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11 10, 2019

Pros and Cons of Working “Only” Three Days Each Week

By |2019-10-06T14:44:38-07:00October 11th, 2019|Advanced Nursing, Career Programs, Education|Comments Off on Pros and Cons of Working “Only” Three Days Each Week

Today, the majority of nurses, particularly newly licensed nurses, end up working 12-hour shifts rather than the traditional 8-hour shift. This often makes staffing easier in hospitals, and hospital managers argue in favor of the great continuity of care for patients. However, even though some love the flexibility of the 12-hour shift, it is not [...]

4 09, 2019

Is Becoming a Phlebotomist Technician Right for You?

By |2019-09-03T23:02:53-07:00September 4th, 2019|Basic Life Support Articles, Career Programs, Education|Comments Off on Is Becoming a Phlebotomist Technician Right for You?

They’re everywhere. In almost every hospital setting, doctor’s office, walk-in clinic or Urgent Care, you’ll find them. They patiently wait with their empty vials and syringes until a new patient needs their blood drawn and tested. They’re phlebotomists, often quietly going about their business of helping save lives. […]

28 08, 2019

Becoming An Emergency Room Nurse: TNCC Certification

By |2019-08-27T21:07:34-07:00August 28th, 2019|Career Programs, Education|Comments Off on Becoming An Emergency Room Nurse: TNCC Certification

For health care professionals, the desire to better one’s practice is a constant thought in the back of one’s mind. Every nurse knows they have more to learn. Not only is it nearly impossible to remember every fact, but also medical knowledge is constantly changing and growing, requiring the nurse to continue growing at the [...]

31 07, 2019

EMT Certification Requirements

By |2019-07-26T10:48:33-07:00July 31st, 2019|Career Programs, EMT Training|Comments Off on EMT Certification Requirements

Working as an EMT can be incredibly rewarding if you long to help those who are unable to help themselves. As an EMT, you will provide health support to individuals of all ages who are not yet at the hospital. This could include stabilizing them, providing life-sustaining support and transporting them. Although many of your [...]

22 02, 2019

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

By |2019-02-22T07:52:06-07:00February 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. [...]

9 01, 2019

What’s the Difference Between a Paramedic and an EMT?

By |2019-09-19T23:51:46-07:00January 9th, 2019|Career Programs, Education, EMT Training|Comments Off on What’s the Difference Between a Paramedic and an EMT?

When you hear the words EMT and paramedic, you might immediately think of those people who hop out of the backs of ambulances to help individuals in emergency situations. However, an EMT is actually different from a paramedic. While both may occasionally do some of the same tasks, one has a bit more education, training, [...]

28 12, 2018

5 Tips for Passing Your ACLS Examination the First Time

By |2018-12-19T05:14:18-07:00December 28th, 2018|ACLS, Advanced Nursing, Career Programs|Comments Off on 5 Tips for Passing Your ACLS Examination the First Time

It can be scary to take an Advanced Cardiac Life Support class for the first time. You may feel totally out of your element and may feel as if you know less than any of the others around you. While these feelings of low confidence are normal, you can do some things yourself to improve [...]

17 10, 2018

How to Prevent Urinary Tract Infections in the Elderly

By |2018-10-09T20:41:37-07:00October 17th, 2018|Advanced Nursing, Career Programs, Classes, Education|Comments Off on How to Prevent Urinary Tract Infections in the Elderly

In this week’s edition of the Heartbeat Blog, we will continue our discussion on urinary tract infections, also known as UTIs. Our upcoming lecture series “Urinary Tract Infections in the Elderly” begins soon, so don’t forget to check our CNA courses to see when it’s up. […]

10 10, 2018

Helping Patients with Urinary Tract Infections

By |2018-10-09T20:41:46-07:00October 10th, 2018|Advanced Nursing, Career Programs, Classes, Education|Comments Off on Helping Patients with Urinary Tract Infections

In this week’s edition of the Heartbeat Blog, we will begin a discussion on urinary tract infections as a precursor to our upcoming lecture series on “The CNA role in identifying patients at risk for a UTI.” […]

12 09, 2018

Promoting Heart Health and Understanding Heart Disease

By |2018-09-12T06:18:26-07:00September 12th, 2018|Career Programs, Classes, Education|Comments Off on Promoting Heart Health and Understanding Heart Disease

In this week’s edition of the Heartbeat Blog, we will continue to discuss our upcoming lecture series on “Assisting Residents with Heart Disease and Promoting Heart Health.” Today’s discussion will focus on helping us understand the meaning of heart disease. Heart Disease: Is it a Disease? According to the CDC, heart disease is the leading cause [...]