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efficiency in medical practiceWorking in the medical field often makes for long, stressful days that can be filled with tedious tasks. While the workload may not seem to ever get smaller, finding ways to make your days more efficient can help to reduce some of the stress and allow you to spend less time on the mundane tasks that keep you from enjoying life outside the office. [click to continue…]


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Awesome Team-Building Adventures for Nurses

by Tera Tuten on July 16, 2013

Anxiety, anger, guilt, pressure, resentment, and other forms of stress are toxic for nurses and nursing staffs.

While it doesn’t seem like there’s even enough time for day-to-day patient care, life-and-death decisions, and other responsibilities, taking the time to strengthen your team can be harmless at worst and transformative at best. [click to continue…]


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Top 8 Video Games for Training Surgeons

by Tera Tuten on July 10, 2012

Who would have thought that a $60 piece of software on a $250 piece of hardware would become a critical training tool for laparoscopic surgeons?

While you could argue this statement isn’t universally accepted (yet), a 2007 study into the relevance of video games as a training tool for traditional, laparoscopic, and robot-assisted surgery bears-out what anyone who became a physician during or after the advent of Pong, Space Invaders or Pacman already knew… [click to continue…]