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25 09, 2019

The Benefits of NRP Certification on High-Acuity Neonatal Intensive Care Units

By |2019-09-19T11:38:13-07:00September 25th, 2019|Advanced Nursing, Neonatal|Comments Off on The Benefits of NRP Certification on High-Acuity Neonatal Intensive Care Units

As a neonatal intensive care nurse, you are in charge of an extremely fragile population of the smallest patients in the hospital. Working in this unit requires a certain amount of determination and perseverance as these patients are critically sick, especially if they were born preterm. In addition to your physical and mental determination to [...]

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 [...]

13 09, 2019

Tips and Solutions for Nurse Burnout

By |2019-10-13T13:16:11-07:00September 13th, 2019|Advanced Nursing, Education|Comments Off on Tips and Solutions for Nurse Burnout

Nurse burnout is a very real problem often complicated by factors outside a nurse’s control. For example, many nurses deal with stressful work situations, which could include unsafe work environments or poor staffing ratios. Other causes of burnout may be based on personal feelings, such as a sense of isolation or difficulty in dealing with [...]

16 08, 2019

We Have New EMT B Training Classes Open, But Can You Cut It?

By |2019-08-16T10:04:44-07:00August 16th, 2019|Classes, Education, EMT Training|Comments Off on We Have New EMT B Training Classes Open, But Can You Cut It?

This is an exciting year for us. We have a couple new EMT B training courses in Oakland, and we’ve finally expanded enough to be able to open two more EMT Basic training classes in Sacramento. Great news for us, and we hope to see you there at one campus or the other. -But are [...]

2 08, 2019

The Green Healthcare Model: Taking Green Living To Your Patients

By |2019-07-26T11:38:04-07:00August 2nd, 2019|Education|Comments Off on The Green Healthcare Model: Taking Green Living To Your Patients

In the grand scheme of things, the Green Healthcare Model is a relatively new initiative in the medical industry, with only about 20 years under its belt. In short, it's taking the ideas of green living and sustainable practices into healthcare and patient services. Green living is of utmost importance to many people today. At [...]

26 07, 2019

Word Hard, Play Hard: After the CNA Certifications

By |2019-07-26T10:25:31-07:00July 26th, 2019|Classes, Education|Comments Off on Word Hard, Play Hard: After the CNA Certifications

Getting your CNA certification is certainly something of which you can be proud. However, it is also very stressful to be heading into a new job. If you have been feeling a new mental or physical strain during this time, you may be able to benefit from some exercise, exciting sports or playful downtime. Even [...]

19 07, 2019

PALS Algorithms to Memorize and Practice

By |2019-07-15T22:55:37-07:00July 19th, 2019|Advanced Nursing, Classes|Comments Off on PALS Algorithms to Memorize and Practice

PALS stands for Pediatric Advanced Life Support, and it is a certification that you can get following BLS training if you frequently work with pediatric patients in life-threatening situations. It is particularly important for those working in pediatric ICUs, in children’s hospitals and in the pediatric sections of emergency rooms. Even if you're already familiar [...]

17 04, 2019

The Top Six Myths about CPR and the Truth behind Them

By |2019-04-17T15:12:23-07:00April 17th, 2019|CPR Training Articles|Comments Off on The Top Six Myths about CPR and the Truth behind Them

Believe it or not, the modern method of CPR has only been around since 1960. Since then, this hands-on practice that can be performed by laypeople and health care workers alike has saved thousands of peoples’ lives. However, despite the prevalence of this practice, many people still misunderstand what CPR is, how it works and [...]

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 [...]

29 03, 2019

Struggling with EKG Interpretation: Learn the Basics and Become a Pro

By |2019-03-25T20:22:38-07:00March 29th, 2019|Advanced Nursing|Comments Off on Struggling with EKG Interpretation: Learn the Basics and Become a Pro

One of the most disliked parts of patient assessment for many people is EKG interpretation. Many prefer the fast-paced physical assessments that they get to practice in the ER rather than the black-and-white samples that can seem a bit like the dreaded “desk work.” However, correct EKG interpretation certainly has a vital place in quality [...]