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Incontinence Care

Free Shield University Course – Nursing Assistant: Incontinence Care

This free online course reviews two basic types of incontinence care: toileting assistance and perineal care. This training provides one CE contact hour.

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
childhood cancer research

National Spotlight Shines On Childhood Cancer Research

In February, 10 leading children's hospitals joined forces. They will work together to improve childhood cancer research in a powerful way.

Sarah McIlvaine
surgical site infection

Reducing Surgical Site Infection (SSI) Risk in Colorectal Procedures

Surgical site infection (SSI) is a major cause of patient injury and death. SSIs increase care costs and prolong hospitalization.

Sarah McIlvaine
Evidence-Based Practice

Free Course: Evidence-Based Practice – What It Is and What It Is Not

Through evidence-based practice, we can improve patient outcomes and patient satisfaction, reduce hospital readmissions, and maximize agency reimbursement.

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
IMPACT Act

Prepare for the IMPACT Act – Quality Reporting Starts in October

Two years have passed since the IMPACT Act made quality reporting federal law. Is your business ready for this year's deadlines?

Sarah McIlvaine
patient satisfaction surveys

HHA Patient Satisfaction Surveys Are Now Public

On January 28th 2016, CMS loaded past patient satisfaction surveys to their comparison website. Will the change cause home health stars to rise or fall? 

Sarah McIlvaine
patient satisfaction survey

3 Steps to Improve Your Patient Satisfaction Survey (CAHPS) Scores

Looking for ways to improve your patient satisfaction survey scores? Below we will explain how to use CAHPS survey results to improve star ratings. 

Sarah McIlvaine
Infection Control in Healthcare

Free Course: Infection Control in Healthcare

In this course on Infection Control in Healthcare, learn best practices to prevent the spread of organisms and protect patients. Free nursing CEU credit.

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
medicare fraud

Medicare Fraud: CMS Announces Increase in Site Visits

CMS has announced in a February 22nd blog post that it will be increasing its frequency of site visits, part of ongoing measures against Medicare fraud. 

Sarah McIlvaine
Shield HealthCare University

Advance your Career with Courses from Shield HealthCare University!

With the new Shield HealthCare University online courses, we can share our high-quality continuing education with you - no matter where you are.

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
Webinar: Managing Stress as the Parent of a Child with Special Needs
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