Emphasizing safe toy and gift awareness, by Dr. Tedra Smith

December is Safe Toy and Gifts Awareness Month, a time that encourages everyone to consider the age, individual skills, and abilities of a child before gifting a toy, especially for infants and children under 3 years old. In recognition of this month, Assistant Professor Tedra Smith, DNP, CRNP, CPNP-PC, CNE, has a few tips for... Continue Reading →


Keeping your home safe in the holiday season, by Dr. Kaitrin Parris and Michael Mosley

As the saying goes, "There's no place like home for the holidays." Keeping the home the best  for the holidays, however, means keeping safety in mind. As home health nurses, one of the highest priorities for us is assessing a client’s home environment, checking for fall risk and environmental safety. Home health nurses perform these checks... Continue Reading →

Raising Alzheimer’s awareness, by Dr. Rita Jablonski

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month. In recognition of these events, Professor Rita Jablonski, PhD, CRNP, FGSA, FAAN, has shared important information regarding dementia, Alzheimer’s disease and care of those affected by a form of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. Jablonski’s internationally-renowned program of research is focused on improving the... Continue Reading →

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