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How Increasing Emotional Intelligence Can Help Nurses with Staffing Issues

I’m a huge advocate for teaching emotional intelligence (aka EQ or EI) to nurses and some of the rationale might surprise you.  Yes, it can be a wonderful skill to demonstrate empathy for your patients, but did you also know … Continue reading

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The Ideal Help Wanted Ad for Nurses

I noticed an ad in Sunday’s newspaper for RNs that included a sign-on bonus of $5,000!  I remember when these were popular in the late 80s and 90s and suspect this is a sign that the economy is improving, but … Continue reading

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