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Top 3 Challenges for Nurses and Allied Healthcare Professionals

1. An aging population that is also more chronically ill By 2030, 20 percent of the American population will be 65 years or older and more diverse in terms of race, ethnicity, and other cultural and socioeconomic factors. They will also have more chronic illnesses, such as diabetes, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease, rather than needing Read More

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5 Questions to Ask about Sim Labs

Before developing and launching simulation labs, many factors need to be examined. Ask yourself the following five questions before staffing and stocking your simulation environment. What are you teaching? Before you decide on a budget, you have to decide on your program’s objectives, assess technology needs and capabilities, and set staff expectations. So the first Read More

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Why You Need to Know about Non-Powdered Glove Options

The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) is moving forward with a ban on powdered surgical and exam gloves. The agency conducted a thorough review of all available evidence, and decided the risk of aerosolized glove powder to patients and healthcare providers was too high. The most serious risk comes from aerosolized glove powder from natural rubber Read More