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Antibiotic Stewardship has Four Rights

The subject of antibiotic stewardship was touched upon in last week’s post about Superbugs. The goal of these programs is to avoid unnecessary and inappropriate use of antibiotics to prevent development of antibiotic resistant disease organisms. 623 more words

Correctional Nursing

It was the best of evidence; it was the worst of evidence.

Evidence-based practice = best available evidence + expert clinical judgment + patient & family values/preferences.

When clinicians diagnose & treat based on outdated or inadequate knowledge outcomes are at best uncertain.   181 more words

Evidence Based Practice

Connecting Communities Conference

I’m looking forward to speaking next month at the Connecting Communities Conference organised by the Local Community Services Association (LCSA).

The title of my talk is “Community development in a world of evidence-based practice” and this is what I’ve said in the abstract: 472 more words

Working With Communities

Superbugs are not only in your garden!

Do you find bugs in your yard and garden that are eating your plants, roots, grass and eliminating flowers? Have you tried pesticides only to find the bugs come back stronger by becoming pesticide resistant?  688 more words

Essentials Of Correctional Nursing

RMTBC Current Awareness Tool (CAT)

The RMTBC Current Awareness Tool (CAT) keeps you up-to-date with research topics relevant to massage therapists in British Columbia. We summarise selected articles, located using the leading health sciences databases: Medline; the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL); and SPORTDiscus.   28 more words

Enhancing learning and teaching, by the sea…

Across two gloriously sunny days last week, colleagues from the Educational Development Unit and Learning and Teaching Academy visited the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) UHI to offer a two-day workshop on ‘ 450 more words

Pedagogic Development

Who needs sleep, anyhow? How OTs can address sleep and rest (the evidence)

Do you address sleep and rest with your clients?  If not, maybe you should….

The CDC considers insufficient sleep to be a public health concern and sleep and rest are included in the… 1,149 more words

Occupational Therapy