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1 01, 2020

Understanding Ethical Dilemmas in Healthcare

By |2019-12-30T13:08:45-08:00January 1st, 2020|Advanced Nursing, Nurses Corner, Research|Comments Off on Understanding Ethical Dilemmas in Healthcare

Because health care deals with both life overall as well as the quality of one’s life, ethical issues are sure to arise. Patients often struggle to know which treatment they should opt for and who they should tell about their health care crises. Even more difficult is the ethical dilemmas that health care providers face. [...]

27 12, 2019

Top Pharmacological Treatments for Emerging Myocardial Infarctions

By |2019-12-13T12:56:31-08:00December 27th, 2019|Advanced Nursing, Research|Comments Off on Top Pharmacological Treatments for Emerging Myocardial Infarctions

Quick treatment of a myocardial infarction is key to improving survival and overall patient outcomes while also preserving future quality of life. While the exact method of treatment will depend on the type of myocardial infarction and the area of the heart that it affects, you will want to look out for some specific pharmacologic [...]

20 12, 2019

What Is Compassion Fatigue and What Can You Do to Prevent It?

By |2019-12-30T13:09:54-08:00December 20th, 2019|Advanced Nursing, Nurses Corner, Research|Comments Off on What Is Compassion Fatigue and What Can You Do to Prevent It?

Compassion fatigue is an emotional and a physical state experienced by those who have been caring for one or more individuals for a lengthy time. It certainly refers to a state of tiredness and exhaustion while also pointing to tense feelings and overall distress. Some may refer to it as burnout while others refer to [...]

18 12, 2019

Focus on the Whys of Your Job During Your Next Rough Day

By |2019-12-30T13:10:12-08:00December 18th, 2019|Advanced Nursing, Classes, Nurses Corner, Research|Comments Off on Focus on the Whys of Your Job During Your Next Rough Day

A rough day on the job may lead you to pull a pint of ice cream from the freezer in the evening. However, a string of rough weeks and months may be causing you to rethink why you even chose your health care career in the first place. After all, the long hours, stressful work [...]

6 12, 2019

Initial ECGs Help Catch Early Myocardial Infarctions

By |2019-12-05T13:19:06-08:00December 6th, 2019|Advanced Nursing, Classes, Research|Comments Off on Initial ECGs Help Catch Early Myocardial Infarctions

Heart disease a major problem in the United States, killing over 350,000 people every year. A myocardial infarction is an acute form of coronary artery disease that occurs when the arteries that are to feed the heart muscle with oxygen-rich blood become clogged. Myocardial infarctions, or heart attacks, vary in degree based on how much [...]

27 11, 2019

What Does Intuition Have to Do with Smart Health Care?

By |2019-11-21T18:41:39-08:00November 27th, 2019|Advanced Nursing, Research|Comments Off on What Does Intuition Have to Do with Smart Health Care?

Intuition is defined as the ability to figure something out immediately without having to reason your way through it. As a consumer, you have probably found yourself knowing immediately whether something was a good purchase or whether it would fail in its promises. As a patient, you may have recognized when something was wrong with [...]

22 11, 2019

Tips for Rapid Triage Assessments in the Emergency Room

By |2019-11-21T13:44:56-08:00November 22nd, 2019|Advanced Nursing, Education, EMT Training, Research|Comments Off on Tips for Rapid Triage Assessments in the Emergency Room

Although triage is typically the emergency department position that most nurses dread, it is a vital role that ensures that the sickest patients get the fastest care. If you are ready to take your skills to the next level, study these tips for rapid and accurate triage assessments. Use a Proven Triage Assessment Tool Especially [...]

20 11, 2019

How Do Bundled Advanced Life Support Classes Work?

By |2019-11-20T08:17:42-08:00November 20th, 2019|Advanced Nursing, Classes, Education|Comments Off on How Do Bundled Advanced Life Support Classes Work?

As you get started in your health care career, it may seem easiest for you to take each certification class only when needed or required by your employer. After all, it can be difficult to think too far into the future as a new graduate. However, at Project Heartbeat, we are excited to offer several [...]

13 11, 2019

Smoothing Your Path When Dealing with Angry, Hostile and Confused Patients

By |2019-12-30T13:15:36-08:00November 13th, 2019|Advanced Nursing, Education, Nurses Corner|Comments Off on Smoothing Your Path When Dealing with Angry, Hostile and Confused Patients

Patients who are going through health crises are often filled with fear, which can leach out of them as anger. People who are usually calm and collected may suddenly be blowing up at the least provocation. As a nurse, you may be the person directly in an angry patient’s path. Although the majority of your [...]

8 11, 2019

What Is Mindful Nursing and How Can It Help You Thrive in Your Career?

By |2019-12-30T13:15:15-08:00November 8th, 2019|Advanced Nursing, Education, Nurses Corner|Comments Off on What Is Mindful Nursing and How Can It Help You Thrive in Your Career?

The term mindfulness has become a hot topic these days with many wanting to know how they can improve their daily lives as they pay more attention to themselves. It has been said that you cannot take care of others until you take care of yourself. Mindfulness allows you to do just that in your [...]

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