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      • To Err Is Human

        Published 42 days ago 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 57 days ago 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.

      • Zika Virus Update

        Published Aug 16 2017, 8:00 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.  

      • Responding to Zika

        Published Dec 05 2016, 7:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • CDC
        • rapid response teams
        • Guillian Barre syndrome
        • emergency response team
        • Center for Disease Control
        • RRT
        • zika

        The latest CDC efforts to control further U.S. outbreaks 

      • A Prescription for Trouble

        Published Jan 18 2016, 7:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • CDC
        • C diff
        • over-prescribing
        • antibiotic resistance
        • Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
        • CDI
        • antimicrobial agents
        • antibiotics
        • antibiotic prescriptions
        • bacteria
        • resistant bacteria
        • Resistant organisms
        • Center for Disease Control
        • MRSA
        • Clostridium difficile infection
        • infection

        What are dangers of overprescribing antibiotic medications?  

      • The Dangers of MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus)

        Published Nov 24 2014, 7:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • CDC
        • Center for Disease Control
        • Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
        • dangers
        • MRSA
        • hospital-acquired infections

        MRSA remains a health threat for both patients and clinicians, but nurses can aid in prevention. 

      • Is Your Hospital Prepared for an Ebola Patient?

        Published Oct 01 2014, 8:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • CDC
        • Center for Disease Control
        • ebola outbreak
        • infection control
        • Ebola. ebola virus
        • hospital preparedness

        Is Your Hospital Prepared for an Ebola Patient?

         

      • A Look at Emergency Preparedness

        Published Sep 23 2014, 8:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • CDC
        • health epidemic
        • Center for Disease Control
        • disasters
        • American Nurses Association
        • hospital preparedness
        • nursing
        • ANA

        How nurses can get ready for the next healthcare crisis.