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Lack of Nursing Research in the Field of IDD
The lack of research and available evidence-based practice in the field of IDD is apparent. What steps can you take to make an impact on care?
Identifying Risks and Prevention Strategies for Osteoporosis in Older Adults
While working with older patients, you must be able to identify risk factors for osteoporosis, the signs and symptoms of fracture, treatment options for osteoporosis and fall prevention strategies.
Your PDPM Questions Answered – Part 5: Assessment Requirements
Ron Orth, RN, CHC, CMAC, answers questions from part five of our six part PDPM webinar series, Assessment Requirements.
Personnel Assessments at Work in IDD Organizations
In many parts of the healthcare industry, the use of personnel assessments in hiring, placement and development is widespread. But, ....
Top 5 Myths About Wound Care
Chronic wounds affect over 6.5 million individuals in the United States, but there are many misconceptions and myths about treating and identifying these wounds that prevent clinicians from providing the best possible care.
How to Improve LGBTQ Older Adults’ Experience in Healthcare
Older people who identify as LGBTQ are at an intersection of geriatric care and LGBTQ health needs. This population is less likely to receive regular health benefits, as only 22% of LGBTQ older adults can be honest about their identity with their caregivers.
Your PDPM Questions Answered – Part 4: Non-Therapy Ancillaries Case Mix Groups
Ron Orth, RN, CHC, CMAC answers questions from part four of our six part PDPM webinar series, Non-Therapy Ancillaries Case Mix Groups.
In Our Evolving PDPM/PDGM World, Could Adding a Specialty Be a Game Changer?
Adding a specialty to your repertoire in order to have more control, provide better outcomes, and work within the playbook you’ve been given will be the matter at hand.
Power to Heal: Best Practices in Pressure Injury Prevention and Wound Care
These best practices can help all staff work together to prevent pressure wounds and identify contributory problems and appropriate treatments as early as possible.
11 Steps to Implementing a DSP Peer Mentoring Program
A peer mentorship program for your DSPs is a great way to increase employee engagement and retention. Get started on a DSP peer mentoring program with these steps.
IDD Nursing: The Challenges of Role Ambiguity and Diverse Settings
IDD nurses and the individuals they support deserve a synthesized approach to nursing care that addresses role ambiguity across settings.
Your PDPM Questions Answered – Part 3: Nursing Case Mix Groups
Ron Orth, RN, CHC, CMAC answers questions from part three of our six part PDPM webinar series, Nursing Case Mix Groups.
Why Are Children’s Mental Health Services Lacking in the U.S.?
Behavioral health services for children are lacking. Funding and accessibility are missing, and the problem may only grow worse. Find out more now.
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