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ePeople Healthcare had the pleasure of of attending the St. Barnabas Health System Presents for Patients event on 12/4. It was a fun and great night of music, dancing and fun-raising!

Be sure to check out www.presentsforpatients.com for more information on the event!

Standing Strong: Why Patient and Nurse Advocacy Matters

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 By Brittney Wilson via thenerdynurse.com   As nurses our primary responsibility is to care for patients. This does of course include administeringmedications, giving bed baths, and assisting with other needs. However, being a nurse is about more than completing technical tasks and duties as assigned. Nurses also have a strong responsibility to be advocates. Patient Advocacy When a patient is in the hospital they are often at their most vulnerable. The medications and treatments they are receiving may impact their ability to advocate for...

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ePeople and eKidzCare Go Red for Women!!

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ePeople Healthcare and eKidzCare ‪Go Red‬ for Women’s Heart Disease!!...

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2015 Diaper Drive

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2015 Diaper Drive

eKidzCare’s Pittsburgh Office and ePeople Healthcare are going to hold a diaper drive over the weekend of Valentine’s Day. For every pack of diapers you bring in on February 13th and 16th your name will be entered in a raffle to win a Starbucks gift card. Increase your chances by bringing in more than 1 package! http://www.westernpennsylvaniadiaperbank.org/diaper-drives/ Government subsidies are Not Available, So Communities Across America Are Uniting In The Fight Against “Diaper Need” “Diaper need” means babies are kept in wet, dirty...

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Happy Holidays!!

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Wishing you a very happy holiday season and a great new year!!

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5 hand creams nurses recommend for cracked, dry skin

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5 hand creams nurses recommend for cracked, dry skin

Try these lotions to help repair your dry, cracked hands: Chandra: “Burt’s Bees Hand Repair Cream. Its smell isn’t the sweetest, but I swear by the stuff and it’s all natural!” (BurtsBees, $13)   Victor: “All of your picks are all great, but I SWEAR by Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream. I love it and I don’t even mind spending the extra money. I use the cream and the face wash and it is AWESOME!” (Amazon, $17) Marsha: “The best hand cream that I have ever used is Lotil, from England. I bought a jar from Amazon after a nurse let me try hers.”...

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Ten Tips for staying Healthy during Flu Season

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Ten Tips for staying Healthy during Flu Season

1. Consider a flu shot The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention still says that an annual flu shot is the best mode of protection for everyone, including healthcare workers. Some medical practices and hospitals even require that all staff and medical professionals get flu shots. These requirements are certainly not without controversy, since not everyone wants a vaccination. Your decision may also depend on individual risk factors, such as age and personal health history. 2. Employ the use of surgical masks Surgical masks are certainly...

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Make Sure To Get Your Flu Shot!!

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Make Sure To Get Your Flu Shot!!

Get Your Flu Shot Today! Flu Shot Locations: http://www.flu.gov/prevention-vaccination/vaccination/index.html# – You can get the flu from patients and coworkers who are sick with the flu. – If you get the flu, you can spread it to others even if you don’t feel sick. – By getting vaccinated, you help protect yourself, your family at home, and your patients....

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Chippenham Hospital Pediatric Unit in “Best Day of My Life”

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Watch this cute video from the Chippenham Hospital Pediatric Unit!!  🙂

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Open Interviews on October 17th!!

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Open Interviews on October 17th!!

Help us spread the word! We are holding open interviews on October 17th from 8:30am to 3pm. If you or anyone you know is looking for work as a RN, LPN, CNA, Aide, Admin, or MA, please stop by our office!

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Need your CPR Certification?

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Need your CPR Certification?

Need your CPR Certification?? Start the Heart has a local class in Wexford that does CPR training once a week! Please click on the link below for more information. http://www.starttheheart.com/   Other CPR Training Resources http://www.redcross.org/take-a-class http://www.cprpittsburgh.com/...

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