Ways to Fund Your Wound Care Specialization

wound care specialization Ways to fund your wound care specialization: 1. Use the ES Payment Plan 2. Employer Tuition Agreement If your employer does not have a tuition assistance program, you may use this Tuition Assistance Agreement to negotiate reimbursement terms. 3. Tuition Tax Write-off Conferences and continuing education events related to your practice are eligible for [...]

By |February 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections (NSTIs)

nsti, NSTIs, necrotizing soft tissue infections, soft tissue infections Time is of the essence when treating necrotizing soft tissue infections: a systematic review and meta-analysis. https://youtu.be/SVeeFUdujbI Although the phrase "time is fascia" is well acknowledged in the case of necrotizing soft tissue infections (NSTIs), solid evidence is lacking. The aim of this study is [...]

By |February 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Wound Care Education Up, Pressure Injuries Down at Iredell Skilled Nursing Facility

WTA Program | pictured: Ragen Wilmoth Iredell Health System’s Skilled Nursing Facility is proactively seeking to improve its wound care and reduce its number of patient injuries, and the results are clear – in just two years, the facility has cut its facility-acquired pressure injuries (FAPIs) by more than 90 percent. The drastic decline is [...]

By |January 29th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Electronic Cigarettes and Social Media

Perceptions and Sentiments About Electronic Cigarettes on Social Media Platforms: Systematic Review. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wAsl9GY2FDo Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) have been widely promoted on the internet, and subsequently, social media has been used as an important informative platform by e-cigarette users. Beliefs and knowledge expressed on social media platforms have largely influenced e-cigarette uptake, the decision [...]

By |January 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sleep and Stress in Adolescents

Sleep and stress in adolescents: the roles of pre-sleep arousal and coping during school and vacation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UENgPUSgM0U This study explored the relationship between stress and actigraphy-measured and self-reported sleep in adolescents during periods of restricted (school) and unrestricted (vacation) sleep opportunities. We further examined whether (1) cognitive pre-sleep arousal (PSA) mediated the relationship [...]

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Reflective Teaching Program in Nursing Students

Using Reflective Teaching Program to Explore Health-Promoting Behaviors in Nursing Students https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wt5Ypt9C_wg The attitudes of nurses toward health promotion affect patients. However, current classroom teaching does not provide nursing students with actual experiences. An experiential and reflective teaching design will help nursing students practice actual health behaviors and record their feelings. This will [...]

By |December 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Stressors in Open-Heart Surgery Patients

Stressors in open-heart surgery patients: A qualitative study. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mWoljmrfwYY Open-heart surgery is a stressful experience for patients and their families. From the moment that patients are told they must undergo surgery until discharge, they experience different degrees of worry and nervousness. This study was conducted with the aim of identifying stress factors in [...]

By |December 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Soft Skills in Nursing

Soft Skills in Nursing The perceived importance of soft (service) skills in nursing care: A research study. Nursing education has transformed over time. While this is particularly evident in the integration of technology in pedagogy, it is not evident whether the training of soft (service) skills has also evolved effectively. Though soft (service) skills are [...]

By |December 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Nursing Workforce in a Post-Disaster Setting

Determinants and supporting factors for rebuilding nursing workforce in a post-disaster setting. The workforce shortage is one of the major issues associated with the recovery of Minamisoma City in Fukushima Prefecture, after the Great East Japan Earthquake and the subsequent accidents at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plants in March 2011. While the radiation risks [...]

By |December 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

State Nursing Requirements

NURSING CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS BY STATE *Last Updated - 11/7/2019 State CE Requirements for RNs CE Requirements for LPNs Special Requirements and Notes State Governing Agency Alabama 24 contact hours every 2 years for RNs. 12 contact hours allowed through independent study. 24 contact hours every 2 years for LPNs. 12 contact hours allowed through [...]

By |November 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments