The foundation of healthcare simulation is patient safety. In the not-so-distant past, students learned primarily from lectures and textbooks, with a smattering of skills practice before being ushered into the clinical setting and assigned a real, live patient to apply what they had learned. By introducing hands-on training in the safety of a simulation ...
Managers share an important role with Human Resources professionals to ensure their team and company are remaining compliant with numerous employment laws.
In 2004, the Demo Dose® Simulated Medication brand was created to provide educators with a tool to teach medication administration and management. It fits in perfectly with the vision at Pocket Nurse®, which is to improve educational experiences and outcomes by providing simulation solutions.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that demand for Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) will rise at an annual rate of 17 percent through 2024. As the population in the United States ages, demand for personal care nurses will increase radically.
Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable disease, disability, and death in the United States. Fortunately, smoking and tobacco use have declined since the mid-1960s, but they are still putting people, including children, at risk for preventable conditions.
Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in the United States, and the second leading cause of cancer-related death in men in the United States. An estimated $11.9 billion is spent each year on prostate cancer treatment.
Up until about the 1950s, compounding pharmacies were typical in communities across America. Medications were made locally by compounding techniques – most of which still exist. Today, most medications are mass produced by major pharmaceutical companies, which is quicker, less expensive, and gets medication to more people.
Ongoing shortages in nursing require creativity in attracting and hiring personnel. It is critical to get the right hire on board; the cost of replacing an employee is between one and a half to three times the base salary. A new hire is expensive in terms of time, both time to hire and time for the employee to become familiar with the work environment ...
The main challenges facing military medics are expertise and time. Making it easier for them to learn through simulation is one reason Pocket Nurse has teamed up with BMK Ventures.