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To effectively manage difficult people, you need to understand that you cannot always change the behavior, but you can change how YOU respond to it. Learn how to disengage so that you will not be pulled into the difficult behavior cycle.
Originally designed to help adults quit smoking cigarettes, e-cigarettes have turned into a national infatuation. Alarmingly, teens and young adults have found a way to circumvent the protections put in place to limit access to e-cigarettes by those under the age of 21
Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is a rare disease that affects the spinal cord and so far has mostly occured in children. Due to the relative recent emergence of this disease, it is important that all healthcare workers have AFM on their radar when admitting children during the flu and virus season.
In the past, healthcare providers treated patients on a case-by-case basis, with little knowledge of what care decisions may have the greatest impact on the patient. In the last decade there has been a shift to focus on population-based healthcare which provides its members medical care based on the knowledge of a population's health needs.
Entry into nursing can be done at several levels. Choosing the right level will depend on your location, expectations, previous education experience and cost of the program. Learn more about examples of the available nursing degrees.