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Hospital Accreditation: Contract Staff Providing Care
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on 7/5/2022 10:00:00 AM
Here is a scenario that happens all too often. Hospital A is desperate for a night shift nurse. They contact their local staffing agency and Nurse Smith is sent over. Nurse Smith has never been to your facility, so...


Hospital Accreditation: Candida Auris
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on 6/21/2022 10:00:00 AM
Have you experienced Candida auris (C. auris) in your organization? Were you unsure who to contact or what to do? This article provides information on C. auris and the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) recommendations for infection control measures...


Hospital Accreditation: Advance Directives – What You Should Know
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on 6/7/2022 10:00:00 AM
Are you prepared to correctly answer your patient’s questions regarding Advance Directives? Not sure what to do, how important it is, and what is the best way to assist the patient/family. Hospital staff struggle at times with what to...


Hospital Accreditation: Top Compliance Issues around Fluid Storage
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on 5/17/2022 10:00:00 AM
There always seems to be a buzz around the storage of IV fluids. How long can they be out of their protective overwraps, can we warm them, can we cool them, can they go back on the shelf after we heat them, why do I have to waste them... the list of questions goes on and on...


Hospital Accreditation: Emergency Oxygen Connection Readiness
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on 5/3/2022 10:00:00 AM
The pandemic we have been working through over the past year has tasked most of our staff, as well as our mechanical systems.  For example, oxygen demand has increased tremendously to keep pace with the increased usage.  The units that supply the oxygen have in many cases...