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Tips for Wearing a Face Mask

Correctly wearing a face mask is one of the most effective ways to help stop the spread of COVID-19, however, when people aren’t careful with the way they are wearing, removing, or handling their masks, it can increase the risk of exposure to themselves and others.

Required Elements for Nurse Life Care Planning Testimony

Dawn Cook’s article “Required Elements for Nurse Life Care Planning Testimony” was recently published by the American Association of Life Care Planners (AANLCP) in their Journal of Nurse Life Care Planning Summer 2020 vol. XX, no.3 edition.

Considerations When Buying a Stairlift

A stairlift, also commonly referred to as a chair lift, is a quiet comfortable piece of equipment used to assist with stair mobility. During the creation of a life care plan, consideration is given to a patient’s ability, lifestyle and level of risk to ensure the best equipment is utilized for quality of life and independence.

Acquired Brain Injury and Music Therapy

Acquired brain injuries are often seen in life care planning and affect a patient’s ability to function physically, emotionally as well as they may experience behavioral instability and can severely influence the lives of those affected.

June is PTSD Awareness Month

The month of June is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) awareness month.  Although this disorder used to be called “shell shock,” as it often affects war veterans, PTSD can affect anyone who has experienced a traumatic event that involved a real … Continued

Prosthesis and Residual Limb Sweating

Post limb amputation skin management can be a challenge for many patients. According to Dr. Colby Hansen’s article in inMotion Magazine (2020), a common cause of prosthesis discomfort and skin issues on a residual limb is sweating or residual limb … Continued

Dawn presents at HealthCon

The American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) is the world’s largest training and credentialing organization for the business of healthcare, with more than 190,000 members worldwide who work in medical coding, medical billing, clinical documentation improvement, medical auditing, healthcare compliance, revenue cycle management, … Continued

Nurses: Honesty and Ethics

From the Gallup’s annual Most Honest and Ethical Professional Poll, 2019, nurses are rated the highest in honesty and ethics.  Americans were asked to rate the honesty and ethics of a wide range of professionals using the scale “very high, … Continued

Ring and Nest a Great Help to Paraplegics

We have all been there, in the bathroom, in bed, sleepy and not ready to face society than the doorbell rings.  For people in a wheelchair, it can require a lot of energy expenditure to transfer from bed to their … Continued

How to Retain Dawn Cook

For Life Care Plans and Rebuttals, Future Medical Cost Projections, Medical Bill Reviews, and Nursing Standard of Care: Telephone Dawn Cook, RN at 702-544-2159Important information to discuss: Deadlines Trial dates and location Potential conflicts Potential physicians or experts to communicate … Continued