Combating Diet Demons: How to Treat Eating and Weight Issues

Lorman

In treating clients with eating and weight issues, it is important to stay open to all aspects of their concerns, especially with regard to underlying emotional causes and accompanying co-occurring disorders. It is helpful for clinicians to address eating and weight issues from an acceptance framework, which assists clients with regard to validation and self-esteem building, ultimately leading to successful treatment outcomes. Finding solutions for eating and weight issues clients include incorporating tips and techniques from the Health At Every Size (HAES) movement and Recovery TOTS (Tools of Twelve Step).
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Spotlight

The first mistake this organization made was treating each clinical department as its own island. The separate communication tool worked well within one area. The breakdown occurred when interdepartmental exchanges needed to happen and patients’ lives were put on the line when staff had difficulty communicating. The typical care episode involves healthcare professionals from a variety of disciplines providing care at various times of the day. Patient care also includes non-clinical staff members, like transport and environmental services, who need to be reached and involved in parts of the care plan. With all of the roles, schedules, and locations at play, it’s critical to take an enterprise approach to care team collaboration.


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Onco hu mice for evaluation of immuno-oncology therapeutics

Jax

Join this webinar to learn about cutting edge preclinical mouse platforms used to evaluate immuno-modulatory therapies for human cancer. Discussion topics include
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Incorporating Social and Behavioral Determinants of Health in Patient Care

Himss

Social and behavioral determinants of health have a significant impact on the overall health of a patient, knowing how to leverage this infomation is critical. This session will address how nurse informaticists can optimize systems to collect and use this information.
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Infection Control Programs

lorman

Your surgical patient, your dialysis patient, your long-term care resident, in fact, all of your patients are at risk of developing a health care acquired infection. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that one in every 31 patients will develop an infection related to their care. As a health care worker, you too are at risk of exposure to infections. This topic will provide best practices to protect you and your patients from developing infections while in your facility.
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Driving Better Patient Experiences Through Workflow Technology

HIMSS Media

As a healthcare provider, delivering great patient and staff experiences are critical. HIMSS Media and ServiceNow recently conducted a joint survey of your peers to understand how hospitals are driving better patient and business outcomes by leveraging technology to create more efficient workflows. While some of the results were expected, some may surprise you.
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Spotlight

The first mistake this organization made was treating each clinical department as its own island. The separate communication tool worked well within one area. The breakdown occurred when interdepartmental exchanges needed to happen and patients’ lives were put on the line when staff had difficulty communicating. The typical care episode involves healthcare professionals from a variety of disciplines providing care at various times of the day. Patient care also includes non-clinical staff members, like transport and environmental services, who need to be reached and involved in parts of the care plan. With all of the roles, schedules, and locations at play, it’s critical to take an enterprise approach to care team collaboration.

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