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New AHA Requirements for CPR Courses

It’s official. As of January 31, 2019, all CPR manikins used in American Heart Association (AHA) adult CPR courses must feature an instrumented directive feedback device (IDFD). Devices such as...

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Substance Abuse Simulations: Preparing Students for Compassionate Care

Addiction is defined by the American Psychiatric Association as, “a brain disease that is manifested by compulsive substance use despite harmful consequence.” Often an addicted person experiences...

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Winter Reading List for Nurse Educators

1. From Exhausted to Extraordinary: Strategies to Reverse Nurse Fatigue by Renee Thompson, DNP, RN, CMSRN

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The Benefits of Joining a Simulation-Related Networking Group

In the age of social networking abundance, with sites like LinkedIn and Twitter providing constant industry updates and opportunities to connect, it can seem as though all our professional...

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Respiratory Therapist Reflects on Communication, Education, and Simulation

This is an interview with Dani Wall, a respiratory therapist in the pulmonary department at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. 

Nicki Murff: What made you choose a career in respiratory...

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Role-Playing Medication Adherence Discussions

Poor medication adherence is an ongoing problem in the pharmacy industry. An overwhelming number of prescription medications are being taken incorrectly, and a 2014 study found that almost...

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What Students Should Know This Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States, and breast cancer is the second most deadly cancer among U.S. women. This October, take time to prepare your students for future...

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10 Ways Pocket Nurse Supports Simulation

1. SimPOW

Pocket Nurse® has been instrumental in the founding and success of the ever-growing Simulation Alliance of Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia (SimPOW), which was started a year ago...

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Cardiac Nurses as Patient Educators: 5 Methods

Cholesterol is a fat-like substance that performs certain essential functions, like nerve protection, cell tissue creation, and the creation of certain hormones. However, when a build-up of...

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Psoriasis Moulage How-To

Using moulage in your in-class simulations can be one of the best ways to prepare students for what to expect in their clinical positions. When students have the chance to encounter a situation...

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