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FDA takes action to help increase supply of ventilators, respirators

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration took action to help increase the supply of ventilators, ventilator tubing connectors, and ventilator accessories, as well as filtering facepiece respirators (FFRs) due to shortages during COVID-19, as part of our commitment to...

Helmet-Based Ventilation Helps Patients, Medical Staff Amid COVID-19 Crisis

As the COVID-19 virus is fast spreading throughout the US, the search for faster and more efficient solutions to help its victims is more important than ever. Most recently, more than 38,000 people have tested positive in the states of New York, New Jersey and...

Barco Uniforms Launches COVID-19 Scrub Donation Program

Barco Uniforms announced its pledge to donate 10,000 scrubs each month for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic to health care professionals on the front line treating patients who have been infected. Donations will be prioritized and distributed based on requests...

Hundreds of New Nurses Hope to Enter Workforce Today

Thanks to legislation expected to be signed today by Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, more than 200 new nurses, who are recent graduates of Hondros College of Nursing, may be able to enter the workforce by obtaining temporary licenses to aid in the national COVID-19...

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Perioperative Nursing Competency

In American nursing there has been slow, grudging progress on meaningful conversations about competency and competency assessment. Some state boards of nursing are using the terminology but there is no widespread consensus on the use of the term.

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The American Nursing Workforce is Rapidly Changing

The makeup of the American nursing workforce is rapidly changing as our health care system transitions to value-based reimbursement. I am proud to say that CCI plays a small but significant role in this transition as we develop programs to assist perioperative nurses in their Continuous Professional Development (CPD) journey throughout a career.

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Looking to the Future

What credentialing and certification will look like in the near future is a topic of much discussion at CCI and this issue was recently the focus of our strategic planning efforts.

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