Home Care, Hospice and Palliative Care Month

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In honor of Home Care, Hospice and Palliative Care Month, we would like to recognize our home care and hospice team at Cullman Regional. This team consists of nurses, home care aides, physical therapists, physical therapy assistants, occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, volunteer services, a social worker and a chaplain. Hospice care provides emotional support…

Radiologic Technology Week

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Radiologic Technology Week is celebrated annually to recognize the vital role Registered Radiologic Technologists play in the diagnosis and care of patients. Not all facilities have a registered technologist (R.T.) responsible for completing your imaging exam. But at Cullman Regional, all staff members hired to perform exams utilizing ionizing radiation are required to be registered…

Sleep Technologist Week

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Did you know that one in four U.S. adults have some type of sleep problem? From fatigue and slowed reflexes to impaired mental acuity and even depression, lack of restful and restorative sleep can affect every aspect of a person’s life. If you are one of the more than 100 million Americans who has trouble…

Physical Therapy Month

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Each year, 50% of Americans over the age of 18 develop a musculoskeletal injury that lasts longer than 3 months. Cullman Regional’s inpatient, outpatient and home health physical therapy teams work to relieve pain and improve strength, balance and mobility.  They train their patients to perform important everyday tasks to return them to prior activities…

Healthcare Facilities and Engineering Week

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In honor of Healthcare Facilities and Engineering Week, we would like to thank our Plant Operations and Bio-med teams for keeping our facilities safe and secure. This department performs a variety of services including maintenance, inspections, construction, lawn care and valet. Each team plays a pivotal role in keeping our hospital running and making sure…

Cullman Regional Offering FREE Peripheral Artery Disease Community Screenings on November 7th

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Cullman Regional is hosting free PAD community screenings on Thursday, November 7th from 7am to 3pm in the Colonel Cullmann Room, located in Professional Office Building 2 on the Cullman Regional campus. According to the American Heart Association, PAD affects about 8.5 million Americans, becoming more common as we age. PAD is a problem that…

Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month

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Diagnostic ultrasound (also called sonography) is an imaging technique using high-frequency sound waves to produce images of structures within your body. An ultrasound is commonly used to examine the abdominal and pelvic organs, breasts, joints, thyroid gland, blood flow in the arteries and veins, fetal development and to diagnose gynecological problems. In honor of Medical…

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Every year in the U.S., more than 230,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer. It is the second most common cause of death among women, claiming the lives of more than 40,000 women each year. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we would like to recognize our team in the Women’s Diagnostic Center. This…

Case Management Week

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Have you ever been assigned a case manager during your hospital stay and wonder what they do? At Cullman Regional, our case managers try to find the best, most efficient, economical way of meeting our inpatients’ needs with the available resources. In Honor of Case Management Week, we would like to recognize our Case Management…

Central Service Week

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The Central Sterile team plays a vital role in preventing a surgical infection through the sterilization of instruments. In honor of Central Service Week, we would like to recognize our Central Sterile team. This team processes instruments in three areas: decontamination, assembly and sterilization. Central Sterile’s role includes sterilization of all surgical instruments for perioperative…