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Women in EMS: Leaugeay Barnes

Leaugeay Barnes, educator, writer, and experienced paramedic, was kind enough to talk to us about her career in Emergency Medical Services for Women’s History Month. Thanks for taking some time!

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Breaking Barriers: Mary Elizabeth Carnegie

Mary Elizabeth Carnegie (April 19, 1916, to February 20, 2008) was a nursing educator and author who worked tirelessly for the cause of African American nurses. She was the first black nurse to...

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Patient-Centered Diabetes Education

Diabetes is a disease that can affect anyone at any time. Our bodies need and use glucose to fuel our cells, but certain conditions reduce cell access or ability to use glucose properly. If the...

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3 Funding Challenges Facing Simulation Programs at Community Colleges (and Ways to Solve Them)

This information is from the white paper Challenges of Implementing Healthcare Simulation in Community Colleges. Any quoted percentages are from the surveyed institutions. For more information, or...

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Ask-a-Nurse Seeks to Address Simulation-Related Queries

Simulation in education is still a young field, although it’s been rapidly adopted in nursing programs, EMS training programs, and other allied health educational programs over the past 10 years....

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HR for Healthcare

Human resource (HR) teams play important roles in the success of healthcare organizations. HR enhances the delivery of excellent patient care through the management of an organization’s most...

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EMS Patient Safety Goals: Bariatric Patients

A current and on-going challenge in the area of patient safety is the transport and treatment of bariatric patients. EMS providers are on the front lines of this issue, and EMS education should...

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8 Signs of Autism to Teach Healthcare Providers

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a developmental disability that is estimated to currently effect 1 in 68 children. Children and adults with ASD do not have a visible disability, which can make...

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Clara Barton and the American Red Cross

Born in 1821 in North Oxford, Massachusetts, Clara Barton became an educator before discovering her calling during the American Civil War. The start of the war found Barton in Washington, D.C.,...

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