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20 03, 2019

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

By |2019-03-20T00:06:04-08:00March 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 [...]

15 03, 2019

What Is Pediatric Advanced Life Support?

By |2019-03-15T07:52:48-08:00March 15th, 2019|Advanced Nursing, Education|Comments Off on What Is Pediatric Advanced Life Support?

You know you have to complete an approved health care training program and pass a licensing examination before you can receive a certification or license in your state to practice medicine as a doctor, nurse or other health care professional. However, you may not be aware of just how much extra certifications can help you [...]

13 03, 2019

Who Can Benefit from a Neonatal Resuscitation Program?

By |2019-03-12T20:07:35-08:00March 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 |2019-03-08T10:02:19-08:00March 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 [...]

6 03, 2019

What You Need to Know to Be an EMT

By |2019-02-26T20:22:18-08:00March 6th, 2019|EMT Training|Comments Off on What You Need to Know to Be an EMT

Although being an EMT is often thought of as an entry-level position to prepare you to be a paramedic or to get further into an advanced health care field, it should be seen as a smart and fulfilling use of your time and skills as well. The job itself is in high demand as medical [...]

1 03, 2019

Surprising Careers for Which You Must Be BLS Certified

By |2019-02-26T20:14:34-08:00March 1st, 2019|Basic Life Support, Classes, Education|Comments Off on Surprising Careers for Which You Must Be BLS Certified

If you are planning on being a nurse one day, you know that you will have to hold a Basic Life Support certification, or BLS certification. After all, your employer needs to know that you can give life-saving help to your patients at the drop of a hat. However, it may surprise you to learn [...]

27 02, 2019

Every Second Matters: How TNCC Certification Will Improve Your Practice

By |2019-02-22T09:35:56-08:00February 27th, 2019|Advanced Nursing|Comments Off on Every Second Matters: How TNCC Certification Will Improve Your Practice

As an emergency room nurse, you know that every second matters in the life of your patients. Whether they have pain, are bleeding or are in shock, they require your care and your quick thinking skills to make it through this trial. With a TNCC certification, you’ll be able to respond faster and with more [...]

22 02, 2019

Wanting to Become a Nurse? Know When to Become BLS Certified

By |2019-02-22T07:52:06-08:00February 22nd, 2019|Career Programs|Comments Off on Wanting to Become a Nurse? Know When to Become BLS Certified

With health care remaining a hot field for new graduates, many are turning to nursing and other related fields for their first or second careers. This is a rewarding career and often one that pays quite well. Plus, it is poised to grow in the next decades as the Baby Boomer generation continues to age. [...]

20 02, 2019

Get Continuing Education Hours with Health Care Recertification Courses

By |2019-02-19T18:53:41-08:00February 20th, 2019|Advanced Nursing, Classes, Education|Comments Off on Get Continuing Education Hours with Health Care Recertification Courses

The beauty of an education in a health care-related field is that it is never complete. You will constantly be learning something new. The reasons for this are many, but most particularly, you will need to continue your education to keep up-to-date with new research findings and changes in practice, and to ensure that you [...]

15 02, 2019

The New Emphasis on the Suspected Opioid Overdose Emergency Algorithm

By |2019-02-05T17:58:23-08:00February 15th, 2019|Advanced Nursing, Education|Comments Off on The New Emphasis on the Suspected Opioid Overdose Emergency Algorithm

Part of any ACLS training these days or even BLS training for that matter is an emphasis on recognizing and treating opioid overdoses. Nearly every urban and even rural area across the country has been affected by this epidemic in some way, leaving health care practitioners feeling at loose ends for how to address it. [...]