One out of 20 people will suffer a cardiac arrest in their lifetime; fewer than 25 percent of people are prepared to jump into action to help that person survive the event.
A healthcare-associated infection (HAI) is an infection that results from germs entering a patient’s body as the result of their medical care. HAIs can be associated with the use of invasive medical devices, such as catheters or ventilators, or can occur at surgical sites.
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 conversations about breast cancer with patients – and remind everyone in the classroom of the importance of their own breast health.
Simulation has seen many milestones and advances over the years. In a 2013 NCSBN multi-simulation national study, evidence was presented to show that nursing education can substitute clinical time with simulation without harming the educational outcome and learning aspect for the students. It’s not only colleges and universities that can benefit from ...
Childhood obesity in the United States is a serious issue. For children and adolescents aged 2 to 19 years, obesity rates are about 17 percent, or about 12.7 million children and adolescents – including a prevalence of 8.9 percent among 2- to 5-year-olds. Childhood obesity disproportionally affects children from low-income families.