CONGRATULATIONS, CLAY CENTER PRESBYTERIAN MANOR! PRESBYTERIAN MANOR IS OUR TUITION REIMBURSEMENT WINNER FOR SEPTEMBER! Mr. Gilbert, the Executive Director, had this to say: “I am the Executive Director of a CCRC in Clay Center. A career ladder for our nursing staff is an important part of our community....

CONGRATULATIONS, EMILY! EMILY IS OUR TUITION REIMBURSEMENT WINNER FOR AUGUST! She will be getting a refund from us soon. You could be next! “I am a junior in high school and I was very excited to take this course! This is one of the many steps I'm taking...

Quitting smoking is most likely the best thing you can do for your health. Most people who smoke, know that it is bad for their health and have tried to quit. Unfortunately, nicotine is very addictive and therefore difficult to quit.  However, it is not impossible especially with...

Skill 34-1 Administering Oral Medication Administering Oral Medications  Equipment Needed Medication or cart tray Disposable medication cups Glass of water, juice, or preferred liquid Drinking straw Pill-crushing or pillating device (optional) Paper towels MAR or computer printout Administering Oral Medications Assess for any contraindications to client receiving oral...

CPR (Cardiopulmonary resuscitation) is not just for the Emergency Medical technicians. This is a skill that is easy for just about any adult or teenager to learn. Most of us may never have to utilize CPR. However, if we are ever in a situation that we...

The "sandwich generation" describes those of us who have the responsibility of caring for our kids and our parents at the same time. It's a path filled with a curious combination of blessings and stress. It is a blessing as the family is able to spend more time together across generations making...

It's almost here again, the end of the summer and the start of the school year. Here are some tips for an easy transition for you and your kids: Get your school supplies in advance.   Plan to shop early for the things you know your kids will need: pencils,...

If the heat is on outdoors, follow these cool walking tips to make the most of your climate and maintain your walking routine. 1. Choose a COOL time of day. Know your local climate. Dawn is best, although it comes early in June and July. In...

Most of us want to take good care of ourselves, and we know that good, preventive self-care routines are the best way to do that. But it can also be overwhelming, stressful, and time-consuming to try to remember all the things that we're supposed to do. Have...

Diabetes is a disease in which blood glucose levels are above normal. Most of the food we eat is turned into glucose, or sugar, for our bodies to use for energy. The pancreas, an organ that lies near the stomach, makes a hormone called insulin to help...

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