Many of us fear the thought of having our lunch or dinner before heading down to the gym. We’ve all heard the horror stories of friends suffering from stomach cramps and throwing up on the floor during their routine sets. But does that mean we should completely skip our meals and not eat before a workout?
This article is written by April Han. She is a multi-passionate entrepreneur. With a formal education in Business Administration and years of working with healthcare startups under her belt, she is able to provide valuable advice to aspiring locums in terms of creativity, innovation, and discovery of solutions to the challenges amid our society’s growing demand for health services. A life-long learner with a growth mindset, she is currently expanding her knowledge of the healthcare marketplace through online courses and hands-on training from world-class mentors.
General practitioners choose to do locum work to increase their income while working fewer hours. Whether it’s your main source of income or you do it to supplement your income as a salaried employee, locum work can help you earn more than full-time doctors. In fact, better income is one of the advantages of working as a locum doctor.
This is, however, only possible if you know how to earn and work smart. Here are some tips that will help you succeed in the field and the process, increase your income as a locum GP.
We held our inaugural Community Nursing for Older Adults Workshop. Participants were awarded four Continuing Professional Education (CPE) points. The workshop was a basic introduction to community nursing. The interactive teaching materials in this workshop invited the participants to explore the complexities of nursing in the community; the function of primary healthcare; and to develop a profile of the community in which their clients live and work.
我们知道，跌倒和由此产生的并发症对于老年人来说可能是非常危险的，但也是最普遍的风险因素之一 - 老年人不小心跌倒实在是太容易发生了。 根据（National Center for Injury Prevention and Control)的数据，“每三个老年人当中（年龄在六十五岁以上）每年都会有一位跌倒，但是还不到一半的人数会对提供他们医疗服务的机构谈及.” 所以这个问题不仅普遍，同时也被隐藏住了。这让护理人员(Caregivers)在防范可能会发生的事情方面处在一个困难的处境。
Having difficulty finding a full-time nursing position at a hospital or clinic? Don’t doubt yourself, it might not be because of your skills. It could actually be because the interviewers are not aware of what you can actually offer. Maybe the only thing that’s stopping you from wearing that dream nursing uniform is that tiny bit of presenting skills to stand out from the rest.
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“三高症”是高血压， 高血脂， 高血糖的简称。“三高症”的发病多发生于老年人，并与基因， 饮食不当，运动量不足，长期睡眠不足，吸烟，肥胖等原因有关。“三高症”在初期可以毫无症状或无异常感觉，通常在健康体检时才发现。高血脂可以引起血管栓塞；高血压可以引起脑出血和脑血管破裂；高血糖可以引起糖尿病肾病。但到了晚期可形成严重疾病，甚至危害生命。研究显示这三种临床疾病的聚集并非偶然。世界卫生组织明确提出，防止心脑血管病的第一道防线就是减少和控制“三高症”。因此，“三高症”的早期防治非常重要。
Siti Hamidah, one of our freelance nurses, shares her experience when she made the switch to a career that gives her control and much needed time. Find out more here!