E-Newsletters

August 2017: The New Face of Elective, Cosmetic Plastic Surgery

August 2017 • Volume 10, No. 8 From the Editor According to the 2016 Plastic Surgery Statistics Report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons® (1), there were 1.7 million cosmetic surgical procedures in the US in 2015, up 4% from the year before.  Americans spent more than $16 billion on cosmetic plastic surgeries and minimally … Continue reading “August 2017: The New Face of Elective, Cosmetic Plastic Surgery”

July 2017: NIFA Releases New Nurse in Surgery Essentials™ Course

July 2017 • Volume 10, No. 7 From the Editor After many months, much work, and extensive collaboration with other organizations, we are thrilled to announce a brand new course that targets the looming shortage in OR nurses: Nurse in Surgery Essentials (NISE™). Read more below.   Scroll down for news, a crossword puzzle on perioperative nursing … Continue reading “July 2017: NIFA Releases New Nurse in Surgery Essentials™ Course”

June 2017: Kicking Back for Summer

June 2017 • Volume 10, No. 6 From the Editor It’s summer – kick back!   Chances are you will be taking some time off work this summer. But with our always-on digital world, the traditional summer hours of lazing around are rapidly disappearing, as we feel a need to stay connected–whether it’s with what’s going … Continue reading “June 2017: Kicking Back for Summer”

May 2017: Technology & Vulnerability in Health Care

May 2017 • Volume 10, No. 5 From the Editor Some 16 hospitals in Great Britain were simultaneously hit on May 12 by a cyberattack that locked healthcare workers out of their computer and systems, denying them access to patient records. Operations and appointments were canceled and ambulances were diverted to other hospitals. The attack was … Continue reading “May 2017: Technology & Vulnerability in Health Care”