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AMP Staffing Celebrates Nurses Week: Chelsey Traxler, LPN Nurses Week is a yearly celebration beginning on May 6th and ending on May 12th that honors the nursing profession. This year, we’re celebrating each day by turning the spotlight on one of our very own healthcare heroes! Read on to learn more about Chelsey Traxler, LPN.… Continue reading AMP Staffing Celebrates Nurses Week: Chelsey Traxler, LPN

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Nurses Week 2021 – A Message From Our DON This being our week, Nurse Week 2021, I want to send a personal heartfelt thank you to all of the nurses working with Advantage Medical Professionals. I am grateful for your bravery, compassion and sacrifices throughout this past year and always. 2020 was a challenging year.… Continue reading Nurses Week 2021 – A Message From Our DON

Nurse Violence Protection- Advantage Medical Profesionals

One Step Closer To Nurse Workplace Violence Protection Workplace violence is a major concern for nurses and other healthcare providers. Statistics from a 2019 nurse survey showed that 1 in 4 nurses experienced some form of assault.  Being a nurse of over 35 years, I can recall several times of being hit, bit and kicked… Continue reading One Step Closer To Nurse Workplace Violence Protection

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How To Begin Travel Nursing Have you ever thought of traveling and seeing the states you’ve never been to before? As the pandemic continues and the need for quality nurses grow across our country, this might be the time to consider Travel Nursing. Facilities throughout the United States are in need of more and more… Continue reading How To Begin Travel Nursing

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AMP Staffing Nurse Saves a Child’s Life at Louisiana School A Louisiana nurse is being hailed as a hero after saving a 7-year-old student’s life. Althea Collins, a registered nurse with Advantage Medical Professionals (AMP), was working as a school nurse at a rural elementary school the morning of December 2nd, when she was notified… Continue reading AMP Staffing Nurse Saves a Child’s Life at Louisiana School

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How does a nurse handle Crisis Standards of Care? Being a nurse of over 35 years in Southeast Louisiana, I have been faced with multiple situations that questioned standards of care. I’m not talking about being sure your patients are getting their medication within 30 minutes of the time it is ordered, or completing that… Continue reading How does a nurse handle Crisis Standards of Care?

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Don’t Let Them Steal Your Joy While thinking about what to talk to you guys about, I was throwing around many ideas. The holidays are coming – so what about recipes or craft ideas to make gift-giving easier. The New Year is right around the corner – so what about recommendations on a good self-improvement… Continue reading Don’t Let Them Steal Your Joy

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Marijuana for Therapeutic Use Clinician’s Corner Angela Totora, MBA/HA, RN Director of Nursing Marijuana for Therapeutic Use There is a lot of talk about medical marijuana. Do you know what that means to you as a nurse? Here are a few topics that might help you understand this complex issue. Obtaining and using medical marijuana… Continue reading Marijuana for Therapeutic Use

Common Traveler Mistakes- Advantage Medical Professionals

How To Avoid The Most Common Mistakes A New Traveler Makes Everyone has to start somewhere and when you’re new to travel nursing it can be a lot to take in. It’s smart to understand what’s realistic and unrealistic in the world of travel nursing. Most importantly you should know what is expected of you… Continue reading How To Avoid The Most Common Mistakes A New Traveler Makes

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10 Ways To Be A Professional Have you heard the nurse manager say, “that nurse didn’t act professionally?” What did that mean? Isn’t it enough to do your job, and show up on time? What else should you do to be seen as acting professionally? Professionalism is demonstrated by you providing the care that you… Continue reading 10 Ways To Be A Professional

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