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18 09, 2019

Save Time and Money with a Continuing Education Renewal Bundle

By |2019-09-18T00:06:20-07:00September 18th, 2019|ACLS, Basic Life Support Articles, Education|Comments Off on Save Time and Money with a Continuing Education Renewal Bundle

As a health care professional, your time is valuable. Working such a demanding job can take a toll on your mind and your body, and you need to treat your time off work as something incredibly important. Although continuing education is vital to maintaining your professional certifications and state licensure, you certainly do not want [...]

24 07, 2019

ACLS Drugs Based on EKG Interpretation

By |2019-07-23T21:53:32-07:00July 24th, 2019|ACLS, Education|Comments Off on ACLS Drugs Based on EKG Interpretation

One of the biggest differences between having a BLS certification and a more advanced ACLS certification is the difference in what you will be allowed to do during a code. While BLS focuses on the basic life support skills of CPR, ACLS builds on that information with more advanced knowledge of how to respond to [...]

17 07, 2019

Get Your ACLS Certification and Watch Your Career Grow

By |2019-07-17T09:34:39-07:00July 17th, 2019|ACLS|Comments Off on Get Your ACLS Certification and Watch Your Career Grow

Advanced cardiac life support certification or ACLS is a great training class for many types of health care providers, especially for those who are frequently called upon to provide direct life-saving care to their patients. Even if your nursing unit or health care organization does not require you to carry this certification, you may be [...]

3 05, 2019

V-Tach: When to Worry and When to Treat

By |2019-04-24T08:54:11-07:00May 3rd, 2019|ACLS, Education, EMT Training|Comments Off on V-Tach: When to Worry and When to Treat

The key to responding appropriately to your patients when they’re in life-threatening situations is to be able to recognize what the problem is quickly and to get them the appropriate treatment without delay. However, their symptoms may not always match up with what you believe the EKG rhythm is showing. One of the most potent [...]

26 04, 2019

The Basics of Using an AED and How to Learn More

By |2019-04-17T15:12:57-07:00April 26th, 2019|ACLS, Advanced Nursing, Basic Life Support Articles, Classes, CPR Training Articles, Education|Comments Off on The Basics of Using an AED and How to Learn More

Do you know what to do in a life-threatening emergency? When someone’s heart stops, you can’t simply rely on what you’ve seen on television shows to guide your resuscitation attempts. Instead, you need solid, science-based knowledge. AEDs have proven to be the best options for saving lives in many scenarios, especially in out-of-hospital, community emergencies. [...]

5 04, 2019

What’s a Megacode and What Should You Do to Prepare?

By |2019-04-05T07:22:26-07:00April 5th, 2019|ACLS|Comments Off on What’s a Megacode and What Should You Do to Prepare?

Have you applied for or interviewed for a position only to be told that you would need to be evaluated with a “mega code”? Are you interested in taking an advanced certification course for your health care training but are nervous about the “mega code” that you’ve been told will be a part of the [...]

8 03, 2019

What’s the Difference Between ACLS and BLS Certification?

By |2019-03-08T10:02:19-07:00March 8th, 2019|ACLS, Basic Life Support Articles, Education|Comments Off on What’s the Difference Between ACLS and BLS Certification?

When it comes to the amount of healthcare certifications available, it can sometimes be confusing to figure out which you need and for what. BLS certification and ACLS certification programs are an excellent example, as both focus on having the proper techniques to saves lives in the event of cardiac arrest. But are they really [...]

13 02, 2019

Visual, Auditory, Reading or Kinesthetic? ACLS Instruction for Every Type of Learner

By |2019-02-19T18:22:13-07:00February 13th, 2019|ACLS, Education|Comments Off on Visual, Auditory, Reading or Kinesthetic? ACLS Instruction for Every Type of Learner

Getting your ACLS accreditation requires taking a multi-day class and passing both a written and a hands-on test in most cases. This is done to assure the instructors that you have the knowledge it takes to quickly respond to life-threatening emergencies and even to lead others around you in life-saving techniques. However, if you have [...]

8 02, 2019

5 Top Tips for Learning Your ACLS Algorithms

By |2019-06-24T13:28:32-07:00February 8th, 2019|ACLS, Classes, Education|Comments Off on 5 Top Tips for Learning Your ACLS Algorithms

Are you feeling stressed and nervous about your upcoming ACLS examination? You are certainly not alone. Nearly every person who has taken this test will admit to feeling at least some nerves as they prepped for the final examination and the mega code. However, the key for most people is to have the algorithm well-memorized. [...]

6 02, 2019

Caring for a Stroke Victim Using the Suspected Stroke Algorithm

By |2019-02-01T07:45:42-07:00February 6th, 2019|ACLS, Advanced Nursing|Comments Off on Caring for a Stroke Victim Using the Suspected Stroke Algorithm

If you’ve ever known someone who has suffered from a stroke, you know that some of the symptoms can be quite visible. Now that you are a health care practitioner, you must know even more about this potentially devastating health event so that you can provide the best quality of care and the fastest help [...]