Auscultation, which is the science of listening to sounds from the heart, lung, and other organs, is a basic and important skill for healthcare professionals. Yet, study after study shows that healthcare professionals are only able to identify a small percentage of heart sounds. How can instructors bridge this gap?
A career in healthcare can have many stressful moments. Some healthcare professionals must deal with stress on a daily – even hourly -- basis. Yet students in healthcare programs get very little experience in dealing with career stressors.
Healthcare providers and educators have a new challenge facing them: The Wuhan Coronavirus. Let’s look at some information about the virus and talk about way to educate students and providers to protect themselves.
The statistics on chronic pain in the United States are staggering. In 2016, an estimated 20.4 percent of U.S. adults had chronic pain and 8 percent of U.S. adults had high-impact chronic pain.
The World Health Organization (WHO) endorses naming 2020 The Year of the Nurse and Midwife in order to advance the vital role of nursing to transform health care around the world. According to Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of WHO, nurses are the “bridges” of health care, serving as a crucial link between communities where they serve ...