April 2016 Travel Nurse Newsletter
Celebrate Nurses Week 2016 with Medical Solutions!
April showers will soon give way to May flowers, which also means it’s almost time for Nurses Week!
Medical Solutions thinks nurses are a BIG deal, so naturally, we like to make a really big deal out of celebrating the selfless, talented, dedicated, amazing, unsung heroes of healthcare. We hope you’ll celebrate Nurses Week 2016 with Medical Solutions — or rather, allow us to properly celebrate YOU! Here’s what we’ve got going on over at our Nurses Week site WeLoveOurNurses.com:
- We Heart RNs Tribute Video
- #NurseLaughLove Instagram Contest
- The 5th Annual Nurses of Tomorrow Scholarship
- Show ’em the Love Mentor Contest
- Nurses Week eCards
2016 Planet Water Project 24 Update
In March we told you about Medical Solutions’ 2016 sponsorship of Planet Water Foundation’s Project 24 — a celebration of World Water Day and an initiative to bring clean water to communities in need. After sponsoring Planet Water filtration towers in 2012 and 2015, the Medical Solutions team was once again extremely proud to be a part of this amazing effort to provide 24 clean water filtration systems to 24 impoverished communities in just 24 hours.
Now we can happily report that this year’s effort was a success — with Medical Solutions’ sponsorship bringing clean water to the people of Paciano Rizal!..
Clinical Corner: Preventing Patient Falls
One of the biggest safety concerns for inpatient care is falling. In the United States, falls cause more than 30,000 deaths per year. Falls are always very serious and are the most frequently reported adverse patient event, across all age spectrums. Preventing falls is paramount for good patient care. So, how do you prevent patients from falling or tripping?
First, if you ever come across something on the ground and think, “Huh, someone could trip over that.” Do take the time to stop and clean or pick it up — even if it isn’t your job…
Tafford Scrubs Discount!
They say the clothes make the nurse — Use the code MedSol25 for 25% off Tafford Brand Products, including Tafford Essentials, Tafford Prints, Tafford Plus Size and Tafford Essentials Stretch (excluding prices ending in .98). Happy shopping!
Traveler & Rising Star of the Month
Many thanks and congrats to the February 2016 Traveler of the Month, Brandi P., and also our Rising Star winner, Alexandra B.!
Traveling Pet of the Month
Izzy is a big girl who loves to eat. She has a reputation for devouring any kind of treat put in front of her! This Shepherd Mix is a constant companion for her mom, Celeste C., during her nationwide nursing travels!
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