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Self Care 2020: An Elite Healthcare Resource Guide

Read This Issue Now! Welcome to the 2020 Elite Healthcare Self Care Resource Guide The Self Care 2020 issue will provide you with tools and advice to help improve your quality of life as a person and a hard-working healthcare professional from managing stress…

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U.S. Dental Schools to Revamp Curricula

Starting in 2020, education will include work with patients with disabilities This summer, the National Council on Disability (NCD)’s recommendation became a reality, as all U.S. dental schools must now revamp their curricula and training programs to be inclusive of patients with intellectual and…

Contract Negotiation for Healthcare Professionals

Knowing your worth Andrew was a new graduate Family Nurse Practitioner. He was excited to sign on with a placement specialist who would help him find the perfect FNP job that was just the right fit for his skillset.  The search firm had found…

Joint Commission, ICN Taking Steps Against Violence in Health Care

Organizations moving to de-escalate and prevent action against workers Recent events have prompted at least two organizations to make recommendations or statements regarding violence against healthcare workers.  The Joint Commission went first earlier this year, citing several sets of statistics.  “The need for using…

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Self Care 2019: An Elite Healthcare Resource Guide

Read This Issue Now! Welcome to the 2019 Elite Healthcare Self Care Resource Guide Cover Story: Managing Stress in the Workplace Stress-management tips to maintain health and maximize job performance. Featured Content: Making Self Care a Nursing Priority: Focusing on one’s self makes you…

Keeping Oral Appliances Clean

Physicians who focus in sleep medicine are more than familiar with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and the various techniques used to treat it and, ideally, allow patients to sleep a little easier. Of course, there are positive airway pressure machines like continuous positive airway…

Oral Appliance Therapy for OSA

Healthcare professionals understand that patients who can’t tolerate their therapies quickly abandon them, leaving them vulnerable to adverse health effects. Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy remains the gold standard for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), but studies demonstrate that half of…

Teeth Matter: Dental Health in the Elderly

The population 65 and older is anticipated to double in the next 40 years due to the aging of the baby boomer generation.1 The major growth of this population will affect the amount of elderly residents needing long-term care in nursing homes and other facilities.…

The New Face of Oral Cancer

Jerry Wilck had no reason to suspect anything. Why would he? He only smoked for a couple of years and gave it up more than 40 years ago. He didn’t drink excessively, didn’t have a family history of cancer, and took good care of…

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