13 12, 2019

Grieving and Coping After a Patient Death

By |2019-12-30T13:10:25-08:00December 13th, 2019|Nurses Corner, Research|Comments Off on Grieving and Coping After a Patient Death

Coping with the death of a patient is a topic that is very rarely discussed among health care professionals, yet it is an important one that affects your day-to-day stress levels and perception of success. Dealing poorly with death can lead to more perceived stress in your work and may lead to burnout over time. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

4 12, 2019

Can You Be Sued for Giving First Aid?

By |2019-12-04T07:31:12-08:00December 4th, 2019|Basic Life Support Articles, Research|Comments Off on Can You Be Sued for Giving First Aid?

In an emergency situation, your first thought is most likely going to focus on anyone who has sustained life-threatening injuries. Rushing to provide help is usually an impulse that most people have. However, after the fact, you may be concerned about whether you could be held legally responsible for the quality of care that you [...]

27 11, 2019

What Does Intuition Have to Do with Smart Health Care?

By |2019-11-21T18:41:39-08:00November 27th, 2019|Advanced Nursing, Research|Comments Off on What Does Intuition Have to Do with Smart Health Care?

Intuition is defined as the ability to figure something out immediately without having to reason your way through it. As a consumer, you have probably found yourself knowing immediately whether something was a good purchase or whether it would fail in its promises. As a patient, you may have recognized when something was wrong with [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

30 10, 2019

What Is a Career as a Phlebotomist Like?

By |2020-03-29T18:55:11-07:00October 30th, 2019|Career Programs, Research|Comments Off on What Is a Career as a Phlebotomist Like?

Among the many health care careers available to men and women of all ages today, many individuals fail to consider phlebotomy, a unique hands-on career that requires plenty of interaction with patients. Although a phlebotomist’s job is incredibly important especially for critical or emergency care, it does not come with the same amount of stress [...]

23 10, 2019

What Is the Good Samaritan Law?

By |2019-12-30T12:53:51-08:00October 23rd, 2019|Research|Comments Off on What Is the Good Samaritan Law?

Now that you are a trained medical professional, you should be ready to provide health care in and out of the hospital or clinic. However, providing CPR and other emergency care when away from a medical setting can feel scary and may leave you wondering if you could get in trouble if the outcome is [...]

16 10, 2019

Fall in Love with Your First Nursing Job by Choosing the Right One

By |2019-12-30T13:13:44-08:00October 16th, 2019|Career Programs, Nurses Corner, Research|Comments Off on Fall in Love with Your First Nursing Job by Choosing the Right One

While choosing nursing as your career may have been a simple decision, your choice of nursing specialization may not be so easy. After all, there are dozens of areas where you can work in any health care organization as well as numerous specialty organizations that offer home health and hospice care. You could even put [...]

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