Healthy Body Resolutions for Nurses to Embrace in the New Year

Tuesday, January 2, 2018 3:15:29 PM America/New_York

“A major part of nursing is teaching,” writes Becky McFadden, RN, BCLS, ACLS in answer to the question posed by the ModernMedicine Network – Should nurses be healthy role models for their patients?. “Teaching patients the importance of a healthy lifestyle empowers them to take a more active part in staying well.” Read on...

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"Spirited" Resolutions for Nurses to Embrace in the New Year

Tuesday, January 2, 2018 3:10:51 PM America/New_York

For nurse professionals, New Year’s resolutions cannot be limited to the nurturing of mind and body alone. The third dimension, Spirit, we believe, continues to play an important role in the continued naming of the nursing profession as “the #1 most trusted profession in our country. As we at Action Products symbolize our own trust and respect for the profession by giving away angel pins at our Expo booth at the AORN Surgical Conference and Expo, our hope is that nurses’ New Year’s resolutions will consider the spiritual aspects of both health and healthcare. Read on...

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MINDFUL RESOLUTIONS FOR NURSES TO EMBRACE IN THE NEW YEAR

Tuesday, January 2, 2018 9:10:04 AM America/New_York

Happy New Year! 

“Being happy doesn’t make you grateful; being grateful makes you happy. Stop and appreciate the beautiful things in your life daily – say thank you more, respect more, consider more; it is contagious,” is the advice from Capital Health Center for Women’s Health’s nurse practitioner, Kathy Woods.  Read on...

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The Nursing Shortage- Doing Our Part to Relieve the Pressure

Thursday, December 28, 2017 11:07:40 AM America/New_York

Just five years ago, the opening line of an article in the AORN Journal, “The nursing shortage affects every aspect of health care delivery in the United States.” The authors followed this by citing the American Nurses Association’s ominous prediction that, by the year 2020, the nursing shortage would grow to a staggering 1 million RNs if the problem was not aggressively addressed. Read on...

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MATTRESS OVERLAYS MAINTAIN SKIN INTEGRITY AND CONTAIN COSTS

Thursday, December 28, 2017 10:20:43 AM America/New_York

For bed-ridden patients, in both hospital and home settings, maintaining skin integrity is all-important. Any break in the skin puts the patient at risk for many complications, including infection. Keeping the skin clean, lubricating and soothing with hypoallergenic moisturizers, and using a mattress overlay pad are all ways to lower the risk of the patient developing pressure ulcers. Since Action Products mattress overlay pads are made of Akton® polymer, they do not promote bacterial growth and are therefore reuseable. Read on...

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