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Opioid Training for EMS that Goes Beyond the Call

The use, overuse, and abuse of opioids in the United States is a multifaceted issue that emergency medical services (EMS) face. Although the media has spotlighted the negative impact of opioid...

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CTE Programs and the Healthcare Industry

Educators, in all fields of education, support their students in a variety of ways in order to allow their students’ career goals to come to fruition. One type of supporting educational system...

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Celebrating a Four-Million Strong Profession

Each year, May 6 to May 12 marks National Nurses Week. The celebration always concludes on the date of Florence Nightingale's birthday, which is May 12.

This week is a special time for the nursing...

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Pros and Cons of Running Unexpected Death Scenarios

Posted on May 2, 2019 by Dawn Mangine

Medical errors – including errors made by doctors, nurses, EMS personnel, and pharmacists – are the third largest cause of death in the United States.1 Healthcare professionals, regardless of how...

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3 Questions to Determine the Right Medication Management System for Simulation

When a school is considering automated medication dispensing cabinets or carts (ADCs) for use in simulation education, they typically want to use the type of ADCs that are found in their local...

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3 Reasons to Use Wearable Tech in Simulation

The use of standardized participants (SPs), also called simulated patients, is enhanced when SPs are outfitted with trainers that can be manipulated as if they were real parts of a body. The use...

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Creating a Complete Simulation for Overdose Recovery

While the proper administration of Narcan (generic name: naloxone) is important to teach first responders, a new delivery system of the drug that reverses an opioid overdose is available for...

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Autism Spectrum Disorder Screening and Diagnosis Tools

The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is funding a multi-year study to help identify factors that may put children at risk for autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The Study to Explore...

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Multiple Sclerosis Awareness for the Classroom

According to the National MS Society, about one million people over the age of 18 in the United States live with a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS). World-wide, the estimate is about 2.3...

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Decoding Code Drug Packaging Colors

Greg Whiteley is a retired Dallas firefighter/paramedic, respiratory therapist, and flight medic who works with Eagle Life Saving in Allen, Texas. He is also an EMS educator, and one of the things...

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