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December 23, 2020

For the foreseeable future, efforts to minimize human contact will remain in place as part of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is an important step in providing us with the necessary time to learn about the novel coronavirus while slowing the spread of infection, but it also results in visitor limitations for hospitals, nursing homes and medical practices. Logically, many of us understand and accept this. Emotionally…forget about it. No matter how kind and compassionate we are when we explain the new rules, it’s a terrible feeling when we segregate people from the ones they love.

The negative impact of isolation and a lack of socialization are well documented as leading to the development or exacerbation of mental illnesses such as depression […]
December 23, 2020

What Works: Applying TeamSTEPPS® to improve patient safety

Getting important information out to all staff within a hospital can be challenging. That’s what we faced at Overton Brooks Veterans Administration Medical Center (OBVAMC) in […]
December 23, 2020

Keeping watch: Enhancing fall prevention through targeted video surveillance

Nurses who work in hospitals are challenged to identify patients at risk for falling and implement initiatives to keep them safe. Activities such as performing a […]
December 23, 2020

Evaluate the effectiveness of strategic planning techniques to be used when developing strategic business plan.

Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND in Business (QCF)Unit 7: Business Strategy (QCF. L5) SessionSeptember 2014Course work (Word limit 3500)HND Assignment Brief  Task 1a )You are required to […]