Reducing Urinary Tract Infections in Nursing Homes

Reducing Urinary Tract Infections in Nursing Homes

Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) can cause more problems than just pain or discomfort. They can contribute to falls, delirium and can even lead to sepsis. It’s important to know what signs and symptoms to look for in your residents, but more importantly you need...
Correctional Settings and Drug-Related Risks: The ONE Program Can Help!

Correctional Settings and Drug-Related Risks: The ONE Program Can Help!

Opioid and other drug-related toxicities continue to plague us. Individuals who are or recently were incarcerated are at very high risk of drug diversion, medication nonadherence, drug misuse and overdose upon their release. The ONE (the opioid and naloxone education)...
Oral Health To Prevent Pneumonia in Healthcare Settings

Oral Health To Prevent Pneumonia in Healthcare Settings

Pneumonia is the one of the most common healthcare-associated infection in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), non-ventilator healthcare associated pneumonia (NV-HAP) is estimated to make up 65% of all...
Tobacco Cessation Intervention for Behavioral Health Providers | May 29, 2024

Tobacco Cessation Intervention for Behavioral Health Providers | May 29, 2024

Commercial tobacco use is still the number one cause of preventable death and individuals with behavioral health conditions and substance abuse disorders have significantly higher rates of tobacco use in comparison to the overall population. Tobacco Use Disorder is...
Navigating Medication Errors: Ensuring the Safety and Well-Being of Patients 

Navigating Medication Errors: Ensuring the Safety and Well-Being of Patients 

Medication error procedures in healthcare facilities are critical for ensuring patient safety. According to the National Library of Medicine, 7,000 to 9,000 people die due to a medication error. Therefore, it is crucial to follow and adhere to medication prescribing...
Managing and Improving Care for Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Patients

Managing and Improving Care for Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Patients

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) remains a largely under-recognized and growing public health issue. Nearly 90% of the estimated 37 million U.S. adults with CKD remain unaware of their condition. Kidney health inequity continues to manifest itself as a disproportionate...