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A voice for pain: Critical care nurses treat patients’ pain before it compromises the healing process

A voice for pain: Critical care nurses treat patients’ pain before it compromises the healing process

Pain was elevated to the status of a vital sign more than a decade ago to raise awareness about the importance of pain assessment and management, yet critical care nurses face the reality every day that many patients still suffer from significant pain. Even more disturbing is that in many cases these critically ill patients cannot verbalize their pain. Source: news.nurse.com A good article regarding pain management.  Nurses on the floor can be the first to help alleviate pain and not compromise the healing process by their due diligence to their patients.  This article looks at pain management and the

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Travel Case Manager Job Opportunity – Nursing Jobs.

Travel Case Manager Job Posting in Blog Format Inside Headline: New, Exciting Opportunities Await when You Take a Travel Nursing Case Management Position with Cross Country TravCorps Have you ever thought about a career as a travel case manager – taking 13-week assignments throughout the year to different places across the country from New York to Alaska and all in between? Whether you have or haven’t before, it is certainly something to consider. Think about the freedom to choose what city you would like to work in, at the healthcare facility you want for a set time period before moving

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Become a Certified Case Manager and Help Hospitals.

  As hospitals and healthcare systems pinch pennies and look for ways to operate more efficiently,  a new CentralLogic report reveals six simple steps they can take to reduce length of stay and increase on-time discharge. American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: Case Management is about quality for the patient but also reduction of price for both the institution as well as the patient. This article looks over some simple steps to help hospitals run more financially smooth. This is very important because good case management can help hospitals and patients save funds and also improve quality assurance. If you are someone looking to become

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Going under the knife: Who will manage your diabetes? | MSU Extension

Going under the knife: Who will manage your diabetes? | MSU Extension

Stay in control of your diabetes. American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: This is a good article for Diabetics who are facing surgery and the worries of not only recoverying but treatment of the diabetes.  As we all know diabetes is a serious illness and without proper treatment, especially during surgery, it can become a serious situation. This is where good preparation comes into hand and also good case management.  Your medical team and certified case manager should be able to help you in this area of concern as they overlook your overall recovery.  This is critical they have a

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Health Care Case Managers: Using Case Management to Help a Child With Autism

  Portland, Maine — Parents of children with autism are rightfully worried about the best path for their child. American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: Health Care Case Management is important in health care.  It is important in dealing with everything from a medical perspective.  On many occasions, a case manager can be the difference in a family finding treatment or being billed correctly. Health Care Case Managemers can also help children with autism.  Health Care Case managers can help families find cost friendly services to assist families.  Many families are not aware of many of the state aids that are

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Learning More About Case Management: Tips on Getting Life Insurance following Heart Surgery

Tips on Getting Life Insurance following Heart Surgery Are you interested in obtaining life insurance after having had heart surgery? It may be difficult but not impossible, and the tips listed below should help.  Many Case Managers would suggest these things 1. Wait a year Your best bet in getting life insurance after you have had heart surgery is to wait at least one year before trying to obtain a policy. This type of policy will be simplified issue and will be available in almost all states. If you acquire guaranteed issued insurance, you will not need to wait a

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Certified Case Managers: Managing health care after cancer? Rutgers developing an app for that

  The last chemotherapy session is over and the treatment declared finished. But for many cancer patients, managing the rest of their lives becomes the next challenge. American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: Surving cancer is hard enough but rehabilitation is even harder.  There are a variety of preventive measures and checkups that need to follow.  Patients unfortunately do not always seek the professional help after cancer that they should.  Certified Case Managers can help keep these people on track. Good certified case managers are able to follow their patients through the process and guide them and advise them, but many

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Which Nursing Certification Would Best Suit You?

Which Nursing Certification Would Best Suit You?

Find Out What Nursing Certification Finds Your Career Needs. Every nurse knows that nursing education does not stop when they receive their RN.   You must increase your knowledge and constantly learn new technologies.   There is also the question of do you want to specialize your nursing career with a nursing certification in a specialty field? When looking for a nursing certification, you need to look for the best possible field to fit your career goals.    For example if you want to go into case management then you would want to look for online nurse case manager training.   Likewise for legal

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Learn more health care management in order to lower costs

Learn more health care management in order to lower costs

One of today’s biggest challenges for health care is getting people to change their behavior to decrease their risk for illness and disease. American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: Changing unhealthy life styles can lower health care.  This article discusses how we as a society must change high risk behavior. Obesity is one of the biggest health issues.  We cannot continue as individuals that our personal actions will not affect others.  By eating poorly, your health has a direct effect on health care. While we cannot personaly alter personal freedoms, we can encourage better living styles through education and more

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The role of private health insurance in chronic disease management | Croakey

The role of private health insurance in chronic disease management | Croakey

American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: Case Management looks for the best outcome of patients in the health care arena.  One pivital area in the best outcome for patients is control of chronic diseases.  Controlling disease is about prevention and as we all know in the past insurance is always weary of what they consider to be un-needed checkups. With new reforms, great amounts of money can be saved by precautiona nd prevention for both hospitals and the insurance companies.  Unneeded visits and less expensive preventive measures are in everyone’s best interest. If you are interested in learning more about