Apprenticeship gives California health care workers a career boost

Oct 21, 2021
The program helps licensed vocational nurses who work in state prisons to become registered nurses.
A program trains licensed vocational nurses who work in rural areas for the state correctional system to become registered nurses in California's correctional facilities.
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More health care organizations impose vaccine mandates on workers

Jul 22, 2021
There are obvious benefits to ensuring health care workers are vaccinated, but mandates have costs too.
India Medley, chief nursing officer at Howard University Hospital, receives the COVID-19 vaccine in December. Many patients expect their doctors and nurses to be vaccinated.
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Despite the pandemic, some jobs in health care have declined

Oct 8, 2020
And with the rise in the use of telemedicine, some job losses, specifically in administrative services, may be permanent.
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Will hospitals run out of protective gear again as cases rise?

Jun 29, 2020
3M has doubled production of N95 masks, but demand still exceeds supply.
Medical personnel administer a COVID-19 test in West Palm Beach, Florida. As cases begin to rise again, the United States might have an easier time securing personal protective equipment.
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"How long do I plan to stay? As long as necessary." — a home health care worker in quarantine

Apr 21, 2020
There are more than 2 million home health care workers in the U.S. trying to help the elderly and people with disabilities during COVID-19.
Some home health aides are quarantining with their clients.
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COVID-19 wreaks economic havoc, spurs health care hiring

Mar 13, 2020
Job websites have reported a spike in postings, from epidemiologist to registered nurse to data scientist.
The new COVID-19 tracking site went live this week, but the transition could prove difficult for hospitals.
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