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25 03, 2020

Healthcare Certifications: Do I Have to Have Hands-on Training?

By |2020-03-20T12:58:29-07:00March 25th, 2020|Advanced Nursing, Career Programs, Classes, Education|0 Comments

Today, training for nearly any job or learning for any class can take a variety of forms. While lectures were once de rigueur for most of those studying for health care professions, students and professionals can now find a myriad of ways to learn about up-and-coming research, hone their life-saving skills and advance their careers. [...]

5 02, 2020

How to Pass Your PALS Certification the First Time

By |2020-03-01T20:40:02-08:00February 5th, 2020|Advanced Nursing, Classes|Comments Off on How to Pass Your PALS Certification the First Time

Whether or not PALS certification is a requirement on your unit, you'll find this class and examination gives you greater knowledge of emergency care for your pediatric patients and greater confidence in your everyday work. However, you probably know how in-depth these classes go and how stressful the scenarios and megacodes can become. These tips will help you pass your PALS assessment the first time so that you can quickly become a certified provider.

24 01, 2020

The Rewards of a Phlebotomy Career

By |2020-03-29T18:55:11-07:00January 24th, 2020|Career Programs, Classes|Comments Off on The Rewards of a Phlebotomy Career

A career in health care can be quite rewarding, but it can be hard to know where to start. You may not be sure if a career as a registered nurse or medical doctor is right for you if you have not yet dipped your toes into the waters of the medical world. One way [...]

10 01, 2020

Differences Between TNCC and CEN Certifications

By |2019-12-19T23:48:20-08:00January 10th, 2020|Classes, Education, Research|Comments Off on Differences Between TNCC and CEN Certifications

Extra certifications help to set you apart in your health care job, allowing you to take on more leadership roles as you continue to grow in your confidence and knowledge levels in the process. Certifications also provide you with extra credibility if you are looking for a new job or hoping to step into a [...]

3 01, 2020

Improve Your Workplace Environment: Improve Your Job Satisfaction

By |2019-12-30T13:07:58-08:00January 3rd, 2020|Advanced Nursing, Classes, Nurses Corner, Research|Comments Off on Improve Your Workplace Environment: Improve Your Job Satisfaction

Job satisfaction is at an all-time high this year according to The Conference Board, a non-profit research group. In 2019, 54 percent of surveyed workers said they were happy in their jobs, which was up from the 49 percent measured several years ago. These higher numbers today can generally be linked back to improved job [...]

18 12, 2019

Focus on the Whys of Your Job During Your Next Rough Day

By |2019-12-30T13:10:12-08:00December 18th, 2019|Advanced Nursing, Classes, Nurses Corner, Research|Comments Off on Focus on the Whys of Your Job During Your Next Rough Day

A rough day on the job may lead you to pull a pint of ice cream from the freezer in the evening. However, a string of rough weeks and months may be causing you to rethink why you even chose your health care career in the first place. After all, the long hours, stressful work [...]

6 12, 2019

Initial ECGs Help Catch Early Myocardial Infarctions

By |2019-12-05T13:19:06-08:00December 6th, 2019|Advanced Nursing, Classes, Research|Comments Off on Initial ECGs Help Catch Early Myocardial Infarctions

Heart disease a major problem in the United States, killing over 350,000 people every year. A myocardial infarction is an acute form of coronary artery disease that occurs when the arteries that are to feed the heart muscle with oxygen-rich blood become clogged. Myocardial infarctions, or heart attacks, vary in degree based on how much [...]

20 11, 2019

How Do Bundled Advanced Life Support Classes Work?

By |2019-11-20T08:17:42-08:00November 20th, 2019|Advanced Nursing, Classes, Education|Comments Off on How Do Bundled Advanced Life Support Classes Work?

As you get started in your health care career, it may seem easiest for you to take each certification class only when needed or required by your employer. After all, it can be difficult to think too far into the future as a new graduate. However, at Project Heartbeat, we are excited to offer several [...]

18 10, 2019

Enjoy a Rewarding Career as an EMT

By |2019-10-31T12:22:36-07:00October 18th, 2019|Classes, EMT Training|Comments Off on Enjoy a Rewarding Career as an EMT

For many, their first foray into the medical field is by way of a paramedic or an EMT position. The EMT occupies the entry-level emergency health care position, which requires far fewer hours of training than a paramedic must receive. However, this training can give individuals basic life-saving skills and can help them know if [...]

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 [...]