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Dispelling the myths about the Flu vaccine with Dr. Tavarez on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

6/21/2018
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The flu vaccine is so important – especially for kids. Will you get the flu if you take the vaccine? Is the vaccine live flu? Is it the flu or a cold? Listen to Dr. Tavarez, Pediatrician, clear up some of the confusion. The post Dispelling the myths about the Flu vaccine with Dr. Tavarez on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman appeared first on Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts.

Duration:00:11:27

Dr. Jose Tavarez, Pediatrician joins First Physicians Group – on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

6/15/2018
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Originally from the Dominican Republic, Dr. Tavarez will replace the longtime Sarasota – and retiring – Dr. Bob Shamsy. He offers all of the same, high-caliber and attentive care in pediatrics. He also speaks Spanish. Find out more about him! The post Dr. Jose Tavarez, Pediatrician joins First Physicians Group – on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman appeared first on Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts.

Duration:00:10:38

Types of summer time hazards to be aware of on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

6/7/2018
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During the summer, there are hazards associated with being out having fun. Apart from the always needed sun screen, there are other tips to avoid more uncommon pains like a skate sting. The post Types of summer time hazards to be aware of on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman appeared first on Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts.

Duration:00:10:42

What is heat stroke and how to avoid it on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

5/31/2018
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During the summer, people tend to spend many more hours outside. Sweating will not only removes water from your body, it also removes electrolytes. Keeping hydrated will help you avoid heat exhaustion and the more severe heat stroke. What types of liquids should you drink? Listen in! The post What is heat stroke and how to avoid it on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman appeared first on Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts.

Duration:00:10:26

Heat-related health issues on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

5/24/2018
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When the body dissipates heat (sweating), your body’s fluid levels drop. If you don’t properly hydrate, serious health risks can appear. Listen in on how it can transform from mild side effects all the way to serious ones like a stroke. The post Heat-related health issues on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman appeared first on Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts.

Duration:00:12:21

Summer time mishaps and where you should go on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

5/17/2018
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Summer is almost here, and when something happens – heat stroke, sprain or sever sun burn – you can visit one of SMH’s Urgent Care Centers. If you are showing signs of a stroke or heart attack or other serious medical event, one of the two emergency rooms is where you should go. The post Summer time mishaps and where you should go on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman appeared first on Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts.

Duration:00:09:54

The nurse residency program in a nutshell on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

5/10/2018
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The 14 month program for newly licensed program was recently accredited. And when the newly hired nurse is assigned to one of the three designated residency unit, their journey begins. Listen in to find out what happens. The post The nurse residency program in a nutshell on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman appeared first on Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts.

Duration:00:08:26

Wide array of clinical programs supporting SMH on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

5/3/2018
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Apart from the Nurse Residency program that is active at SMH, there are many others including the geriatric-centered “Niche”, Vascular Access, Acute Pain and behavioral health just to name a few. Sarasota Memorial is blessed by having a breadth of clinical support teams. The post Wide array of clinical programs supporting SMH on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman appeared first on Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts.

Duration:00:12:18

How do you get into the nurse residency program? On WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

4/26/2018
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The SMH nurse residency program earns national recognition from the ANCC (American Nurse Credentialing Center). Listen to hear about a story of one RN nearing the end of her nurse residency program. The post How do you get into the nurse residency program? On WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman appeared first on Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts.

Duration:00:12:51

What is a Nurse resident? WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

4/19/2018
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SMH’s Jackie Garabito, Manager, Clinical Programs, talks about what a Nurse resident is, what it takes to go through the support levels and what it does to a Nurse’s confidence. Accountability and dedication are essential ingredients to become a nurse resident. The post What is a Nurse resident? WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman appeared first on Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts.

Duration:00:09:14

New procedure to treat chronic pain on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

4/12/2018
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Dr. Eugene Pereira discuses a new, advanced procedure that can help treat chronic pain for the long term. A simplified analogy? It like placing a wedge between vertebra to keep the nerve openings stable. The post New procedure to treat chronic pain on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman appeared first on Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts.

Duration:00:11:13

Opioids and how to treat chronic pain on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

4/6/2018
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Opioids, while effective, have side effects that have lead them to be prescribed more carefully. Better understanding of how the body becomes used to them has helped to discover new techniques in treating chronic pain. The post Opioids and how to treat chronic pain on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman appeared first on Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts.

Duration:00:09:14

Types of pain and how it affects your body on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

3/29/2018
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Ageing is a natural process and that will inevitably lead to pain. However, other types of pain can be due to other factors. Listen to find out how OTC pain relievers affect your health – and for other options. The post Types of pain and how it affects your body on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman appeared first on Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts.

Duration:00:13:37

The evolution of Pain Management on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

3/22/2018
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Dr. Eugene Pereira – Director of SMH’s Pain Management Program, talks about how pain care transformed into pain management. New methods are more scientific in approach. Listen in to find out more. The post The evolution of Pain Management on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman appeared first on Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts.

Duration:00:08:20

Engaging with young minds to learn about a nursing career – On WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

3/15/2018
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Nursing is about giving – care, hope and time – to patients and visitors. But what SMH’s outreach nursing team shows the young people in the community – especially high schools students – that they can give back. The post Engaging with young minds to learn about a nursing career – On WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman appeared first on Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts.

Duration:00:11:30

Being a nurse at SMH on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

3/8/2018
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Being a Magnet designated hospital, SMH has been recognized as one of the best in the country for quality of care. A preceptor (mentor) is assigned to new nurses for the first 14 months. And for experienced nurses, there are multiple options for continued growth. The post Being a nurse at SMH on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman appeared first on Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts.

Duration:00:09:56

The Rewarding Work of Being a Nurse on Health Check with Heidi Godman

3/1/2018
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People are living longer, and as the number of patients increases, nursing staff is stretched thinner. Even with those challenges, there are many rewarding perks being a nurse. Listen in! The post The Rewarding Work of Being a Nurse on Health Check with Heidi Godman appeared first on Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts.

Duration:00:08:21

Nursing Shortage on Health Check with Heidi Godman

2/22/2018
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A nursing shortage exists not only in Florida, but also at a national level. Various reasons exist, including school capacity and nursing educators availability. Listen in on how SMH is being proactive. The post Nursing Shortage on Health Check with Heidi Godman appeared first on Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts.

Duration:00:13:39

Internal Medicine Practice for the Newtown Community – on Health Check with Heidi Godman

2/15/2018
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The underserved population of the Newtown area of northern Sarasota, due to the distance from Sarasota Memorial’s network of services, will now have access to local health care. Sarasota Memorial Internal Medicine – Newtown is a group physician practice that will offer comprehensive, coordinated care and accessible services to patients over the age of 18. The post Internal Medicine Practice for the Newtown Community – on Health Check with Heidi Godman appeared first on Sarasota Memorial...

Duration:00:10:23

Florida State University’s College of Internal Medicine Residents – on Health Check with Heidi Godman

2/8/2018
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With their 4 years of training at Florida State University’s College of Medicine completed, 13 internal medicine residents have been matched to Sarasota Memorial Hospital’s new graduate medical education program. Listen in to find out exactly what being a “Resident” means. The post Florida State University’s College of Internal Medicine Residents – on Health Check with Heidi Godman appeared first on Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts.

Duration:00:10:23