Babson Student Develops ‘PICCPerfect’ Medical Dressings Lyme disease survivor Emily Levy is turning #LymeintoLemonAid. Spring semester sophomore year, Emily Levy wore a toeless sock around her arm—to class, weddings, sorority parties, and presentations. She wasn’t trying to make a statement. It took seven years, however, for doctors to reach that conclusion. “I was misdiagnosed so many times,” Levy says. “They thought it was mono.
5 Useful Principles for Nursing Leadership: After many years in nursing leadership, I have gathered five effective principles for those considering this career or who want to brush up on their leadership skills.
Damion Keith Jenkins RN, MSN With more than 20 years of customer service and leadership experience, Damion offers many resources and strategies for success that have been shown to improve the delivery of nursing care excellence - See more at: http://www.pedagogyeducation.com/Pedagogy-Authors/Damion-Keith-Jenkins.aspx?cmp=H14
Dosage and Calculations Quiz for IV Drug Bolus for Nursing Students & Nurses
Safe Resident Handling-This Safe Resident Handling course will provide participants with a review of the basic safety considerations and guidelines necessary to protect themselves and their residents from injury during activities of daily living (ADLs) related to positioning, lifting and transferring. - See more at: http://pedagogyeducation.com/Main-Campus/Class-Catalog/Inservice/Class.aspx?Class=280&cmp=H14
Serious Risks From Common IV Devices Mean Doctors Should Choose Carefully Every day, patients around the country get IV devices placed in their arms, to make it easier to receive medicines or have blood drawn over the course of days or weeks. But these PICC lines, as they're called, also raise the risk of potentially dangerous blood clots. - See more at: http://www.pedagogyeducation.com/Infusion-Campus/Student-Union/Campus-News/News.aspx?news=260&cmp=H14
A central line device becomes an extension of the patient's circulatory system outside the body. Maintaining sanitary conditions at the device entry point and lumen claves help prevent potential infection or complication.