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Capra Dalton
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Back to the floor-

A little while ago I blogged about the excellent study from Nottingham that demonstrated significant VRE and MRSA contamination on socks used to prevent falls in the hospitalized elderly. -

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Too Tired to Think Straight: Fatigue and the Correctional Nurse –

 Many correctional facilities rely on 12 hour shifts to provide healthcare coverage. Regularly working extended hours in a shift has been linked to increased fatigue on the job. -

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You May Feel Fit, But What About Your Balance
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Elders who exercise on a regular basis often feel that they’re safe from falling. But according to a new report, being fit may not be enough to avoid falls.
See more at: http://pedagogyeducation.com/Long-Term-Care-Home-Health-Campus/Student-Union/Campus-Blog/September-2016/You-May-Feel-Fit,-But-What-About-Your-Balance.aspx?cmp=H12

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Seeing Your Way to Better Balance
#FallPreventionAwarenessWeek
The basic task of balance is to help us stay upright when standing and walking. Most importantly, stable balance helps us to carry out our everyday activities, without the fear of falling down.
- See more at: http://pedagogyeducation.com/Long-Term-Care-Home-Health-Campus/Student-Union/Campus-Blog/September-2016/Seeing-Your-Way-to-Better-Balance.aspx?cmp=H12

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Facts About Fall Risk Assessment
#FallPreventionAwarenessWeek
To be effective, assessment tools need to be sensitive (correctly identify high risk patients/residents) and specific (correctly identify patients/residents not at risk) and, perhaps most importantly, be easy for nurses to use (embedding the fall risk assessment tool into existing nursing assessments helps with “buy-in” and acceptance of the tool/process).
Download a printable copy of the Fall Risk Assessment Poster
See more at: http://pedagogyeducation.com/Long-Term-Care-Home-Health-Campus/Resource-Library/Fall-Prevention/Fall-Risk-Assessment.aspx?cmp=H12

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Launch of New Ready-to-Use TPN for Preterm Newborns -

Baxter International Inc. (BAX), a global leader in PN therapy, announced the European launch of NUMETA G13E 300 mL, the only ready-to-use parenteral (intravenous) nutrition (PN) product available to treat preterm infants (less than 37 weeks gestation age) who are at high risk for infection and malnutrition1 in the early hours and days of their lives -

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Fall Prevention Program Guideline
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Download a printable copy of the Fall Prevention Guidelines Poster
Provides an overview of the essential components of a fall prevention program. The guideline serves to increase staff knowledge/awareness of the clinical process steps, and may also function as an in-service handout.

See more at: http://pedagogyeducation.com/Long-Term-Care-Home-Health-Campus/Resource-Library/Fall-Prevention/Fall-Prevention-Program-Guideline.aspx?cmp=H12

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Fall Prevention Program Guideline
#FallPreventionAwarenessWeek
Download a printable copy of the Fall Prevention Guidelines Poster
Provides an overview of the essential components of a fall prevention program. The guideline serves to increase staff knowledge/awareness of the clinical process steps, and may also function as an in-service handout.

See more at: http://pedagogyeducation.com/Long-Term-Care-Home-Health-Campus/Resource-Library/Fall-Prevention/Fall-Prevention-Program-Guideline.aspx?cmp=H12

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Seeing Your Way to Better Balance
#FallPreventionAwarenessWeek
The basic task of balance is to help us stay upright when standing and walking. Most importantly, stable balance helps us to carry out our everyday activities, without the fear of falling down.
- See more at: http://pedagogyeducation.com/Long-Term-Care-Home-Health-Campus/Student-Union/Campus-Blog/September-2016/Seeing-Your-Way-to-Better-Balance.aspx?cmp=H12

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You May Feel Fit, But What About Your Balance
#FallPreventionAwarenessWeek
Elders who exercise on a regular basis often feel that they’re safe from falling. But according to a new report, being fit may not be enough to avoid falls.
See more at: http://pedagogyeducation.com/Long-Term-Care-Home-Health-Campus/Student-Union/Campus-Blog/September-2016/You-May-Feel-Fit,-But-What-About-Your-Balance.aspx?cmp=H12

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Facts About Fall Risk Assessment
#FallPreventionAwarenessWeek
To be effective, assessment tools need to be sensitive (correctly identify high risk patients/residents) and specific (correctly identify patients/residents not at risk) and, perhaps most importantly, be easy for nurses to use (embedding the fall risk assessment tool into existing nursing assessments helps with “buy-in” and acceptance of the tool/process).
Download a printable copy of the Fall Risk Assessment Poster
See more at: http://pedagogyeducation.com/Long-Term-Care-Home-Health-Campus/Resource-Library/Fall-Prevention/Fall-Risk-Assessment.aspx?cmp=H12

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Why Low-Sodium Diets Could Lead to Injury
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While eating too much salt can be dangerous, too little salt can be problematic as well.
- See more at: http://pedagogyeducation.com/Long-Term-Care-Home-Health-Campus/Student-Union/Campus-Blog/September-2016/Why-Low-Sodium-Diets-Could-Lead-to-Injury.aspx

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Wife, Mom, Nurse owner of Pedagogy Inc.-online continuing education for healthcare professionals. www.pedagogyeducation.com
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Capra Dalton, Registered Nurse, has more than 28 years of experience in infusion therapy and the instruction of licensed nurses in infusion therapy continuing education. Her experience comes from multiple infusion settings: acute care, ambulatory infusion centers, home infusion, long term care continuing education provider, and long term care pharmacy quality assurance consultant.

www.PedagogyEducation.com

As the CEO, Capra is responsible for all operational aspects of Pedagogy, including education course content, author recruitment, and management. She is a member of the Infusion Nurses Society (INS), the National Association for Practical Nurse Education and Services (NAPNES), and the Council of Practical Nurse Educators (COPNE), and presented at a recent Texas Health Care Association convention on “Nurses Meeting the Changing Needs of LTC Residents - IV’s and PICC Lines.” Capra received her nursing education from Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas.

Capra has an avid interest in holistic healing, nutrition, herbs, and alternative therapies for the treatment of disease in humans as well as animals. She and her husband, Patrick, live near Tyler, Texas, with their two teenage daughters, three dogs, and a cat on a ranch complete with horses, chickens, vineyard, orchards, and a 4,000 square foot organic garden.
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