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AI and Machine Learning – Changing the Health Care Landscape

But Don’t Exclude Sterile Processing from Key Discussions By David Taylor, MSN, RN, CNOR Ancient papyrus revealed Egyptian medical practice was highly advanced and doctors performed the first surgery more than 3,500 years ago (2750 BC).[1, 2] Since then, medicine has...

The Concept of Modular Credentials

By James X. Stobinski, PhD, RN, CNOR, CSSM (E) Recently, during the question and answer period following a presentation, I was asked how the Competency and Credentialing Institute (CCI) is evolving in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The context for this question...

Reopening to the New Normal

By Bill Prentice From early March through the end of April, it seemed that almost everyone I talked to used the word “coronavirus” or “COVID-19” at some point in our conversation. ASCA staff worked seven days a week during that time, conferring with federal and state...

Why Air Disinfection Systems are Becoming an Increasingly Vital Component of Patient Care

Sponsored by Avante Health Solutions By Brent Kramer Medical facilities are incorporating air filtration systems to help safeguard patients and staff from coronavirus transmission. As coronavirus restrictions ease across the United States, medical facilities are...

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Exercising Through Emotional Stress

Exercising Through Emotional Stress

By Miguel J. Ortiz Along with vigorous planning to change your lifestyle to support new healthy behaviors, it’s important to remember that there will be distractions that can take you off your path or slow your journey. As we stay as strong and disciplined as we can...

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The Power Behind HIIT

The Power Behind HIIT

By Miguel J. Ortiz High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) has been used worldwide by professional athletes and coaches to help clients achieve anything from their general athletic aspirations to improving speed and agility. The types of circuits and different...

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Exercise And Moving Through COVID-19

Exercise And Moving Through COVID-19

By Miguel J. Ortiz As I write this article, the world is facing a novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the majority of the population is in some type of self quarantine. Many people aren’t working or they are working from home. Only “essential” businesses are...

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Scapula Therapy for a Sore Shoulder

Scapula Therapy for a Sore Shoulder

By Miguel J. Ortiz When it comes to your upper body, shoulder pain tends to be very common and one of the most tolerated injuries that I see every day. When your day job doesn’t utilize much upper body strength your posture, over time, can manipulate the shoulder...

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