Posted on August 12th, 2014 by Speare Memorial Hospital
Happy Feet and Diabetes: A Discussion
The American Diabetes Association says that “feet should last a lifetime,” but diabetes can make it harder to keep feet healthy.
Come meet Katie Wood Hedberg, APRN, Program Director of Speare Hospital’s Wound Care Center. Listen in as she explains how to spot the early signs of a sore foot, and when to seek medical care.
What: Diabetes Support Group
When: Thursday, September 4, at 5 pm
Where: Speare Memorial Hospital, cafeteria annex
FREE: no registration or advance reservation needed
Provider Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (POLST) 2017 – FACILITATOR Education Program
Posted on May 24th, 2017 by Amy Lyn Kench
POLST-trained facilitators are often physicians, APRNs, social workers or nurses responsible for developing plans of care for residents of long-term care facilities, home health, or hospice. Without an emphasis on the importance of ACP discussions and qualified facilitators, completion of the POLST form runs the risk of repeating the failures of past standard AD […]
National Nurses Week 2017: The Balance of Mine, Body, and Spirit
Posted on May 11th, 2017 by Amy Lyn Kench
Every year, National Nurses Week focuses attention on the diverse ways America’s 3.1 million nurses work to save lives and to improve the health of millions of individuals. The American Nursing Association has designated 2017 as the “Year of the Healthy Nurse.” Join us during National Nurses Week, May 6–12, as we celebrate our nurses […]