How to Quickly Fit in at Your Next Placement

The key to fitting into your new contingency staffing placement is to quickly recognize the company culture and determine how you can integrate without changing your personality. Company culture matters, and in healthcare, it may matter even more as the ability of teams to work together impacts life and death situations. To do your job…


4 Gadgets That Will Make Any Nurse’s Day Easier

Technology can be fun and make your life easier, both as a professional and in your personal life. From smartphones to fitness trackers, integrating technology can streamline and destress your life. Some of these are free and others will cost money, but all will be fun to use and help boost your personal and professional…


Best Ways to Prepare for That Upcoming Long Shift

Most people work 8 to 10-hour days, mostly sitting in a chair behind a computer. As a per diem nurse, it’s likely you’ll be picking up some 12-hour shifts, or deciding to work the occasional 16-hour double shift. Although these offer significant financial benefits, the long hours on your feet can take a toll on…


Stay Sharp: How a Career in Per Diem Nursing Can Keep You on the Cutting Edge of Medical Knowledge

Hospitals require a large number of people to get the job done, using per diem nurses to cover staffing needs that may vary on a week-to-week basis. While per diem nursing may be challenging, there are a number of reasons for choosing this exciting field, not the least of which are experiences that keep you…


5 Ways to Prepare for a Tough Conversation With a Patient

In an era when digital communication has become the norm, it can be challenging as a temporary nursing staff member to have difficult face-to-face conversations with your patient. When a patient is noncompliant with their treatment plan or you have to deliver bad news, it’s safe to assume the conversation will be challenging. Here are…


Folic Acid Awareness Week – What You Need to Know about Folic Acid and Your Health!

When it comes to our health, two of the best things we can be are proactive and responsible!  For women, and even men, a big part of that proactivity involves folic acid.  For Folic Acid Awareness Week, we want to remind you of the immense benefits of getting the recommended amount each day, and encourage…


UV Safety Month! 5 Misconceptions about Sun Safety & How to Better Protect Your Skin!

With a busy work schedule in the medical field, you may naturally want to make the most of your days off by soaking up the sun and enjoying the weather of a beautiful summer day as much as possible.  However, it is imperative that you take the necessary steps to protect your body’s largest organ—your…


National Immunization Awareness Month: 5 Tips to Ensure You and Your Adult Loved Ones are Staying Protected!

The majority of us can remember getting a variety of vaccinations when we were children.  We may not have the fondest memories of those experiences, but it was something we had to do to keep ourselves protected from serious illnesses and diseases.  However, many adults might not recall the last time they had a vaccine…


Psoriasis Awareness Month! 4 Things You May Not Know & Tips for Living with Psoriasis!

Are you concerned with your appearance?  How your skin looks?  The glances or stares you receive from others? Trying to cover your skin despite the outside temperature? These are concerns many people living with psoriasis have on a daily basis.  August is Psoriasis Awareness Month, and Capital Healthcare Solutions wants to educate you on the…


It’s National Yoga Month, and You Can Participate! Tips and Health Benefits for Every Yoga Beginner!

Are you an expert at yoga? A master Yogi? No? Perfect!  For National Yoga Month, Capital Healthcare is exploring the basics of the yoga universe, and how it can help you achieve a healthier body, mind, and spirit, regardless of your location or work schedule!   For nurses and medical professionals, we know that scheduling…