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Using Formative Scenarios to Reinforce EMS Skills and Behavior

Realistic formative and summative scenarios are how we in EMS education fulfill the mantra, “Train like we fight.” Formative scenarios reinforce the learning process with perfect practice by...

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Cardiac Rehabilitation: 5 Tips for Heart Health

Every year, about 735,000 Americans have a heart attack, with about 525,000 of those being a first heart attack. More alarmingly, 210,000 heart attacks annually happen in a person who has already...

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Customer Testimonial: Responsive Service, Evolving Solutions

The face of healthcare changes continually. New technology, advancements, and clinical processes all support the goals of creating a better patient experience, improving patients’ health, and...

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How to Assess and Treat Cyanide Poisoning

Once the tool of assassins and murderers, cyanide is now a highly regulated drug. However, while cyanide is hard to obtain for any type of political intrigue or anonymous poisoning (think of the...

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Simulated Heart Sounds: Learning to Listen

Accurate auscultation – or listening to heart sounds, and sounds from other organs including the lungs, with a stethoscope – is a basic skill, yet also comes with challenges. Auscultation helps...

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Improving Patient Safety in EMS with Simulation

Although patient safety hasn’t been studied as much in EMS as in nursing and pharmacy (for example), it is becoming a focus in EMS and EMS education now. Educational challenges that exist can be...

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4 Buzzwords for Simulation in 2018

Conferences are a wonderful opportunity to meet and talk with colleagues and industry experts. The International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) collects the expertise of healthcare... Read More

Preventing Cervical Cancer and Promoting Cervical Health

Each year, more than 12,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer. Teaching students, educators, healthcare providers, and women how to prevent and treat it, and promote...

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The Importance of Blood Donation

The only source of blood for patients who need a transfusion is a generous blood donor. Blood cannot be made or manufactured outside of the body.

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What is Medical-Surgical Nursing?

Medical-surgical nursing, also called med-surg nursing, is the largest nursing specialty in the United States. The majority of med-surg nurses work in a hospital caring for adult patients who are...

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