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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 [...]

7 08, 2019

Stay on Your Toes When Responding to a Pediatric Code

By |2019-08-06T16:09:38-07:00August 7th, 2019|Classes, Neonatal|Comments Off on Stay on Your Toes When Responding to a Pediatric Code

If you work with the pediatric population in your health care organization, you know just how fragile their health can be when they are already ill. Just the smallest change can spell disaster for them, leaving their precious lives hanging in the balance. In the hospital, when cardiopulmonary arrest is called on the pediatric unit, [...]

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 [...]

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 Articles, Classes, CPR Training Articles, 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. [...]

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 [...]

1 03, 2019

Surprising Careers for Which You Must Be BLS Certified

By |2019-02-26T20:14:34-07:00March 1st, 2019|Basic Life Support Articles, 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 [...]

20 02, 2019

Get Continuing Education Hours with Health Care Recertification Courses

By |2019-02-19T18:53:41-07:00February 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 [...]

8 02, 2019

5 Top Tips for Learning Your ACLS Algorithms

By |2019-06-24T13:28:32-07:00February 8th, 2019|ACLS, Classes, Education|Comments Off on 5 Top Tips for Learning Your ACLS Algorithms

Are you feeling stressed and nervous about your upcoming ACLS examination? You are certainly not alone. Nearly every person who has taken this test will admit to feeling at least some nerves as they prepped for the final examination and the mega code. However, the key for most people is to have the algorithm well-memorized. [...]

14 12, 2018

EKG Rhythms: Not for Doctors’ Eyes Only

By |2018-12-14T06:31:13-07:00December 14th, 2018|ACLS, Classes, Education|Comments Off on EKG Rhythms: Not for Doctors’ Eyes Only

One of the most elusive skills for clinicians is learning to read EKGs. Even those who learn to recognize textbook examples at the drop of a hat may suddenly find themselves stumped in a real-life situation. You see, as with many things in the medical world, not all EKG patterns follow textbook examples. However, this [...]