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Wednesday, December 10, 2014  
 
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From the Pedagogy Main Campus

School Staff Use AED To Save 8-Year-Old

The following video reports of an 8 year old girl’s life that is saved by a school nurse’s quick actions and knowledge of the use of  an AED or Automated External Defibrillator. 


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From the Pedagogy Infusion Campus

Simple Intravenous Fluid Could Save Many Ebola Patients

Simple intravenous fluid drips could save the lives of many West African Ebola patients, but are being neglected because of a perception that there is no effective treatment for the disease, specialist doctors said on Friday.


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From the Pedagogy Acute Care Campus

Methodology: How Hospital-Acquired Conditions Are Calculated

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services assessed hospitals’ rates of infections in patients with catheters in major veins and their bladders as well as eight other patient injuries, including blood clots, bed sores and accidental falls. For each hospital in its analysis, Medicare calculated a preliminary “hospital acquired-condition” score from 1 to 10, with the higher number indicating that the hospital had a greater rate of patient harm. 


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From the Pedagogy Inservice & Compliance Campus

Is Fall Prevention Technology the Answer?

In 2010 about 21,000 older adults died from falling injuries, and 2.3 million nonfatal fall injuries among older adults were treated in emergency departments. By 2030, more than 72 million Americans (nearly 1 in 5) will be 65 and older. As a result, researchers and health care experts are looking for ways to prevent falls and injuries; to keep elders safe, upright and standing on both feet.

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From the Pedagogy Long Term Care & Home Health Campus

Vitamin D

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that plays a role in many important body functions. It is best known for working with calcium in your body to help build and maintain strong bones. Vitamin D is also involved in regulating the immune system and cells, where it may help prevent cancer.


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From the Pedagogy Administrators Campus

Employee Training and Retention: The Debate between Expense and Investment

Many employers do not provide adequate training or employee development to realize the advantages of proper training. Most employers have some form of training implemented for their new employees and some even have programs designed for ongoing employee development. If asked, many employers, if not all, will say that training and employee development is important. But when truly evaluated, many employers do not provide adequate training or employee development to realize the advantages of proper training.

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From the Pedagogy Correctional Healthcare Campus

Giving Pricey Hepatitis Drug To Prisoners May Be Financially Wise

Using expensive new antivirals to treat hepatitis C in prisoners makes fiscal sense, a new paper says.

Based on computer models, new pricey drug combinations were more cost-effective than older drug combinations and no treatment at all, researchers found.

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Featured Author: Lisa Goins

 
 
 
  Lisa Goins PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, RMT is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with a doctoral degree in Holistic Health. Dr. Goins is the owner of Couture Health Care Limited (www.couturehealthcarelimited.org) located in Southern Ohio.  Couture Health Care Limited is a house calls model that offers visits to the home or office.  Visits may include spiritual, energy, and health care couture to each client’s needs.  Dr. Goins has published articles and given lectures on various health and wellness topics to the public and Nurse Practitioners.  Dr. Goins is a member of the Ohio Association of Advance Nurse Practitioners (OAANP) and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).  Dr. Goins may be contacted at drgoins@couturehealthcarelimited.org.    
 
 
  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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