Five Ways Medical Improv Can Help Nurses Talk about Death and Dying

By Beth BoyntonHot TopicsLeave a Comment

Medical Improv is an emerging field that holds much promise for us in healthcare.  There are scores of experiential activities that can be adapted from theater education and improvisational comedy to build emotional intelligence and improve communication, teamwork, and leadership.  All of which contribute to a foundation from which we can provide safe, quality, and compassionate care as well as … Read More

Medline Celebrates National Nurses Week

By Martie L. MooreHot TopicsLeave a Comment

National Nurses Week

During National Nurses Week (May 6-12), Medline would like to thank nurses everywhere for their dedication to healthcare. Throughout the week, we encourage you to get involved in the conversation. Industry experts will share health and wellness tips right here on our blog and Medline will be doing Facebook Live on Tuesday, May 9 (10:30 am CDT) in which a personal … Read More

Nocturia, Managing Nighttime Incontinence

By Michelle ChristiansenClinical SolutionsLeave a Comment

Incontinence.Michelle Christiansen

Medline tested frontline caregivers about their understanding of incontinence and best practices.  Of the 125 nursing assistants in large homes, the average score was just 52 percent.  That’s why everyday it’s brought to my attention, just how serious the issue is in long-term care.  In particular, is what happens at night – nocturia – which nursing homes are struggling with … Read More