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      • Best Practices for Hospital Infection Prevention

        Published Jan 23 2019, 12:58 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • CDC
        • infection prevention
        • HAIs

        Incorporating several best practices into your own nursing skill set can help reduce rates of HAIs and keep your patients healthier.

      • Heavy Consequences – Obesity Epidemic Affects the Entire Healthcare System

        Published Jan 15 2019, 04:02 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • CDC
        • reimbursement
        • patient safety
        • patient and staff well-being
        • obesity epidemic

        As increasing rates of obesity impact hospital reimbursement and staff safety, nurses can act as role models by educating patients on nutrition and obesity-related illness.

      • Mandatory Flu Vaccinations

        Published Nov 27 2018, 10:38 AM by Lippincott Solutions
        • influenza
        • CDC
        • infection prevention
        • mandatory vaccination
        • ANA

        With 2017 flu-related deaths at an all-time high, should health care workers be required to get the flu vaccine?

      • Navigating The Journey to Healthcare Quality Improvement

        Published Nov 08 2018, 01:12 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • TJC
        • CDC
        • patient outcomes
        • EHR
        • healthcare quality
        • Quality Management in Healthcare

        Lippincott® Solutions introduces new content set to help hospitals measure and improve patient care quality.

      • Combating the Opioid Epidemic

        Published Jun 28 2018, 02:32 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • CDC
        • opioid epidemic
        • patient safety
        • ANA
        • American Nurses Assocation

        115 people die each day from opioid-related overdoses, costing the U.S. over $78 billion annually. Learn 5 tips from the ANA on what nurses and providers can do to combat this growing epidemic.

      • Battling Antibiotic-Resistant Bugs

        Published Jun 14 2018, 11:00 AM by Lippincott Solutions
        • Gonorrhea
        • CDC
        • public health nursing
        • infection prevention

        Drug-resistant gonorrhea has become an urgent public health issue.

      • To Err Is Human

        Published Dec 06 2017, 03:15 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • CDC
        • Center for Disease Control
        • medication errors
        • US News & World Report
        • nursing documentation
        • Patient Safety
        • Falls
        • medical errors
        • hospital-acquired infections

        Medical errors are a leading cause of death. Learn some proven tips for safer patient care.

      • Please Wash Me

        Published Nov 21 2017, 05:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • CDC
        • Center for Disease Control
        • infection prevention
        • healthcare-associated infections

        Less than 100% hand hygiene compliance puts both patients and caregivers at risk for infection.

      • Tools for Decreasing Central Line–Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSI)

        Published Nov 15 2017, 05:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • CLABSI
        • CDC
        • intensive care unit
        • AHRQ

        CLABSIs are costly, but preventable.

      • Zika Virus Update

        Published Aug 16 2017, 08:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • CDC
        • Zika virus
        • zika
        • Center for Disease Control

        Changes in Zika incidences and associated blood test procedure prompts CDC to update guidelines.  

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