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September 2017: Prostrate Surgery Resources for RNFAs

September 2017 • Volume 10, No. 9 From the Editor September is National Prostate Health Month. In the USA, about 180,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer each year, and almost 26,000 die from it. Early detection is the key to successful treatment There are a number of prostate health issues to be aware of, but since … Continue reading “September 2017: Prostrate Surgery Resources for RNFAs”

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 and … 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”