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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:
- A Continuing Risk 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
This e-book is sponsored by Angelini Pharma, Inc.
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.
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