Krystal Rowan, RPSGT, was on Facebook when she saw a post from a friend. She called them “ear savers,” devices designed on a Cricut machine to secure the loopholes of a PPE mask behind the head as opposed to behind the ears. Rowan, who also had a Cricut, jumped into action.
Negative CPAP side effects can cause patients a lot of stress. From dry mouth and headaches, to claustrophobia and sore nose, for many patients the cons of treatment can outweigh CPAP benefits. Inadequate patient education can lead to non-compliance, but sleep technologists can help their patients realize there are few effective alternatives to CPAP for sleep apnea.
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Five Reflections from the AAST Annual Meeting
End STAW Week 2016 by sponsoring a meal for your technologists.
Did you know employees with high job satisfaction are generally more productive, engaged and loyal to their companies?
Collaboration and innovation are the themes for today’s activities. Introduce an Innovative Ideas Box where technologists can offer their input into how to improve services in your facility.
How savvy are you when it comes to policy and procedures?