CALLING THE SHOTS

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      • Playing a Hand in Infection Control

        Published Oct 11 2018, 09:26 AM by Lippincott Solutions
        • infection prevention
        • infection control
        • patient safety
        • Health care quality
        • hospital-acquired infections

        Failure to perform appropriate hand hygiene is the #1 leading cause of health care associated infections.

      • 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.

      • Huddling Up for Safety

        Published Sep 08 2016, 08:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • Safety huddles
        • hospital-acquired conditions
        • patient safety
        • charge nurse
        • Fall prevention
        • HAIs
        • JONA
        • HACs
        • hospital-acquired infections

        Charge nurses are making a positive impact on patient safety.     

      • We Didn’t Do It!

        Published Sep 05 2016, 08:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • upcoding
        • HAI
        • hospital-acquired infections
        • Medicare

        A recent study suggests hospitals are upcoding their records to avoid taking responsibility for hospital-acquired infections. 

      • “Bugbusting” – Preventing Hospital-Acquired Infections with EBP

        Published Aug 24 2016, 08:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • CDC
        • evidence-based practice
        • CLABSI
        • HAIs
        • SSI
        • MRSA
        • EBP
        • Center for Disease Control and Prevention
        • CAUTI
        • hospital-acquired infections

        Every day, 1 in 25 patients acquires an infection at the hospital.  

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

        Published Nov 24 2014, 07:00 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. 

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