Microwave ovens produce radio-frequency waves that cause the water molecules in an object to vibrate. This vibration causes friction, which allows the object to heat up to a temperature that can kill germs.
That's why microwaves are sometimes used to disinfect items such as a household sponge, as they are a hotbed for viruses and bacteria.
However, research has found mixed results on whether a microwave can effectively kill germs on a sponge, or even in food. Here's what you need to know.
A recent TEDxColumbus talk on innovation and nursing was given by Tim Raderstorf, DNP, RN. Tim is a nurse, teacher, and Chief Innovation Officer at Ohio State University, and co-author of the book Evidence-based Leadership, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship in Nursing and Healthcare.
You want to help, right? That’s what Buckeyes do — we help.
And many of us are wondering right now what we can do to pay forward during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak while also practicing social distancing to combat the spread of the virus.
One way is to use your mind.
“We need to better utilize each other’s skill sets, to lean on each other in this time of need and uncertainty,” said Tim Raderstorf, chief innovation officer at The Ohio State University College of Nursing. “This is a fortuitous opportunity to help the community.”
Online toolkit include signs, charts, videos, tips to aid in treatment
U.S. News & World Report names College of Nursing master’s and doctoral nursing degree programs among best in the country
U.S. News & World Report released new rankings today that place The Ohio State University College of Nursing’s Master of Science in Nursing program at #6 in the country (up from #8 last year) and its Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program at #8 (up from #19).
The current situation with the coronavirus, otherwise known as COVID-19, can be a source of stress and anxiety for you as well as your children. The most important thing that you can do to help your children through this uncertain time is to remain calm when you are with your children as your own level of anxiety will affect them. If your children sense you are anxious, they will be anxious as well. Reducing your own stress and anxiety so that you are less anxious will help your children to stay calm.
Are you ready to advance in your nursing career? Don’t miss your chance to join The Ohio State University’s Master of Science in Nursing or BSN to DNP programs.
Proposal asks policymakers, healthcare leaders to support needs for culture change, resources
A new evidence-based policy brief released today addresses an alarming level of healthcare clinician burnout – and its consequential impact on patient care – and asks state policymakers and healthcare leaders to take urgent action to ensure safe and high-quality care.
College ranks #16 among all nursing colleges, #9 among public institutions
The Ohio State University College of Nursing has strengthened its standing as a top earner of grant funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research’s new review of NIH grant awards ranks the College of Nursing at #16 overall and #9 among public institutions, with approximately $4.3 million in NIH research funding.
State-funded scholarships available for RN to BSN students