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. [...]

20 03, 2020

Problems with Excessive Ventilation During ACLS

By |2020-03-20T12:51:19-07:00March 20th, 2020|ACLS, Advanced Nursing, Education|0 Comments

At some point in your career, you have probably dealt with a patient who was hyperventilating. This is generally referred to as respirations greater than 20 per minute. When respirations become much faster than that, oxygen levels drop and your patient begins to feel lightheaded or dizzy. However, even when your patient cannot control his [...]

13 03, 2020

The H’s and T’s of ACLS

By |2020-03-12T23:50:46-07:00March 13th, 2020|ACLS, Education|0 Comments

When treating any patient, it is important to recognize what underlying concerns could be causing the present issue. Not only will this help you decide upon the correct treatment method, but also it will help you treat your patient in a more time-conscious manner. This is particularly important when treating patients with life-threatening conditions. When [...]

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 [...]

22 01, 2020

Assisting with Tracheal Intubations

By |2020-01-21T18:42:28-08:00January 22nd, 2020|Education, Research|Comments Off on Assisting with Tracheal Intubations

While some patients have planned tracheal intubations as part of medical or surgical procedures, others are intubated during in-hospital codes or following some type of trauma that limits their ability to breathe on their own. With a tracheal intubation, a flexible tube is inserted down the throat and is placed far enough into the trachea [...]

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 [...]

11 12, 2019

What Is a Magnet Hospital and How Can Advanced Certifications Improve Magnet Status?

By |2019-12-05T18:54:49-08:00December 11th, 2019|Education, Research|Comments Off on What Is a Magnet Hospital and How Can Advanced Certifications Improve Magnet Status?

When it comes to choosing a hospital for yourself or for a family member, only the best should be deemed good enough. When it comes to finding a health care facility as a place of employment, the same is also true. There are many ways that hospitals are ranked these days and plenty of lists [...]

22 11, 2019

Tips for Rapid Triage Assessments in the Emergency Room

By |2019-11-21T13:44:56-08:00November 22nd, 2019|Advanced Nursing, Education, EMT Training, Research|Comments Off on Tips for Rapid Triage Assessments in the Emergency Room

Although triage is typically the emergency department position that most nurses dread, it is a vital role that ensures that the sickest patients get the fastest care. If you are ready to take your skills to the next level, study these tips for rapid and accurate triage assessments. Use a Proven Triage Assessment Tool Especially [...]

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 [...]

15 11, 2019

Top Scrub Brands for Nurses

By |2019-11-15T07:59:50-08:00November 15th, 2019|Education, Research|Comments Off on Top Scrub Brands for Nurses

A quick trip to a store that sells scrubs will show you that these garments are not as easy to purchase as you might think. Although they look a bit like pajamas on the outside, they must fulfill a far higher purpose than your lounge-wear does, and they must also be comfortable in every circumstance. [...]