ACCESS Nursing News and Blog

Heart Healthy Tips for Nurses

Posted by ACCESS Nursing Services on Feb 25, 2022 11:50:00 AM

February is American Heart Month and a time to focus on cardiovascular health. It’s critical that nurses take their own health just as seriously as the health of their patients.  

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Topics: Nursing Services, healthcare, Nurse

Tips for Nurse Burnout and the Nursing Shortage

Posted by ACCESS Nursing Services on Jan 21, 2022 4:06:28 PM

The nursing shortage in the US has reached a record high and taking a heavy toll on the health care industry. One of the fallouts of this shortage is a pervasive sense of burnout and exhaustion among our nation’s nurses.

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Topics: Blog, COVID-19, healthcare, nursing shortage, burnout

The Importance of Booster Doses for Private Duty Nurses and their Patients

Posted by ACCESS Nursing Services on Jan 13, 2022 5:30:00 PM

Vaccinations are essential to protecting not only yourself, but also your patients. As Omicron cases reach an all-time high, it is now more vital than ever for healthcare workers to receive a booster dose as soon as they become eligible.

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Topics: Blog, COVID-19, Vaccination, healthcare

Holiday Inspiration & Tips for Nurses Working on Christmas

Posted by ACCESS Nursing Services on Dec 23, 2021 12:00:00 PM

If your shift falls on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day, you may not feel very holly or jolly about it. As a nurse, you often need to give up your own family celebrations to care for your patients. After all, there are no vacation days for those who are sick or injured.

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Topics: Blog, Nursing Services, healthcare

Working on Thanksgiving When Everyone Else is Off:  Coping Tips for Nurses

Posted by ACCESS Nursing Services on Nov 24, 2021 12:00:00 PM

Not everyone has the day off to spend with family and friends on Thanksgiving. Many nurses are scheduled to work a long shift on the holiday. So, here are a few tips for these nurses to help make their day more festive:

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Topics: Blog, healthcare

4 Ways Nurses Can Help Reduce Racial Disparities in Healthcare

Posted by ACCESS Nursing Services on Oct 21, 2021 12:00:00 PM

COVID-19 has surely highlighted the ever-widening healthcare disparities among racial and minority groups. Between March 2020 and June 2021, Hispanic or Latino and non-Hispanic Black people were hospitalized with COVID-19 at a rate 2.8 times higher than non-Hispanic White people, when taking age into account.

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Topics: Blog, healthcare, racial disparities