Sheet 1 of 2 - Print out this fantastic fact sheet Kids Guide to Healthcare from Horses and People Magazine, practical advice for kids regarding horse health and includes a terrific school project to make your own equine first aid kit. Print it out and pin it up in your tack room or in a folder for ready reference!
Astragalus (Astragalus membranaceus) is a classic pulmonary tonic used for thousands of years in Chinese medicine. It is nourishing and sweet and can be taken long-term as a tonic. Astragalus’ polysaccharide content is what contributes to its immunomodulant action. In Chinese medicine, Astragalus strengthens lung Qi, thereby also strengthening Wei Qi, which is responsible for guarding the body against infection. From the Online Intermediate Herbal Course. #learnherbs
Handwashing Responsibilities in Healthcare: This course is designed for nurses, nurse’s aides and healthcare workers in all healthcare settings since it is the single most important responsibility in preventing and reducing infections and disease transmission in all areas of patient care.