CBD – Take It With a Grain of Salt

  • June 14, 2019

In recent years, numerous individuals have hailed CBD (cannabidiol) as a cure-all, providing relief for ailments like anxiety, insomnia, and chronic pain. However, using CBD-based products without any knowledge of what they are composed of can be dangerous. What Is…

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Why An eMAR?

  • September 11, 2018

A MAR, or Medical Administration Record, is a legal record of drugs administered to a patient by a healthcare professional. Healthcare providers transitioning to an electronic MAR are choosing a better way of providing care for their patients as efficiently as possible.

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Managing Key Medicines: Antibiotic Stewardship Programs In Skilled Nursing Homes

  • August 16, 2018

Antibiotic overuse is a classic example of “too much of a good thing.” These medicines protect us against a multitude of bacterial illnesses, expanding human lifespans and allowing us to carry out a range of activities without fear. But when people take too many antibiotics, or take them for the wrong illnesses, they harm their own health while making the drugs less effective for everyone.

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Treatment Termination: What Happens When You Stop Taking Your Medications?

  • August 9, 2018

Picture “prescription drug problem” and you probably imagine people taking medications they don’t need. But our society also has the opposite problem— many people fail to take medications that they very much need! A staggering 125,000 Americans die each year from failing to take essential medicine, while millions more become seriously ill. It is thus essential that we all take essential medications consistently and make sure our loved ones do as well. But that starts with figuring out why people stop taking medications and what the consequences are of doing so:

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Nursing CE Requirements

Continuing Educations Requirements for LPNs & RNs

  • July 9, 2018

Most nurses know that Florida is one of many states requiring continuing education for license renewals. However, the deadlines for those license renewals can be a bit confusing. For example, Some only require a one-time renewal and others may require it every third license renewal, meaning every six years.

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