Human Trafficking: Nurses at the Front Line

It has been over 150 years since the thirteenth amendment abolished slavery; unfortunately, the concept is still alive today. The United Nations defines human trafficking as the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring, or receipt of persons by improper means (such as force, abduction, fraud, or coercion) for an improper purpose (including forced labor or sexual exploitation) (UNODC, 2020). Human trafficking is a [...]

By | February 29th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Importance of Documentation

When working in healthcare, the main goal is to take care of people and provide them with exceptional, evidence-based care. Healthcare takes a multidisciplinary approach, and they all share one thing in common: the need for thorough and appropriate documentation.  It is rare to find a healthcare provider who will admit to enjoying documentation and [...]

By | February 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

GERMS Outside the Home: How to Stay Safe

Part Two of a Two Part Series In Part One, some disturbing information was revealed about the presence of germs in your residence. While it is impossible to completely rid your home of germs, there are ways to decrease the spread of organisms and maintain a healthy household. During flu season, and now with the [...]

By | February 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments