgical nursing and encourage them build a career in our specialty.

As you work with nursing students on your patient care unit, you’re in the ideal position to notice those who have strong critical thinking skills, enjoy connecting with patients, and collaborate well with others.
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Take care of yourself!

Self-Care Tips and Wellness During the Holidays

11 Common examples of self-care activities

Self-care is simply a variety of activities that improve your sense of well-being, good mental health and keeping emotions and stress under control. Taking care of yourself is an important part of building your personal resilience, bouncing back from stress, trauma, and burnout.
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Virtual Interviews: A New Norm Post-Pandemic

Tips on how to have a successful virtual interview.

This was a change for all involved, requiring adaptation and some creativity to ensure a smooth experience.
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Why Nutrition is Key

Food insecurity is a household-level condition of uncertain or limited access to food

As medical-surgical nurses, we focus on our patients’ nutrition while they are in our patient care unit. We assess their nutritional status, track their intake, and consult nutrition support or a dietician as needed.
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The Art of Relaxation

Soothing the Soul Through the Five Senses

“There is no one way to relax, there are countless ways, but you have to try several to know which of these works best for you.”   ~Brian Luke Seaward
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Teamwork: Keeping Promises, Helping Others, and Listening

There is really nothing better than teamwork!

As we come to the end of 2021, I want to thank each of you for everything you do for your patients and each other every day.  No matter what setting you work in, your job has not been easy.
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Yummy treat for me!

Happy Holidays

My Holiday Wishes For You

CEO's Corner - December 2022 Time is such a strange construct. How many of you feel, like me, that 2021 flew by? I mean, it’s the end of 2021, and it feels like it was just yesterday we were all just so happy to put 2020 behind us as we looked forward to a better 2021.
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Ups and Downs

Ups and Downs in Nursing Careers

It Happens to the Best of Us!

Balance in my life has meant different things at different points throughout my nursing career.
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