PREVENTING WORKPLACE VIOLENCE IN HEALTHCARE SETTINGS: AN OVERVIEW

20-12-2019

Most of us tend to think of inherently risky professions like police work or armed security when we hear about workplace violence. Or, we recall tragic incidents that have made headlines in the past involving disgruntled workers taking the lives of employers or coworkers. It may come as a surprise, then, that healthcare and social […]

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HOW HEALTHCARE WORKERS CAN STAY WELL DURING FLU SEASON

20-12-2019

Cold and flu season is in full swing, which makes it an especially critical time for healthcare workers to be diligent about good infection control practices. Nurses, doctors, CNAs, and other healthcare staff are in constant contact with patients, including vulnerable populations-the very young, the elderly, pregnant and nursing women, and those with weakened immune […]

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HELPING FAMILIES RECOGNIZE WHEN A LOVED ONE CAN NO LONGER LIVE AT HOME

20-12-2019

The realization that a loved one can no longer fully care for himself or herself can be painful for family members. When the boundlessly energetic grandmother or tough-as-nails dad a person grew up with is no longer able to take care of themselves in the most basic ways, it can conjure up a whole range […]

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THE IMPACT VIDEO IS HAVING ON TRAINING AND EDUCATION

20-12-2019

Instructors have long used videos in classrooms and other learning environments to improve engagement and help learners absorb complex information. Videos have become even more popular in recent years in response to the widespread adoption of online video streaming and the emergence of innovative new teaching strategies. The days of the “sage on stage” (with […]

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CREATING AN EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS CHECKLIST FOR HOSPITALS OR HEALTHCARE FACILITIES

20-12-2019

Emergency preparedness is vital for hospitals and other healthcare facilities, including nursing homes and long-term care facilities. Failure to adequately plan for natural disasters (hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes, blizzards, landslides, etc.), influenza pandemics, and mass casualty incidents can leave healthcare staff scrambling to provide adequate treatment. Lack of preparation can ultimately lead to poor patient outcomes […]

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ORTHOPEDIC NURSING PRESENTS LUCRATIVE HEALTH CAREER OPPORTUNITY

20-12-2019

Orthopedic nurses work to prevent and treat musculoskeletal disorders, providing important care for patients at all stages of life. Highly trained professionals, orthopedic nurses dedicate their careers to developing the specialized skills needed to monitor neurovascular status, master casting and continuous passive motion therapy, and perform other forms of orthopedic treatment. Orthopedic nurses are among […]

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WHAT DO PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSES DO?

20-12-2019

Mental illness afflicts people from all backgrounds, income levels, and age groups. A mental health nurse is a special type of person who is dedicated to improving their patients’ lives and offering caring support. The psychiatric mental health nursing (PMHN) specialization, as described in a variety of online nurse education videos, administers to the needs of […]

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THE MANY BENEFITS OF ONLINE LEARNING

16-12-2019

The Digital Revolution has transformed the way we study and learn. Where once the in-person classroom model dominated, today online educational courses are revolutionizing education.

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CERTIFIED PEDIATRIC NURSES: CARING FOR CHILDREN, FROM INFANCY TO YOUNG ADULTHOOD

16-12-2019

WHERE PEDIATRIC NURSES WORK Pediatric nurses work in a variety of settings, including hospitals, doctor’s offices, clinics, schools, emergency rooms, and intensive care units. Pediatric nurses may work in pediatric care units that treat children with a wide range of acute and chronic medical conditions. Pediatric nurses working in intensive care units treat patients who […]

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