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Wednesday, October 09, 2013  
 
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Announcement Leading Age Conference in Dallas

Leading Age Conference to be held at the Dallas Convention Center October 27-30th, 2013 and Pedagogy Inc.  wants to meet you there. 

To expand the world of possibilities for aging, LeadingAge members and affiliates touch the lives of 4 million individuals, families, employees, and volunteers every day. The LeadingAge community includes 6,000 non-profit organizations in the United States, 39 state partners, hundreds of businesses, research partners, consumer organizations, foundations and a broad global network of aging services organizations that reach over 30 countries. 

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A recent white paper on the study of long term care has found that the quality of nursing home administrator-in-training (AIT) and practicum experiences are heavily determined by the environment in which the trainee learns, notably the experience of the trainee’s preceptor and the “spirit of learning” embodied by the practicum site. The study, supported by the Foundation of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards, recommends increased focus on four areas of the learning environment.

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Therapeutic diets are formulated to optimize the nutritional needs of the client in order to treat a variety of diseases and disorders or to improve the eating capabilities of a patient or client. A diet ordered by a physician is part of treatment plan for a disease or clinical condition, to eliminate, decrease, or increase specific nutritional needs in the diet and to reduce the risk of injury.
 
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The first part of this series dealt with pneumatic compression for the management of lymphedema and discussed the fact that there are three distinct modes of pneumatic compression; (lymphatic, venous and arterial). It explained that the purpose of this series is to educate nurses and other caregivers about these various systems since they are not well known or well understood in the general health care professional community. This lack of understanding can cause confusion which results in a delay in providing the patient with the appropriate therapy, particularly when the prescribing physician scribbles a vague order such as “compression booties”, leaving the nurse to try to decipher what is meant.
 
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Featured Author: Coleen Elmers

 
 
 
  Coleen has over 30 years of nursing experience within the military and corporate healthcare setting as well as more recent experience as an adjunct nursing instructor with specialties in leadership, management, nursing education and medical/surgical and intermediate care.

As an advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) instructor for over seven years she assisted over 2500 nurses receive their ACLS certification. She also created and taught several front-line leadership courses including Leadership University aimed at healthcare middle managers, Charge Nurse Development and Preceptor Development courses.
 
 
 
 
  Pedagogy Memberships

Pedagogy is pleased to bring a new way of accessing our industry leading education courses. Our three membership plans are tailored to meet the needs of the individual, organization, clinicians, and staff. 
  • Continuing Education Membership - for accredited education for health care professionals.
  • Inservice and Compiance Membership - designed to meet federal requirements for long term care and home health certified nursing assistant staff.
  • Individual Membership - to expand personal access to one of both of our Membership options.
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