Dr. Heather Jones, aa nurse consultant with the long-term care team within CDC’s Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, has written a blog post on the challenges of identifying sepsis and the benefits of a sepsis response plan:
Participants will learn the five actions in the medication use process and identify three things the nurse can do to support resident safety related to medications. Download now. For permission to use or reproduce this tool in full or in part, please complete a permissions form.
From NETEC Long-term care (LTC) settings are communities where residents congregate closely in shared spaces, and equipment is used between residents, staff, visitors, and vendors who enter and leave frequently. This makes LTC an ideal environment for germs to spread and risks the lives and well-being of residents and staff. …
Participants will learn to identify factors that give rise to ethical dilemmas in nursing, identify measures that assist in making ethical decisions, and apply the core principles in ethical decision making. Download now.
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Participants will learn to define antibiotic stewardship and recognize nurse-driven efforts that support antibiotic stewardship, including nursing assessment and infection-specific interventions. Download now.
Participants will learn to describe the ways that dementia can affect communication and identify different measures that can assist in effectively communicating with residents who have dementia. Download now.
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Participants will learn to understand the risk factors for staff injury, identify devices that aid in transfer, and implement safe techniques for lifting and moving residents. Download now.
Participants will identify types of abuse, define neglect, demonstrate what steps to take if abuse is observed, and discuss how to prevent abuse. Download now.