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The National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) will host a webinar with Dr. Laura Edsberg, Director of the Center for Wound Healing Research on Thursday, August 25 from 1:00-2:00 PM ET. Dr. Edsberg’s webinar, titled Results of the Staging Consensus Conference will enable attendees to more effectively identify and stage pressure injuries and will help attendees to describe changes to the staging system.

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New treatment may prevent antibiotic-resistant facility ‘superbugs’
A first-of-its-kind treatment to prevent bacterial skin infections could play a vital role in the fight against “superbugs” in healthcare facilities, a new study finds.
A first-of-its-kind treatment to prevent bacterial skin infections could play a vital role in the fight against “superbugs” in healthcare facilities, a new study finds. Researchers from the University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom used proteins found in human cells called tetraspanins to ...
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"The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) reported yesterday that starting on July 27 at 10 AM ET the Quality Measure (QM) component of the Five-Star Rating System will reflect five of the six new QMs that are currently featured on Nursing Home Compare (NHC)."
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Wound care: What’s new on an old problem?

Certified wound care professional discusses new definitions for pressure injuries that haven’t been used before.
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America’s other drug problem: Giving the elderly too many prescriptions.
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Dominick Bailey sat at his computer, scrutinizing the medication lists of patients in the geriatric unit. A doctor had prescribed blood pressure medication for a 99-year-old woman at a dose that could cause her to faint or fall. An 84-year-old woman hospitalized for knee surgery was taking ...
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"Learn how Mississippi member Pine View Health Care Center is excelling in the areas of the AHCA Quality Initiative by focusing on their teamwork approach." #Teamwork   #BeInspired   #GeroNursePrep   #TGIFVideoMarathon  
Learn how Mississippi member Pine View Health Care Center is excelling in the areas of the AHCA Quality Initiative by focusing on their teamwork approach. Share on Facebook Share · Share on TwitterTweet · Share on Google Plus Share · Share on LinkedIn Share · Send email Mail. 0. Total Shares.
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According to Jeffrey Levine, MD, AGSF, CMD, CWSP, a New York-based physician and frequent speaker and author on wound care, “skin failure should be considered as a diagnosis in advanced chronic illness as well as in situations when patients are approaching death.”

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Skin is the largest organ of the human body; yet, while people talk about “kidney failure” or “heart failure,” practitioners or others seldom refer to “skin failure.” According to Jeffrey Levine, MD, AGSF, CMD, CWSP, a New York-based physician and frequent speaker and author on wound care, ...
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"A 93-year-old South Dakota woman has finally hung up her nurse’s cap after more than seven decades in the medical field.

Last month, Alice Graber celebrated her retirement from the Salem Mennonite Home in Freeman, South Dakota, where she worked for over 20 years."

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A 93-year-old South Dakota woman has finally hung up her nurse's cap after more than seven decades in the medical field. Last month, Alice Graber celebrated her retirement from the Salem Mennonite Home in Freeman, South Dakota, where she worked for over 20 years.
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Measuring quality is all about measuring data at the facility level. #GeroNursePrep   #ACHANCAL   #TGIFVideoMarathon  
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CMS Offers Help With New Staffing Data Requirement #GeroNursePrep   #CMS   #ProviderMagzine  
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Online training to become board certified in gerontological nursing.
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Online gerontological certification training for your key RN staff. It's all about superior care for seniors.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. (ANCC)

This activity is provided for 30.0 contact hours under ANCC criteria.

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