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The most dangerous job in America: Healthcare
AHEC
Who has the most dangerous job in America? YOU DO! Workplace violence against healthcare workers is rampant. Almost 75% of the workplace assaults between 2011 and 2013 happened in healthcare settings. Workplace violence for healthcare workers is a much bigger problem that the general public or healthcare providers know. It is the most violent industry outside law enforcement in the US.

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Defuse crisis situations with CPI training (nonviolent crisis intervention)
AHEC
Are you giving your staff the tools to tame the lion? Put out the fire? Protect themselves and the patients?

“We want to believe human violence is somehow beyond our understanding, because as long as it remains a mystery, we have no duty to avoid it, explore it, or anticipate it.”

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AHEC at the the Texas Association of Freestanding Emergency Centers Annual Meeting
AHEC
Advanced Health Education Center and MEDRelief Staffing supported the Texas Association of Freestanding Emergency Centers Annual meeting this week. We loved catching up with some of our great customers!!

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AHEC announces results of Violence at Work Survey
AHEC
Five years ago AHEC identified Violence in the Workplace as one of the most concerning trends in healthcare. The Joint Commission sent out an Alert in that summer and announced that violence was among the top 10 types of sentinel events reported.

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Education for those who expect more!
AHEC
Evidence-based education and training that will increase your knowledge, enhance your competency, and improve patient care. Call 1.800.239.1361 or visit online at: www.aheconline.com.

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Ultrasound Tip of the Month:

The absence of free intraperitoneal fluid in a FAST exam does not rule out acute AAA as most acute AAAs presenting to the ED do not have free peritoneal fluid.


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Doctor's killing at Bronx hospital called a 'monumental loss'
The New York Times
She was not supposed to be working on Friday at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, making afternoon rounds on the 17th floor. Dr. Tracy Sin-Yee Tam usually worked in a ground-level family medicine clinic, where she would treat patients from the hospital’s South Bronx neighborhood.

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Study questions use of FAST exam for kids with trauma
AuntMinnie.com
Can a focused assessment with sonography for trauma (FAST) exam improve the clinical care of hemodynamically stable children who have blunt trauma to the torso? Apparently not, according to research published June 13 in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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Face cooling may temporarily prevent cardiovascular shutdown following blood loss
MedicalNewsToday
Applying ice water to the face may be a simple and quick method for first responders to temporarily prevent cardiovascular shutdown in casualties who have lost a lot of blood. Such a tool could be an effective way to buy time until the patient - whether in a civilian or combat setting - receives proper medical care.

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