Virtual healthcare protects at-risk patients from exposure to other people, frees up medical equipment and staff for those who become seriously ill, and protects practitioners from patients who might have COVID-19.
Healthcare workers can minimize their exposure risk by following infection control and prevention recommendations. But what happens when, despite their best efforts, they become exposed to a patient with confirmed or suspected COVID-19? Or, even worse, they become infected with the virus?
Your health care facility can help suppress and control COVID-19 by taking these steps that help limit exposure. By putting these strategies into practice, your facility can be proactive against COVID-19, and help contribute to the best outcome, a pandemic that resolves quickly with few casualties.
Your healthcare team stands on the front line when caring for patients who might be infected with novel coronavirus 2019, commonly referred to as COVID-19. With all of the media hype surrounding the virus, caring for patients infected with COVID-19 may be anxiety-producing for staff. You can help combat the hype and reduce their anxiety by providing these 5 facts about COVID-19.
Wearable technology has helped take personal care to another level. But how does this information translate to the health care setting? Does it help hospital staff improve patient care, or is it just a fad without real medical application?
there are many reasons why you should make the time to pursue learning across your career. Besides providing you with the opportunity to advance your career, learning is crucial to improving patient outcomes.
To avoid a potential nursing shortage, the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics anticipates the need for 1.1 million new nurses to replace retirees and expand care.