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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 [...]

20 03, 2019

What’s up with CAB? Why the ABCs of CPR Have Changed to CAB

By |2019-03-20T00:06:04-07:00March 20th, 2019|CPR, Education|Comments Off on What’s up with CAB? Why the ABCs of CPR Have Changed to CAB

From your earliest moments in the health care field, you probably remember learning about the “ABCs of CPR.” This was taught for approximately 40 years in BLS and advanced life-saving classes. Would it surprise you to learn that the American Heart Association no longer stands by this sequence? Instead, the organization updated its recommendations in [...]

13 03, 2019

Who Can Benefit from a Neonatal Resuscitation Program?

By |2019-03-12T20:07:35-07:00March 13th, 2019|Advanced Nursing, Education|Comments Off on Who Can Benefit from a Neonatal Resuscitation Program?

As a health care practitioner, your goal is to grow constantly in your field and to stay abreast of all the changes that are a usual part of medicine. Research and technology play integral parts in these changes. Plus, you must always be prepared to help any patient in an emergency. Your certifications and regular [...]

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, 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 [...]