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Non-Ventilator Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia (NV-HAP): Why Oral Care Matters

When our patients come to the hospital, their hope is for a return to health. Each year millions of patients check into US hospitals, and unfortunately some of them will get a hospital-acquired infection. This can lead to extra days in the hospital, significant delay in their overall recovery,...


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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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Intra-Abdominal Hypertension: What’s Your Plan? (Recorded Webinar) - 1.0 CE (for Nurses)

In this webinar, Rosemary Lee presents a clinical overview of Intra-Abdominal Hypertension, recommendations for intervention from the Abdominal Compartment Society with supporting evidence, and a thorough comparison of research from the past – including nursing research – with recent studies...


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Optimizing Room Turnover in Your OR

Improving surgical outcomes and reducing healthcare associated infections (HAIs) is a primary focus for operating room staff. With a collaborative effort to reduce surgical site infections (SSIs), staff can improve patient safety and reduce costs. This educational activity is intended for nurses...



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Why Measure Intra-abdominal Pressure and How Will You Use It? (Recorded Webinar) - 1.0 CE (for Nurses)

This webinar offers knowledge and tools regarding how to use Intra-abdominal Pressure (IAP) measurements to identify and intervene when serious complications in the critically-ill develop. Comprehensive educational topics in this webinar include: - Overview of the Abdominal Compartment Society -...


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When Things Get Hairy: Considerations for Preoperative Hair Removal - 1.0 CE (for Nurses)

Performing preoperative hair removal has been key aspect of surgical preparation for the last century. In most surgical site infections, or SSIs, the pathogens originate from the patient’s own flora. Body hair can harbor this flora. It has been believed that removal of body hair, through...


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VAP: Neumonía asociada a ventilación mecánica para Ayudantes de Enfermería - 0.25 CE

La neumonía asociada a ventilación mecánica (NAVM) no sólo es muy dañina, sino muy costosa de tratar. Por lo tanto, educar a los cuidadores acerca de cómo prevenir la VAP puede salvar vidas y ahorrar dinero. #Courses #Infection-Prevention #Respiratory #Spanish #Healthcare-Assistant ...


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Úlceras del Pie Diabético para Ayudantes de Enfermería (non CE)

La sensibilización con la diabetes del público en general ha aumentado en los últimos años, gracias en parte a las advertencias sobre obesidad infantil y su relación con la diabetes. Los cuidadores involucrados con la atención de residentes a largo plazo ya están familiarizados con la diabetes...