Brianna Banachoski, RN, is a nurse in the Hematology and Cellular Therapy Unit at West Penn Hospital.* She identifies as a lesbian, and uses she/her pronouns. She is also a cancer survivor; she has been in remission from non-Hodgkins lymphoma since 2016. Banachoski’s experience as a nursing student and nurse was colored by her identity and her cancer ...
With the class of 2019 prepared to enter post-secondary education and the workforce, many are looking for a stable career that offers opportunity and growth. Becoming a pharmacy technician is a good option. Job growth in this field is expected to increase by 20 percent through 2022.
June is Men’s Health Month, and the goal of spotlighting men’s health is to encourage prevention and early detection for health issues that affect men and boys in greater numbers. Men are less likely to seek health care in general, which can have a negative impact on outcomes.
A phrase that we keep encountering as we research and write about simulation is “cognitive load.”
For students, cognitive load means the point at which there is so much information, they are no longer learning. In layperson terms, cognitive load means TMI – too much information! Our brains are only capable of absorbing so much at a time.