Weekly Tidbits

AC FFC Tidbit of the Week for October 2, 2022: Crawl Through the Halls Halloween Contest!

We know it can be difficult to get patients up for a walk during the night shift because staff is usually administering medication at the start of the shift, and then it’s almost bedtime. But getting patients up for a stroll before they go to bed can help them sleep through the night better—a trick… Continue reading AC FFC Tidbit of the Week for October 2, 2022: Crawl Through the Halls Halloween Contest!

AC FFC Tidbit of the Week for September 25, 2022: Tips for helping your patients maintain good oral hygiene

Oral health plays a key role in the comfort and wellbeing of your patients, but it may seem like lower priority when we are busy and time is short in an acute care setting. Encouraging patients to care for their teeth and gums and knowing how to assist them when necessary will help your patients… Continue reading AC FFC Tidbit of the Week for September 25, 2022: Tips for helping your patients maintain good oral hygiene

AC FFC Tidbit of the Week for September 18, 2022: The Twelfth Man

Many of you have heard the expression, “the 12th man on the field,” referring to the role that fans play in football games. The fans are the cheerleaders and their support and encouragement can positively impact the motivation and momentum of the team. Don’t overlook the influence of the “12th man” on your healthcare team—the… Continue reading AC FFC Tidbit of the Week for September 18, 2022: The Twelfth Man

AC FFC Tidbit of the Week for September 11, 2022: Ponder the Patient’s Perspective

Ever wonder what the hospital experience is like from the perspective of an older patient? Experiences vary, but here’s a true story to reflect upon: A 68 year-old white male hospitalized for 4 lumbar fusions was tethered with compression for DVT prophylaxis and pulse oximetry. He was supposed to be transfer and ambulation with a… Continue reading AC FFC Tidbit of the Week for September 11, 2022: Ponder the Patient’s Perspective

AC FFC Tidbit of the Week for September 4, 2022: Recognize Resilience

Hello everyone, During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the idea of “resilience” gained more attention. Your resilience as a health care provider was certainly tested—and hopefully strengthened—and new challenges will arise to test our resilience again and provide opportunities to learn more about ourselves and each other. What about the resilience of your patients,… Continue reading AC FFC Tidbit of the Week for September 4, 2022: Recognize Resilience

AC FFC Tidbit of the Week for August 28, 2022: Goal posts–and posting goals!

We’re on the brink of a new football season, and many of us can’t wait for the excitement of watching a football soar through yellow goal posts to win the game as the final seconds on the clock tick down. For now though, instead of goal posts, let’s talk about posting goals. Do you know… Continue reading AC FFC Tidbit of the Week for August 28, 2022: Goal posts–and posting goals!

AC FFC Tidbit of the Week for August 14, 2022: What are your barriers to getting patients walking?

You already know that getting patients up and walking is beneficial for a variety of reasons. But we all have things in our lives that we know we should do, but don’t, and there are usually a bunch of reasons why. Unless we identify the barriers that keep us from doing what we know is… Continue reading AC FFC Tidbit of the Week for August 14, 2022: What are your barriers to getting patients walking?

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