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Operationalizing Your Lab

To achieve sustainable cost control, lab managers and directors may benefit from understanding initiatives that Supply Chain have already implemented or are considering implementing across the rest of the healthcare system. Materials Management is likely already making operational enhancements...


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Getting the Most from your Clinical Laboratory

Clinical laboratories guide 60-80% of medical decisions within acute care settings and, due to this, are experiencing an increased demand for testing. However, they are simultaneously facing a myriad of challenges to meet these demands such as staff shortages and tightening budgets. In this...


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Common Feeding Tubes

The purpose of this course is to teach nurses about the various types of naosgastric tubes and provide instruction on how to properly insert and remove these devices. #CE #Courses #RN-LPN #RNs #Hospice #Hospital #Nursing-Home #Across-the-Continuum-of-Care ​​​​​​​​​


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Cancer, Palliative and Hospice Care for the Healthcare Assistant

There are numerous symptoms associated with cancer, palliative and hospice care that need to be considered when caring for patients in this category. It is imperative that the healthcare assistant understand the symptoms that can be anticipated and what they can do to assist in minimizing...




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What is Palliative Care? for Healthcare Assistants - 0.5 CE

Resources on palliative care have been relatively rare in the past. This course offers valuable information on what palliative care is and how to access it. #Courses #Australia #Across-the-Continuum-of-Care #Geriatric #Healthcare-Assistant #CNA #Home-Care #Hospice #Nursing-Home...


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VTE Prevention - 1.0 CE (for Nurses)

Venous thrombolytic events, or VTEs, which include deep vein thrombosis, or DVT, and pulmonary emboli, or PE, are recognized as the most preventable cause of death of hospitalized patients or those who have been recently hospitalized. (McCaffrey & Blum, 2009) It is estimated that 900,000- 2...


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Using Restraints and Restrictive Devices - 1.0 CE (for Nurses)

Restraints are a concern in healthcare today due to the danger they pose to those restrained. It is recognized that restraint use needs to be decreased. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has set standards indicating the need to decrease restraints and seclusion. This course gives an...


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Understanding Diabetes - for Nurses - 1.5 CE

Diabetes is a chronic disease that affects the population worldwide. An estimated 382 million people across the globe, or 9% of the world’s population, have diabetes. The number of individuals affected by diabetes continues to increase worldwide. Diabetes can be a complex and fatal disease, if...