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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 [...]

16 08, 2019

We Have New EMT B Training Classes Open, But Can You Cut It?

By |2019-10-31T12:22:36-07:00August 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 |2019-10-31T12:22:37-07:00July 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 |2019-10-31T12:22:37-07:00July 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 [...]