Advanced hospitals run discovery simulations regularly to review internal processes. Discovery simulations identify complications in processes, resources, and knowledge. Once the problems are identified, supervisors are able to adjust processes to avoid medical errors.
Pocket Nurse is the industry leader in custom student health totes. Our totes are a must-have for students learning to apply skills in simulation labs.
Established in 1970, the mission of the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) is to develop and administer certification exams that measure the competency of emergency medical services (EMS) providers in the United States. Since most states require NREMT paramedic certification before they will issue a license to practice, the NREMT ...
Starting around kindergarten, children should start visiting an optometrist regularly for an annual eye exam. Prior to starting school, children may be screened by their daycare or preschool, or by a pediatrician at a well-child visit. Unless a parent is given notice about vision problems, a child is fine to wait to see an ophthalmologist or an ...
Insect bites are prevalent this time of the year, with many people enjoying time engaging in outdoor activities, increased travel, and relaxation outside. Bug repellant sprays are commonly used to reduce the risk of bug bites.
Getting thirsty on a hot summer day is a normal reaction. But dehydration can sneak up on you if you’re unusually busy or active, and don’t take a break to get some water.
More and more states and school districts are strengthening their vaccine policies in the wake of several outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases in recent years. Healthcare providers should be mindful of supporting parents, even if they first appear to be reluctant to vaccinate their children.
As Thomas Doyle, Chief Learning Officer (CLO) of SimCore Technologies, Inc., will tell you, simulation has only been around for twenty years. Now in its second decade, industry standards and techniques are improving at a breakneck pace. National conferences like SimGHOSTS, which I ...
As medical residents enter hospitals for their residency requirements, the challenges of making the transition from education to practice become obvious. Nurses can struggle this time of year, too, as they juggle to care for their patients and answer questions from resident interns.
Healthcare professionals regularly experience patients with mental health disorders. These interactions are frightening to young professionals, who may assume the patient is unpredictable and violent. However, these interactions are a crucial time to identify and counter mental illness.