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May23

New Course: Hand Hygiene, Glove Use, and Preventing Transmission of C. difficile

As part of the Clean Hands Count campaign, we are pleased to announce a new course: Hand Hygiene, Glove Use, and Preventing Transmission of C. difficile. This free course offers continuing education (CE) and covers the following topics: Hand hygiene and glove use for the C. difficile patient, Best practices for glove use, and The role of cleaning to prevent the spread...

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May17

New SAMHSA Behavioral Health Publications

Click on this LINK or the links below for more information about new Behavioral Health Publications recently published by SAMHSA. Understanding Depression Caregiver: Provides caregivers with a general overview...

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May9

May is Stroke Awareness Month

Stroke is the third leading cause of death in Texas. Anyone, including children, can have a stroke. The changes you make now can reduce your chances of having a...

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Apr20

Opioid Prescription Practice Training Modules

The CDC launches online training modules for safer opioid prescription practice The  Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) launched an online training course focused on opioid prescription practices. The series features eight modules, of which one has been released thus far. The first module can be accessed here: https://www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/training/  The training program offers recommendations for prescribing opioids more safely and effectively. It...

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Mar29

Population Health Management May Worsen Physician Shortage Mar 22, 2017

  The link, Population Health Management May Worsen Physician Shortage, discusses the growing issue of physician shortage in the United States, with a projected shortfall of up to 88,000 physicians...

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Mar2

Ag Safety Awareness Program Week, March 5-11.

Explore your safe space during Ag Safety Awareness Program Week, March 5-11 If you care about someone, tell them, “Get out of My Space!” That’s the theme of Agricultural Safety Awareness...

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