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Trauma Center Simulation Solutions

Posted on May 31, 2017 by Guest Poster

While emergency rooms can take care of most health emergencies and injuries, an ER (or ED, for emergency department) with an integrated trauma center increases the level of care and chances of...

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EMS Scenario Solutions for Under $25

Posted on May 25, 2017 by Dawn Mangine

In honor of EMS Week and our 25th anniversary as a medical education supply provider, we’ve pulled a short list of EMS scenario solutions for under $25, all available at the Pocket Nurse website....

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EMS: Staying Safe and Strong

Posted on May 23, 2017 by Guest Poster

Since 1973, EMS practitioners have been critical component of emergency medicine and the public health safety net.

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Simulation Helps in Home Care

Posted on May 18, 2017 by Beth Telesz

More and more patient care is happening in the home, requiring active parent and family member education. Many times, patients seek to return home after treatment in a hospital, and family members...

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Simulators to Make Childbirth Safer

Posted on May 16, 2017 by Guest Poster

Every year in the United States 700 to 900 women die from pregnancy or childbirth related causes. American women are more than three times as likely as Canadian women to die in the maternal...

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Nursing in 2017: Expanding Roles and Responsibilities

Posted on May 11, 2017 by Guest Poster

Demand for New Nursing Roles

As more hospitals face budget cuts and staff shortages, and HCAHPS scores are becoming more important for reimbursement, nurses’ roles in the hospital setting are...

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Nursing the Nurses: Avoiding Burnout is Key to Optimal Patient Outcomes

Posted on May 9, 2017 by Dawn Mangine

Not everyone is cut out for the hard work of being a nurse. This week is a great time to recognize nurses for all they do in the healthcare community and their role in patient safety. It is...

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Educate Rapid Response Teams on Marathon Injuries

Posted on May 4, 2017 by Evan Stiger

As the weather warms up, recreational activities move outdoors. Marathons, for example, pose challenges for emergency response professionals tasked with supervising runner health.

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Stock Simulated Medication, Not Sweets

Posted on May 2, 2017 by Dawn Mangine

Using candy as a stand-in for simulated medication in educational scenarios is risky and unprofessional. It puts patients at risk if healthcare professionals don’t recognize and understand the...

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