Pioneer Network’s director of education Joan Devine, RN shares her personal journey into nursing and discusses the concept of resident-directed care, and how it differs from task-centered and person-centered care paradigms.
Welcome to the very first episode of the Nursing Assistant Podcast! Today, our guest is Anne Sansevero, RN, a geriatric nurse practitioner with over 30 years of experience. In this episode, Anne shares her captivating journey into the world of geriatric care management and discusses her organization Health Sense, located in New York City.
Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental illness. During the Month of May we fight stigma, provide support, educate the public and advocate for policies that support people with mental illness and their families. One in 5 Americans is affected by mental health conditions. Stigma is toxic to their mental […]
We’re excited to announce the launch of our very own podcast. Beginning next week, the Nursing Assistant Podcast will feature exclusive expert interviews to help you advance your medical career. Whether you’re a CNA or medical assistant, or training to become one, you’ll learn about the education and job opportunities available to you. Join us […]
May is Healthy Vision Month, a national eye health observance established by the National Eye Institute (NEI) in May 2003. From the moment you wake up until you go to bed at night, your eyes are working to bring you the world. In fact, they deliver 80% of the information you take in every day — […]
In honor of April being Foot Health Awareness month, the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) and Illinois Podiatric Medical Association (IPMA) are seeking to educate the public about the impact podiatrists can have on individuals’ day-to-day health. Did you know that by age 50, the average American will have walked approximately 75,000 miles in their lifetime? That […]
April is STD Awareness Month, an annual observance to raise public awareness about the impact of STDs on the lives of Americans and the importance of preventing, testing for, and treating STDs. It is an opportunity to normalize routine STD testing and conversations about sexual health. If you’re sexually active, particularly with multiple partners, you’ve probably heard […]
March is colon cancer awareness month! Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of death from cancer. Colorectal cancer affects people in all racial and ethnic groups and is most often found in people age 50 and older. If everyone age 50 and older were […]
National Kidney Month is celebrated yearly during the entire month of March. Its purpose is one of information and education, to ensure that people are aware of the importance of learning about this disease that causes so much physical and moral harm. National Kidney Month is a great occasion to get involved and get educated […]
The February 2018 National Children’s Dental Health Month is brought to you by the ADA (American Dental Association) and meant to raise awareness about the importance of oral health. This month-long national health observance brings together thousands of dedicated dental professionals, healthcare providers, and educators to promote the benefits of good oral health to children, […]