May, 2017

Certification: Is it Really Worth It?

By editor
May 31, 2017

Certification: is it really worth it? In a word: yes. There’s plenty of evidence proving that certification in nursing creates better patient outcomes, better professional opportunities, and better job satisfaction. That’s why Skilled Wound Care offers a top-level certification course in Skin Wound & Ostomy Care. Let’s take a look at the facts. Better Patient ... read more

Teamwork Makes The Dream Work

By editor
May 24, 2017

Teamwork. It’s a huge buzzword in medicine today, with collaborative care widely recognized as the best approach. Mutual respect, openness, and willingness to listen all are key components of a successful team of healthcare providers. But we want to take it a step further. So - what’s one of the best thing doctors can do ... read more

Top Tips in Caring For An Older American

By editor
May 16, 2017

May is Older Americans Month, and this month, we’re joining the ACL in encouraging everyone to #AgeOutLoud. Here at Skilled Wound Care, our providers have extensive experience in working with older patients, and so we’d like to pass along our top four helpful tips! Skin care matters! As skin ages, it becomes more fragile and ... read more

Dr. Mom: Is Work Life Balance In Medicine Possible?

By editor
May 10, 2017

Happy Mother’s Day to all our providers, nurses, friends, and colleagues who do the tough work of balancing motherhood and all its demands with a career in healthcare. Are you ready for a few completely insane statistics? According to recent data, more than 80% of the people who work in healthcare are female. That’s almost ... read more

Why Nurses Make the Best Partners

By editor
May 3, 2017

May 6-12, 2017, is National Nurses’ Week. Here at Skilled Wound Care, we’d like to recognize and thank all the wonderful nurses we’ve had the privilege to work with across the country. You’re amazing! We’re taking this opportunity to talk about the partnership between doctors, nurses, and patients: we’re truly honored to be part of ... read more