Recognizing and Treating Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents

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Anxiety disorders are one of the most prevalent mental health issues among children and adolescents. When not identified and successfully treated on time, it can have detrimental effects on their personal, social, and academic life. Furthermore, it can continue impacting the individual throughout adulthood. During this topic, you will learn about the etiology and manifestations of anxiety disorders in children and adolescents, as well as diagnostic assessment tools and treatments. Taking into consideration the importance of providing effective clinical interventions, special emphasis is given to evidence-based interventions for the treatment of anxiety disorders with the mentioned population.
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Legal Issues Facing Health Care Workers on a Daily Basis

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Nurses are expected to do more with less, to work long hours, and to deliver high standard of care. Government regulations, state laws and the threat of litigation lingering require that nurses remain knowledgeable of the latest and most current information that affects their clinical practice and be aware of the legal implication of documentation in the medical record regardless whether it is an electronic format or handwritten. Understanding the legal implications of health care is frequently stated Its not if you get sued but when you get sued.There has been an increase in the number of malpractice cases in part, due to an increased awareness of patients' and consumers' rights. Nurses have to bear heavy responsibilities. Failure to fulfill these responsibilities may result in allegations of negligence that can lead to malpractice lawsuits. Allegations of negligence can arise against a nurse from almost any action or failure to act that result in patient injury. This information addresses related laws and regulations, malpractice, and ways of preventing malpractice allegations by defining the relevant issues nurses are facing in health care on a daily basis.
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The Map to Sustainability for Safe Patient Handling & Mobility

Safe Patient Handling & Mobility programs vary tremendously in their structure within healthcare organizations. There are many different options to format this work.
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Disinfection Protocols for Healthcare IT Equipment - Help Reduce HAIs and Safeguard Patients

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With the surge in EMR usage, keyboards and PCs are used widely in clinical care settings. But unlike medical equipment and high-touch environmental surfaces, these IT devices are rarely subject to infection prevention standards. Studies have demonstrated that over 80% of these devices might have significant microbial contamination which may include nosocomial pathogens like vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus species (VRE). Coupled with low (40%) compliance with the CDC's guidelines on hand hygiene, these ubiquitous computers and keyboards can lead to cross-contamination of patients.
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Ethylene Oxide – Avoiding Pitfalls During Sterilization Cycle Development

Ethylene Oxide (EO) Gas is commonly used in the sterilization of medical devices due to its compatibility with a variety of materials. Understanding what factors are impactful to the validation process will help to avoid pitfalls during the pathway to product launch.
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