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The ANA initiative, Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™ Grand Challenge is an excellent program designed to transform the health of the nation by improving the health of America’s 3.6 million nurses. This valuable e-book offers practical advice and resources for getting started on the path of a healthier you!
American Nurse Today, through sponsorship by Sage Products, has developed a valuable resource to use and share with your colleages:
- Learn about the greatest health risks to nurses
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Proper wound care is essential to preventing infections for patients in all practice settings, and healthcare providers should stay informed about the most current and effective treatments out there. Recognizing factors that increase patients’ susceptibility to infection allows providers to identify risks and take measures to prevent infection from occurring or worsening.
A graduate degree opens the door to many opportunities. In this informational e-book, you will learn:
- How to apply to a graduate program
- The benefits of a graduate degree
- Different online graduate program options
- The advantages of an online education experience and how you can succeed
Leaders are needed in clinical and education settings, particularly as many of the nurses who entered the profession in the mid-1970s and early 1980s start to retire.
Rewards of Leadership.
Whether you choose a traditional administrative leadership position like a chief nursing officer in a hospital or serve as a leader in your role as a family nurse practitioner (FNP), you’ll find many rewards.
Health care is moving toward a more educated nursing workforce. An advanced degree is quickly becoming a prerequisite, making a BSN the minimum.
Build your reputation as an expert in your eld with a Master of Science in Nursing degree focused on the Clinical Nurse Leader practice.
Study 100% online, complete practicum hours locally, and earn your MSN with a CNL concentration in as few as 6 semesters.
|Safe Biopsies: Protect yourself and your patients.
Sometimes the simple solution is the most difficult to spot.
One of the most common problems in connection with biopsy handling is the risk of being exposed to formalin either through touch or inhalation. A risk that doctors, veterinarians, laboratory technicians and nurses are exposed to every day.
With BiopSafe the problem is finally solved.
Receive a free BiopSafe Sample and free eBook with more details.
BioPad is a 100% equine Type-1 collagen primary wound dressing used to treat hard-to-heal wounds. The BioPad collagen dressing has the highest collagen content on the market up to 5 times the amount of collagen. Its structure provides more real native collagen to “feed” elastase and active MMPs, speeding-up the fibroblast depletion of autologous collagen. Receive a free BioPad Sample and free eBook with more details.
Needlesticks and other sharps-related exposures to bloodborne pathogens (including HIV, hepatitis B virus, and hepatitis C virus) continue to pose a significant occupational risk for healthcare workers. Largely preventable, these injuries are all-too-common events that create a significant burden for exposed workers, even if they don’t lead to infection.
Download this eBook to learn more about: Continuing Risks for Healthcare Workers, Sharps Injuries: Facts and Figures, Proactive Steps for Yourself and Your Colleagues, A Preventable Injury, A Downloadable Workbook from the CDC, The Case for Coverage, If You are Exposed.
Patient care teams rely on the wound care nurse alone to implement a pressure ulcer prevention program; however, a successful program requires involvement from the entire care team and is a 24/7 endeavor.
Learn how your healthcare team can provide better patient care, topics include: Prevention Programs, Where to Begin, It Takes a Team, Establish a System, Empowering Your Patients, Prevention Education, Pressure Ulcer Staging
Are you thinking about pursuing additional education to advance your career? Have you been investigating the possibility of becoming and advanced practice nurse or nursing educator? There are lots of reasons to continue your education and lots of questions that need answers before you take the next step. The American Nurse Today Nursing Education newsletter brings you the information you need to make the right move for you and your career.
- Lifelong learning: Your catalyst for success
- Why should you continue your education?
- Pathbreaking educational options for 21st-century nurses
- How to fund your nursing education
- Career options for nurse educators
- Is advanced practice nursing for you?
- Landing your dream job
Tips for how to differentiate and goals for protection and management.
- Identify how wounds are classified according to wound depth and etiology.
- Describe the etiology of a pressure injury (PI) and incontinence-associated skin damage (IAD).
- Discuss evidence-based protocols of care of prevention and management if IAD and PIs.
- Describe the NPUAP-EPUAP Pressure Injury Classification System.
- Identify appropriate products that can be used for preventioin and treatment of IAD and PIs.