Nursing mothers are selling and donating their milk using Facebook groups

LakeArrowhead (#1) 15 days ago US News nursing mothers selling donating milk facebook groups All   Discuss  | Add To 
Human milk banks are undersupplied and prioritize premature babies. Some women find it easier and more altrustic to donate using Facebook, but experts warn of risks.

Hip fracture patients fare best during recovery in high-occupancy nursing homes with higher level physician staffing

LakeArrowhead (#1) 988 days ago Science hip fracture patients fare recovery high-occupancy nursing homes higher level physician staffing All   Discuss  | Add To 
Hip fractures are a common and disabling condition that occurs more than 300,000 times each year in the United States in those 65 and older—1.6 million times worldwide. A new study, which compared outcome variations in acute and post-acute care facilities, suggests that for older adults hospitalized with hip fracture, the quality of the post-acute care they receive has a greater impact on long-term recovery than the care they received at the hospital.

4 Things to Know About Accreditation in Online Nursing Programs

LakeArrowhead (#1) 988 days ago Education 4 accreditation online nursing programs All   Discuss  | Add To 
To become accredited, online nursing programs must have an in-person clinical or practicum requirement, experts say.

Blended, Online Nursing Grad Programs Offer Varied Options

LakeArrowhead (#1) 988 days ago Education blended online nursing grad programs offer varied options All   Discuss  | Add To 
Prospective students should be aware some online graduate nursing programs may still require them to visit campus, experts say.

A Week in the Life of an Online Nursing Grad Student

LakeArrowhead (#1) 988 days ago Education week life online nursing grad student All   Discuss  | Add To 
Working students should consider how clinical requirements might affect their schedule, experts say.

Consider a 'Bridge' Program as an Online Nursing Student

LakeArrowhead (#1) 988 days ago Education bridge program online nursing student All   Discuss  | Add To 
Some programs allow registered nurses to earn a master's degree in nursing without holding a bachelor's in the discipline.

The Best Ways for Nursing Home Residents to Stay Active

LakeArrowhead (#1) 1047 days ago Health ways nursing home residents stay active All   Discuss  | Add To 
Physical limitations shouldn’t stand in the way of living well.

HCP to spin off skilled nursing, assisted living assets into REIT

LakeArrowhead (#1) 1170 days ago US News hcp spin skilled nursing assisted living assets reit All   Discuss  | Add To 
HCP, a real estate investment trust focused on health care, said it would spin off its skilled nursing and assisted living properties.

In-patient rehab recommended over nursing homes for stroke rehab

LakeArrowhead (#1) 1174 days ago Science in-patient rehab recommended nursing homes stroke rehab All   Discuss  | Add To 
New guidelines have been released on adult stroke rehabilitation calling for intensive, multidisciplinary treatment. Before leaving the hospital, patients and caregivers should receive a formal falls-prevention program to prevent accidents at home. Whenever possible, initial rehabilitation should take place in an inpatient rehabilitation facility rather than a nursing home.

Michigan nursing school uses mannequins for medical lessons

LakeArrowhead (#1) 1183 days ago Health michigan nursing school mannequins medical lessons All   Discuss  | Add To 
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Specially trained simulation instructors at the University of Michigan's nursing school are using mannequins to teach students how to respond to real-life medical situations, including emergencies.

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