When facing a shortage of licensed nurses, certified nurse aides trained as medication assistants can be a viable alternative, according to a pilot study detailed in the Annals of Long Term Care.
Employees in long-term care settings stay home while sick more often than their cohorts working in hospitals, but there's room for improvement across the healthcare industry, a new study finds.
An old parable says that if you're wondering whether acquiring a great new tool or developing a staff member is more important, try putting that tool in the hands of an incompetent worker.
It so happened that in the drive-thru at Panda Express recently, I had an epiphany. Let me explain.