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Are You Ready for USP 800?

The United States Pharmacopeial Convention’s Chapter 800 (USP 800) provides guidance for personnel handling of hazardous drugs; it was published in February of 2016, and will become effective in...

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7 Innovations from EMSWorld Expo

Healthcare experiences exponential technological improvements each year. In order to prepare students for their clinical rotations and entry-level positions, simulation must advance just as...

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Evidence in Simulation-Based Learning Experiences: An Umbrella Review

A recent issue of Clinical simulation in Nursing featured an article about the evidence in simulation-based learning experiences (SBLE) in nursing education and practice. The proposed purpose of...

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The Importance of Teaching Breast Self-Examination (BSE)

About 1 in 8 American women (approximately 12 percent) will develop invasive breast cancer. (The rates for men are 1 in 1,000, or less than 1 percent.) Breast cancer is usually discovered in one...

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Moulage: Where Cosmetics and Healthcare Education Meet

This is an interview with Maria Border, Instructor of Workforce Education and Development at Penn State University. Most nurse educators will tell you there isn’t much room for creativity in their...

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EMS Students Are Getting a Brand New Bag

Pictured above, left: Original First in Bag module (01-44-0115); right top: Demo Dose® simulated medications module; right bottom: airway module for First in Bag. The modules come fully stocked....

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True or False? Facts about Colds and Flu

Many common myths and misconceptions surround the common cold and the flu (influenza). Knowing the facts will help you, your students, and your patients feel better this cold and flu season.

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Moulage: Evidence Based, Best Practice for Immersive Learning

 

Bobbie Merica, CEO and Founder of Moulage Concepts Inc.
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8 Ways to Improve Patient Assessment Skills

Patient assessment is a very important skill every EMS professional will use. The National EMS Education Standards, Emergency Medical Technician instructional guidelines devote a significant...

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