Future job growth in the Cath Lab

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Cath Lab RNs and Techs will be in high demand through 2026, with both experiencing above average job growth. What is a Cath Lab RN? In layman’s terms, a Cath Lab RN assists the interventional cardiologist with procedures in the Cath Lab such as stent placement, insertion of…

August 10, 2018
effective communicator

The importance of being an effective communicator

Skilled communication with your patients, especially those with serious conditions, is essential to ensuring that your treatment strategy aligns with their wishes and betters their quality of life. However, cardiologists often don’t receive any sort of formal training, despite research suggesting that communication skills can be learned. Physicians can sometimes struggle to discuss treatment goals,…

August 1, 2018

Medical malpractice caps by state

More than half of states in the U.S. have laws that limit the amount of money that can be awarded in a medical malpractice lawsuit. These damage caps lower the risk for physicians, allowing them to cut back on defensive treatment strategies and improve patient care. The states with damage caps are as follows: Each…

July 20, 2018
become a cath lab traveler

Top 5 reasons to become a Cath Lab traveler

Working as a travel Cath Lab RN or Tech can be a life-changing experience. High pay, career growth, and new adventures are just a few of the reasons why some choose the traveler lifestyle. Whether you want to save up a little extra cash or see the country, travel nursing can provide a great deal…

July 18, 2018
avoiding malpractice

5 ways to prevent a malpractice lawsuit

Each year, 1 in 14 physicians will face a medical malpractice lawsuit. Medical malpractice can take many forms: a poor outcome during a procedure, an incorrect diagnosis, or even a mistake made in the patient’s record. While more than 90% of suits are settled outside of court, most with no payment to the plaintiff, those…

July 11, 2018