• Stress ReductionStress Reduction: Tips for NPs with Jonathan Relucio   With over 18 years of professional experience in social service delivery and community program development, Jonathan values yoga as a healing practice to strengthen individuals and communities.  He is a Program Manager and Senior Instructor for Niroga, supporting youth to develop self-awareness and resilience in inner-city high schools and juvenile hall. Jonathan also leads Niroga’s Community Mind Body (COMBO) meetings and daylong Transformative Life Skills (TLS) Trainings throughout the Bay Area and internationally, teaching mindfulness practices for stress management, self-care, and healing from primary/secondary trauma to educators, mental health professionals, and social service providers.  NPs tend to be have very ...  Read More


  • Easter Egg NutritionEaster Egg Art: The Beauty of Nutrition Our friends at the Egg Nutrition Council have provided some fun and interesting ideas for what to do with your leftover Easter eggs. Spring is in the air, and with Easter quickly approaching, it’s the perfect time for fun with eggs!  If it’s been a while since you’ve decorated eggs or you’re looking for a fresh approach this year, check out these ideas to spark your creativity. And once the decorating is done, trade out your craft supplies for kitchen utensils because this art is edible and packed with nutrition! With more than 6 grams of protein, only 70 calories and a ...  Read More


  • Pain Medication DiscussionCommunity Connect: Pain Medication Responsibilities You are cordially invited to participate in Community Connect, a meeting of local prescribers and pharmacists to provide perspectives about shared responsibilities in prescribing and dispensing prescription opioid pain medications. The meeting will feature a panel of thought leaders on chronic pain management, outcomes and policy, and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) regulations. The prevalence of inadequately treated chronic pain, coupled with abuse, misuse and illegal diversion of medications used in pain management, has resulted in a complex public health crisis. This meeting is intended to help shape and foster improved collaboration between healthcare professionals at the local level in an ...  Read More


  • Patient EngagementWhat Patient Engagement Can Do for You Patient engagement has been promoted as the blockbuster drug of the 21st century, with the potential to boost treatment outcomes and reduce costs for both patients and providers. Unfortunately, many resource-scarce healthcare offices are hesitant to undertake the extra effort that patient engagement requires without being able to track the effectiveness of such effort. Fortunately, software companies are beginning to step up to the plate to meet the needs of patient engagement in a way that makes it easy for administrators and allows them to track which forms of communication are most effective towards meeting their goals. Better informed and prepared patients help ...  Read More