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Boosting Motivation by Targeting Capability and Opportunity for Dialysis Patients

By |2021-02-18T20:28:01+00:00February 5th, 2021|

Behavior is impacted by 3 things – Capability, Opportunity, and Motivation. For End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD) patients on dialysis, we often focus on patient Motivation – the mental process that energizes and directs behavior - to help them take more responsibility for their own health outcomes. It’s important to acknowledge that there are [...]

Building Confidence in your Physical Assessment Skills

By |2021-07-13T17:15:12+00:00January 8th, 2021|

Physical assessment can provide insight to a patient’s health and nutritional status that may not otherwise be discovered without more expensive and time-consuming testing. Whether part of a composite nutrition score like in the Subjective Global Assessment (SGA) or on its own as a full Nutrition-Focused Physical Exam, the physical assessment is getting more attention [...]

IDPN Upgrade

By |2021-06-23T14:46:35+00:00December 7th, 2020|

The new KDOQI 2020 Updates were recently published after months of exhausting work done by an interdisciplinary team tasked with pouring over all the available literature in order to provide more guidance to the practice of renal nutrition. Kudos to them for all they’ve done, as this update was really needed and will be [...]

Patient Care America One of South Florida’s Top Workplaces 2020

By |2020-12-07T22:04:24+00:00December 4th, 2020|

Patient Care America has been named for the third consecutive year as one of the top mid-sized companies in South Florida by the Sun Sentinel Media Group. The Sun Sentinel surveyed nearly 30,000 employees in South Florida to find the best places to work. Nearly 13,000 employees responded to the survey. Creating a Top Workplace is about [...]

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