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May 14, 2009

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NursingCenter.com's swine flu resource center
CDC testing and treatment guidelines update
AHA emergency preparedness advisory
FDA fact sheet for healthcare providers

ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS
 
Hospital care quality is improving--how does your facility measure up?
Transforming Care at the Bedside and you
Red Flags Rule: Will you be ready by August 1?

Stay up-to-date with Nursing Center's swine flu resource center
  Let us help you stay up-to-date about influenza A (H1N1), or swine flu. Review key facts, stay in-the-know about World Health Organization alerts, get the latest drug recommendations for treatment and prophylaxis, and more. More
 
Take a look at the CDC's updated guidance for H1N1 flu
  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued updated guidance to help healthcare providers identify and care for patients with H1N1 flu. More
 
Be ready with AHA's H1N1 flu preparedness advisory
  The American Hospital Association has issued an advisory to help hospitals prepare for patients with H1N1 flu. More
 
Familiarize yourself with the FDA's fact sheet on interpreting H1N1 test results
  The Food and Drug Administration has authorized the emergency use of the Swine Influenza rRT-PCR Detection Panel to test for the presumptive presence of H1N1 virus. More
 
Hospital care quality is improving--how does your facility measure up?  
  The quality of hospital care is improving at an annual rate of almost 3%, according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's National Healthcare Quality Report 2008. More  
 
Transforming Care at the Bedside and you  
  The American Organization of Nurse Executives is looking for hospitals to participate in the next phase of Transforming Care at the Bedside, a program to improve patient care in medical-surgical units. Applications are due by June 15. More  
   
Red Flags Rule: Will you be ready by August 1?
 
  The Federal Trade Commission has delayed until August 1 its enforcement of the Red Flags Rule to allow more time to write and implement programs to prevent identify theft. More  
 

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LEARNING CENTER

Hospital Acquired Conditions: Prevent and Reduce the Impact
New CMS mandate presents challenges to nursing staff. Reducing the incidence of hospital acquired conditions, including pressure ulcers, catheter-related bloodstream infections and surgical site infections, is not only critical to patient care, it is crucial to minimizing the financial impact on the hospital.
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