Nursing Grand Rounds: Hospital Readmissions – What’s All the Hype?

August 8, 2017

On Tuesday July 25th Darlene Graves, MSN, BSN, CCM provided an educational opportunity for HRH nursing staff to learn what their role was in preventing hospital readmissions. Darlene explained why it is important to prevent hospital readmissions, siting increased risk of secondary infections with patients readmitted, as well as financial penalties to the healthcare facility. She explained the importance of correct documentation and how the lack of it can cost…


Nursing Grand Rounds – Congestive Heart Failure

July 5, 2017

What is the Leading Cause of Hospitalizations in People Older Than Age 65? If you were present for Dr. Harruna’s Nursing Grand Rounds presentation on Tuesday June 13th you would know the answer is Congestive Heart Failure! You would also know that more than 500,000 people are newly diagnosed with heart failure each year and that heart failure affects nearly 6 million Americans. Dr. Harruna prepared an excellent educational presentation designed…


Nursing Grand Rounds – Stroke

June 12, 2017

Did you know that stroke is the leading cause of disability in the US? Did you also know that 800,000 Americans experience a new or recurrent stroke every year?  Dr. Brett Hosley, HRMG Neurologist, Director of the Inpatient Rehabilitation Department, and Stroke Medical Director presented an evidence-based educational presentation regarding stroke for Hannibal Regional Hospital’s May Nursing Grand Rounds.  Dr. Hosley differentiated between the two types of stroke and transient…


Nursing Grand Rounds Return

April 4, 2017

Nursing Grand Rounds (NGR) are an educational opportunity for Hannibal Regional Hospital & HRMG nurses to promote excellence in nursing through scholarly presentations. Nurses gain new knowledge, learn new skills and improve current ones in an environment of learning not just for the science of nursing, but also the art of nursing. NGRs enable staff nurses to learn clinical expertise, system-wide practices, and ways to enhance nurse/physician relationships. The NGRs…


Next Nursing Grand Rounds Session Coming Soon

Nursing-Grand-RoundsThe next offering of Nursing Grand Rounds will be held on May 27th from 12:00 pm -1:00 pm in Conference Room A/B.  The topic, to be presented by Kim Payne MSN, RN and Katie Raney, RN, CCRN, is “Magnet: A Review and Journey Update”.  Please bring your lunch and join us to learn more about Magnet Status while earning 1.0 contact hours.

May 6, 2014