Body cameras in health care: The debate

Body cameras in health care: The debate

Is it appropriate for healthcare professionals to wear body cameras? Here are some pros and cons, according to those debating this issue: Pros Provide evidence in malpractice litigation Prompt better behavior by patients, families, and healthcare workers when they know they’re being recorded De-escalate potentially volatile situations Cons Potential security and privacy violations Interference with honest communication, especially with regard to sensitive healthcare topics such as mental health and drug misuse Feasibility of safely storing protecting recordings Read more on…

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Reducing holiday stress

Reducing holiday stress

Limiting the stress that comes with the holidays requires a bit of planning. The Cleveland Clinic offers some suggestions built around the activities that can be the most anxiety-inducing: Limiting the stress that comes with the holidays requires a bit of planning. The Cleveland Clinic offers some suggestions built around the activities that can be the most anxiety-inducing: • Holiday shopping • Planning family gatherings • Scheduling time with family and friends • Taking care of yourself—eating well and staying active…

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Hospitals find creative strategies in wake of severe shortage of IV saline

Hospitals find creative strategies in wake of severe shortage of IV saline

More than 2 months after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, which produces most of the saline used in the United States, hospitals are having to find creative strategies such as administering IV drugs in syringes rather than minibags to handle the shortage. Read more. via Medscape The post Hospitals find creative strategies in wake of severe shortage of IV saline appeared first on American Nurse Today.

Manage Budget and Forecast

Manage Budget and Forecast

Manage Budget and Forecast  Important notice to students: Students must submit assessments by due dates; otherwise, they will incur a fine of $50.00.per Unit (if submitted within one week after the due date) followed by $100.00 per Unit (if submitted within two weeks after the due date) and $150.00 per Unit (if submitted within one month after the due date). If you don’t submit assessments even by one month, or do not pay fines, HIBT may report to DIBP as…

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FDA approves first biosimilar for certain breast, stomach cancers

FDA approves first biosimilar for certain breast, stomach cancers

On Dec. 1, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Ogivri (trastuzumab-dkst) as a biosimilar to Herceptin (trastuzumab) for the treatment of patients with breast or metastatic stomach cancer (gastric or gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma) whose tumors overexpress the HER2 gene (HER2+). This is the first biosimilar approved in the U.S. for the treatment of breast or stomach cancer.  Read more via Fda.gov. The post FDA approves first biosimilar for certain breast, stomach cancers appeared first on American Nurse Today.

Consumer-directed health plans have little effect on reducing unnecessary medical services

Consumer-directed health plans have little effect on reducing unnecessary medical services

Consumer-directed health plans have little or no effect on spending on low-value services, according to a study in the American Journal of Managed Care.  Read more via Ajmc.com. The post Consumer-directed health plans have little effect on reducing unnecessary medical services appeared first on American Nurse Today.

Lifting restrictions on concealed carry guns increases violent crime

Lifting restrictions on concealed carry guns increases violent crime

Lifting restrictions on concealed carry guns increases violent crime, and laws restricting gun ownership for people convicted of domestic violence reduces killings of female domestic partners, according to an analysis in Science.  Read more via News.stanford.edu and access the study via Science.sciencemag.org. The post Lifting restrictions on concealed carry guns increases violent crime appeared first on American Nurse Today.

Pearl Harbor: The Stories of Nurses Who Were There

Pearl Harbor: The Stories of Nurses Who Were There

You don’t often hear the stories of nurses who were present at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 during the Japanese attack. The daughter of one of those nurses is trying to change that. Winnie Woll’s mother, Teresa Stauffer Foster, was one of several nurses on the base that day, and now Winnie gives lectures to remind us of the sacrifices those nurses made and how they led the way for so many of today’s nurses. Click here to read…

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Unit 3 Customer Service

Unit 3 Customer Service

Unit 3 Customer Service Assignment front sheet Qualification Unit number and title Pearson BTEC Level 4 HNC Diploma Hospitality Management Unit 3 Customer Service Student name Assessor name HusamHelmi Date issued Completion date(s) Submitted on: 02/10/2017 28/01/2018 28/01/2018 Learning Outcome   Learning Outcome Assessment Criteria In this assessment you will have the opportunity to present evidence that shows you are able to: Task no. Evidence (Page no) L O1 Understand customer service policies within business and services contexts 1.1 Discuss…

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Unit35 Web Application Development

Unit35 Web Application Development

Unit35 Web Application Development Module Booklet   Unit  Unit35: – Web Application Development Unit level 5 Unit code K/601/1510 Credit Value 15 Qualification BTEC HND in Computing and Systems Development Term Start Date 20 November 2017 Hand out date 20 November 2017 Submission Deadline 18 February 2018 Lecture 9 weeks Revision Clinic 1 Week Module Leader Rafiqul Islam  Copyright Statement: Copyright © – All rights reserved – UK College of Business and Computing This document is the product and property of…

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