Although there has been a renewed public interest in mask-wearing for infection control due to the rise of COVID-19, it is nothing new for healthcare providers. Nurses, EMTs, doctors, and other healthcare workers have long taken precautions against spreading infectious diseases and viruses using infection control procedures like proper hand washing and ...
It has become evident that we must look at temperature as one of the first ways to help manage the risks associated with the current global pandemic and in creating a first line of defense for employees, patients, and the public.
It is estimated that by 2050, that minority populations will constitute half of the general population in the United States. Minority populations face different healthcare issues than the majority population; cultural issues can come into play as well.
It’s estimated that the transgender population in the United States is very small, with census numbers ranging from 0.6 percent to 1.2 percent of the adult population. However, this small population is disproportionally affected by mental health issues and homelessness.
Who would have thought we would be in a pandemic during the Year of the Nurse and Midwife?