financial cost of burnout

The extensive impact of physician burnout

According to a recent article published in JAMA, the United States is in the midst of a physician burnout crisis thanks to excessive workloads and increased clerical burden, among other factors. Many hospital systems and practices aren’t working to solve the problem, but what they often fail to consider is the financial loss that can…

January 25, 2019
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How to become a Cath Lab RN

As with any other nursing specialty, the first step to becoming a Cardiac Cath Lab RN is to graduate with an Associates degree or Bachelors degree in nursing and pass your NCLEX-RN to become licensed as a Registered Nurse. What’s next? Because the Cath Lab is more advanced, many healthcare facilities prefer to hire more experienced nurses…

January 22, 2019
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cath lab tech

How to become a Cath Lab Tech — Part 2

This is the second article of a two-part series on becoming a Cath Lab Tech. There are two different paths that can be taken when pursuing a career as a Cath Lab Tech; the second is through a Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) certification from Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI). What’s the difference between an RCIS…

January 9, 2019
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Acquiring a medical license through the IMLC

Updated as of February 8, 2019. The licensing process used to be pretty easy. Physicians would graduate from medical school, complete their residency and maybe a fellowship or two, get a job and a state license, and then stay in one place for the majority of their career. But thanks to growing physician demand and…

January 7, 2019
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How to become a Cath Lab Tech

This is the first article of a two-part series on becoming a Cath Lab Tech. There are two different paths that can be taken when pursuing a career as a Cath Lab Tech; the first is through a Radiologic Technology (RT) certification from The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). What is a Radiologic Technologist?…

January 4, 2019
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