acute care

Comorbid mental illness on acute medical units

Comorbid mental illness on acute medical units

Overcome stigma and misconceptions to ensure quality care.   CNE: 1.5 contact Hours Learning Objectives:  Describe nursing care for patients on an acute medical unit who have comorbid mental illness.…
preventing falls hospitalized patients

Preventing falls in hospitalized patients

Engage patients and families in a three-step prevention process to reduce the risk of falls. Takeaways:  Falls occur in approximately 3% of hospitalized patients and most falls are…
occupational therapy

Role of occupational therapists in acute care

In celebration of Occupational Therapy Month, I want to share information about the role of the occupational therapist (OT) in the acute care setting. As OTs, we believe…

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