International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW) ended last week, but that doesn’t mean we can slack off for the next 358 days. Let’s stick with the mission statement developed by APIC: 365 days of commitment, 7 days of focus. In fact, we would like to take a moment to give a shout out to the Association […]
Infection Prevention and You
Mythbusters: Urinary Tract Infections
This week is International Infection Prevention Week and to kick things off we are going to dispel some common myths about Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) and expose the facts. Before we dive into these myths, let’s talk about just how common it is to contract a UTI.
Using all the right words, with all the wrong people.
Welcome back everyone. As you should already know its health literacy month and today something dawned on me as I read an article in the recent edition of the WOCN Journal*; when it comes to health literacy maybe it’s more of a difference in communication rather than a literacy issue. For example, when a patient […]
How to Improve Your Health Literacy
October is upon us and that means it is officially Health Literacy Month. What is health literacy you ask? Well health literacy is the degree to which individuals have the ability to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.
How CathGrip can Improve Your Tubing Securement
As some of you may have already guessed, I am new to the BioDerm team and the healthcare industry. I have only been with the company for the past two weeks; however, ever since my first interview I could see the dedication and passion everyone here has for the products we produce. It’s one of […]