Category Archives: Nurse Leadership

Managing Your Debt as a Healthcare Professional

by Lindsay Miller, BSN It is estimated that the typical medical student graduates with over $200,000 in total student loan debt, counting that acquired during their undergraduate years. With first-year starting salaries for doctors starting as low as $50,000 or … Continue reading

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What Nurses are Saying re: Trump’s American Health Care Act

Most nurses and doctors I know want to provide care not play games with insurance companies! The American Nurse Association (ANA) is speaking out about the latest political healthcare policy, the American Health Care Act (AHCA) provided by the Trump … Continue reading

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Third Door #4-Difficult Doctor Keeps Yelling at Me!

Originally published on Nurse.org 2/15/17 Dear Beth, I am a staff nurse on a med/surg floor. I’m trying to develop assertiveness and am hoping you will have some ideas for this situation. There is one physician who is very difficult … Continue reading

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