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13 09, 2019

Tips and Solutions for Nurse Burnout

By |2019-09-13T10:47:38-07:00September 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 [...]

11 09, 2019

What Is NRP Certification? | Learning Your Healthcare Certifications

By |2019-09-10T13:51:49-07:00September 11th, 2019|Education, Neonatal|Comments Off on What Is NRP Certification? | Learning Your Healthcare Certifications

As a neonatal care provider, you know just how fragile these young lives are. While many of your newborn patients thrive outside the womb, others struggle to live, having been born too early or born with life-threatening complications. While Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support certificate programs teach you how to care for [...]

6 09, 2019

CEN Review: Getting Your Certified Emergency Nurse Exam Right the First Time

By |2019-09-05T20:30:11-07:00September 6th, 2019|Advanced Nursing, Education|Comments Off on CEN Review: Getting Your Certified Emergency Nurse Exam Right the First Time

If you have committed to a career in emergency room nursing, you may want to improve your skills and prove your dedication to your field with an additional certification. One of the best ways to do that is with a certification specifically geared to your daily work and knowledge level. The Certified Emergency Nurse Examination [...]

4 09, 2019

Is Becoming a Phlebotomist Technician Right for You?

By |2019-09-03T23:02:53-07:00September 4th, 2019|Basic Life Support Articles, Career Programs, Education|Comments Off on Is Becoming a Phlebotomist Technician Right for You?

They’re everywhere. In almost every hospital setting, doctor’s office, walk-in clinic or Urgent Care, you’ll find them. They patiently wait with their empty vials and syringes until a new patient needs their blood drawn and tested. They’re phlebotomists, often quietly going about their business of helping save lives. […]

30 08, 2019

Nursing Career 101: State Requirements for CEUs (Continuing Education Units)

By |2019-08-27T21:22:28-07:00August 30th, 2019|Advanced Nursing, Classes, Education|Comments Off on Nursing Career 101: State Requirements for CEUs (Continuing Education Units)

While nearly any nurse will tell you how important continuing education is to a healthy nursing practice, not all states have the same requirements. In fact, most states differ dramatically from nearby states in their requirements. Therefore, as soon as you receive your initial license, you must know what you will have to do in [...]

28 08, 2019

Becoming An Emergency Room Nurse: TNCC Certification

By |2019-08-27T21:07:34-07:00August 28th, 2019|Career Programs, Education|Comments Off on Becoming An Emergency Room Nurse: TNCC Certification

For health care professionals, the desire to better one’s practice is a constant thought in the back of one’s mind. Every nurse knows they have more to learn. Not only is it nearly impossible to remember every fact, but also medical knowledge is constantly changing and growing, requiring the nurse to continue growing at the [...]

23 08, 2019

Best Shoes for Nurses: Top Recommended Nursing Shoes

By |2019-08-22T23:58:56-07:00August 23rd, 2019|Advanced Nursing|Comments Off on Best Shoes for Nurses: Top Recommended Nursing Shoes

No matter where they work, all nurses end up spending much of each day on their feet. Whether they are standing in the operating room, running up and down hallways or speeding around the emergency room, nurses’ feet end up taking quite a beating. To cut down on foot strain, aches and pains that can [...]

21 08, 2019

The Basics of Continuing Education for Nurses and Why You Need CEUs

By |2019-08-22T04:36:19-07:00August 21st, 2019|Advanced Nursing, Education|Comments Off on The Basics of Continuing Education for Nurses and Why You Need CEUs

When you graduate from nursing school, you may believe your education is at an end and you can spend the rest of your career simply caring for your patients. However, because health care is a rapidly changing field with plenty of new research and technology entering it every year, you must constantly keep up 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 [...]

9 08, 2019

Useful Apps for Medical Professionals

By |2019-08-09T10:48:12-07:00August 9th, 2019|Advanced Nursing, Education|Comments Off on Useful Apps for Medical Professionals

While your own medical knowledge is essential to treating your patients well for the best outcomes, today there are plenty of great online resources translated into apps that can make your daily work easier than ever. Apps can help you check your knowledge to make sure you are not guessing, help you diagnose patients quickly, [...]