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Tuesday, April 14, 2015  
 
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From the Pedagogy Main Campus

I say “Yes, we tell folks with dementia about the death of their spouse….at least once”

It is a tricky decision whether to tell patients who have dementia that their husband or wife of many years has passed away. 

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From the Pedagogy Infusion Campus

Pulsative Flushing As A Strategy To Prevent Bacterial Colonization Of Vascular Access Devices

This study looks at continuous catheter flushing methods verses pulsative or push pause methods to reduce catheter colonization and catheter related blood stream infections.
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From the Pedagogy Acute Care Campus

Tough Conversations on Nurse Bullying Leads to Positive Change

It can be scary to hold space for conversations on tough topics like bullying, yet, as an expert facilitator and a nurse I know it is one of the most powerful things we can do to set the stage for change.

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From the Pedagogy Inservice & Compliance Campus

Restraints Don't Prevent Falls

In years past, the use of physical restraints (straight jackets, belts, vests, etc.) were utilized to protect elders from falling and injuring themselves. Since then, awareness has grown about the negative effects restraints produce.

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From the Pedagogy Long Term Care & Home Health Campus

Use of Proton Pump Inhibitors a Significant Factor in Community Acquired C-Difficile Infection

Use of Proton Pump Inhibitors a Significant Factor in Community Acquired C-Difficile Infection.
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From the Pedagogy Administrators Campus

Allergy Drug Has Potential To Treat Hepatitis C

A new National Institutes of Health study has found that an over-the-counter drug used to treat allergy symptoms has the potential to treat hepatitis C, WebMD reported. The study was published in the journal Science Translational Medicine.
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From the Pedagogy Correctional Healthcare Campus

5 Tips for Guarding Your Personal Safety

The death of a Contra Costa County Jail intake nurse underscores the importance of continual vigilance of personal safety by correctional nurses. The nursing profession, as a whole, is at a high risk for workplace violence and reports of patient violence in emergency rooms, mental health facilities and geriatric settings are on the rise. 

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Featured Author: Beth Boynton

 
 
 
  Beth Boynton, RN, MS, is a nurse consultant, author, and teacher specializing in communication and collaboration among healthcare professionals and within organizations. She offers interactive workshops, leadership coaching, a ‘whole systems’ approach for culture change efforts, and a new method for building ‘people skills’ called ‘Medical Improv’. She has recently completed her second book, a core text called: Successful Nurse Communication: Safe Care, Healthy Workplaces, and Rewarding Careers which is scheduled to be published by F.A. Davis Publishing Co. Spring 2015. She writes about related issues at, “Confident Voices in Healthcare” blog. Her video, “Interruption Awareness: A Nursing Minute for Patient Safety,” and blog have drawn audiences from all over the world. She is trained in the Professor Watson Curriculum for Medical Improv through Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She has one grown son who is works in India, loves improv, Zumba dancing, walking, and swimming, and lives in Portsmouth, NH.

Books Authored:
Confident Voices: The Nurses’ Guide to Improving Communication & Creating Positive Workplaces, Ed. Bonnie Kerrick, RN, BSN. (2009) CreateSpace.
 
 
 
  New Inservice Membership Pricing

Pedagogy has recently updated our Inservice and Compliance Membership pricing!

Our Inservice and Compiance Membership is designed to meet federal requirements for long term care and home health certified nursing assistant staff.

With Pedagogy's updated pricing, you can provide our industry leading inservice education for all of your staff for a monthly fee of $3.00 per staff member, or an annual fee of $36.00 per staff member. 


To learn more about our membership options, visit us at www.pedagogyeducation.com/memberships
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