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Seriousness in Simulation: Simulated Participants

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...

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Top 5 Employment Law Matters Managers Should Know

Managers share an important role with Human Resources professionals to ensure their team and company are remaining compliant with numerous employment laws.

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3 Arguments to Make for Using Demo Dose

In 1998, Demo Dose® Simulated Medication was created to provide educators with a tool to teach medication administration and management. It fits in perfectly with the vision at Pocket Nurse®,...

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Learning for Nursing Assistants

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...

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Improving Health by Quitting Smoking

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...

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Simulations to Evaluate Prostate Health

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...

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Compounding Techniques for the Simulation Lab

Posted on June 8, 2017 by Dawn Mangine

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...

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Hiring for Your Simulation Lab

Posted on June 6, 2017 by Guest Poster

Ongoing shortages in nursing require creativity in attracting and hiring personnel. It is critical to get the right hire onboard; the cost of replacing an employee is between one and a half to three...

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Addressing the Challenges of Military Medics

Posted on June 2, 2017 by Tina Greiff

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.

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