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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 [...]

1 05, 2019

Get Continuing Education Hours with Recertification Courses

By |2019-04-24T08:50:06-07:00May 1st, 2019|Education|Comments Off on Get Continuing Education Hours with Recertification Courses

Nearly every type of career sees changes over the years. Health care, technology, food preparation, manufacturing, agriculture and even clothes manufacturing have changed over the decades. Although it can be difficult to see these changes when you're hyper-focused on your career, they become much easier to see when you examine the changes over the preceding [...]

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, Classes, CPR, 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. [...]

24 04, 2019

The History of CPR and Why It Matters Today

By |2019-04-17T15:12:50-07:00April 24th, 2019|Basic Life Support, CPR|Comments Off on The History of CPR and Why It Matters Today

Learning CPR is an important part of any health-based career and is also important for many other professionals as well. Having this certification can help you feel confident whenever you're out in the community because you’ll be able to respond to life-threatening circumstances with ease. Certification may also help you get a new job or [...]

19 04, 2019

How Do I Get CNA Certified?

By |2019-04-17T15:12:44-07:00April 19th, 2019|Advanced Nursing, Classes|Comments Off on How Do I Get CNA Certified?

CNAs are seen as the backbone of bedside nursing. While they don’t have the ability to do all that doctors and nurses do, they’re often the people seen most frequently by patients, especially those in hospitals and long-term care facilities. Thus, your decision to become CNA-certified is not only a smart one for your career [...]

12 04, 2019

Gain Confidence in Emergency Room Nursing with TNCC

By |2019-04-02T13:42:51-07:00April 12th, 2019|Advanced Nursing|Comments Off on Gain Confidence in Emergency Room Nursing with TNCC

Confidence is vital in every part of life but is especially important in your career. If you’re nursing without confidence, you might be more apt to make foolish errors, and you’ll certainly doubt yourself whenever you go in to work. You may dread your work hours, wondering if you’ll know what to do for your [...]

10 04, 2019

Be the Best Nurse Possible for Your Pediatric Patients with ENPC Certification

By |2019-04-02T13:41:23-07:00April 10th, 2019|Advanced Nursing|Comments Off on Be the Best Nurse Possible for Your Pediatric Patients with ENPC Certification

The Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course, also called the ENPC, is similar to the Trauma Nursing Core Course except that it is particularly designed for the especially fragile pediatric population. Pediatric patients often react more severely to physically traumatic events because of the size of their bodies and the lack of strength of some of their [...]

3 04, 2019

What Kind of CNA Classes Can I Take?

By |2019-04-03T00:05:28-07:00April 3rd, 2019|Education|Comments Off on What Kind of CNA Classes Can I Take?

It's vital to continue learning within any career, but this idea of continuing your education is especially important when it comes to health care. Health care requirements and recommendations are constantly changing as researchers discover new things about the human body, diseases and medical treatments. If you’re a CNA, you'll want to take continuing CNA [...]

27 03, 2019

NRP or PALS: Which One Is Right to Use?

By |2019-03-27T00:32:46-07:00March 27th, 2019|Neonatal|Comments Off on NRP or PALS: Which One Is Right to Use?

Pediatric health care is an exciting field in which you get to care for the youngest members of your community. These children often deal with unique diseases, acute concerns and autoimmune conditions that may act far differently than their adult counterparts do. Therefore, when you become a neonatal or pediatric doctor, nurse or other health [...]

22 03, 2019

Benefits of Getting BLS Certification for Lay People

By |2019-03-21T21:41:35-07:00March 22nd, 2019|Basic Life Support, Education|Comments Off on Benefits of Getting BLS Certification for Lay People

BLS certification is a no-brainer for those hoping to get into the medical profession. For example, doctors, nurses, dentists and nursing assistants need BLS certification. However, this lifesaving training shouldn’t just be dedicated to health care professionals. Instead, many people in other professions as well as non-working lay people can benefit from a quick class [...]