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Healthy Simulation: A Medical Simulation Resource Relaunches with New Features

The newly redeveloped healthcare simulation resource website HealthySimulation.com has launched! The website, newsletter, and branding have all been updated (check out the new logo!), and the site has gotten new functionality. HealthcareSimulation.com is ready to better serve you the latest in medical simulation news, product information, conference coverage, research highlights, tutorial insights, and more! The Read More

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The History of CPR Manikin Little Anne

Usually one gets to know a little bit about someone before pressing their lips up against theirs. But how many of the over 300 million people who have been “mouth to mouth” with Little Anne, also known as Resusci Anne, know her background? In 1960, Dr. Bjorn Lind and Dr. Peter Safar approached Asmund S. Read More

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Ethical Principles in Nursing Education

The National League for Nursing (NLN) has developed ethical principles for nursing education programs, based on the NLN core values of caring, integrity, diversity, and excellence. Nurse educators are responsible for developing the next generation of nurses, and instilling the values of caring, collaborative learning and ethical standards of practice. The values and ethical principles Read More

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Sepsis Awareness Aims to Save Lives

Sepsis is the body’s overwhelming response to infection. It is life-threatening, and can lead to tissue damage, organ failure, and death. However, sepsis is preventable and treatable in most cases using existing protocols. Arm yourself and your students with what you need to know to deal with this condition. Sepsis is the: Number one cause Read More

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Impact of Natural Disasters on Healthcare Responders

In times of natural disasters, of course healthcare responders, from volunteers, EMS, and nurses, are going to be on call. Are you preparing your students for healthcare challenges that come with flooding, hurricanes, earthquakes, and other disasters? Health Concerns During Natural Disasters Contaminated water can spread disease, as can sheltering with large groups. Stomach viruses, Read More

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3 Discovery Simulation Practices that Can Benefit Education Programs

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. Sometimes, facilities use discovery simulations only after an error is made in order to determine the cause. Unfortunately, this method of Read More

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20 Reasons to Buy Student Health Totes from Pocket Nurse

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. 1. A dedicated totes team: We have a special customer service team that deals exclusively with Student Health Totes orders. These specialists understand the process of ordering totes best, and Read More

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Changes to the NREMT Exam: A White Paper

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 exams are high-stakes Read More

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Preventing Vision Problems in Children

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 Read More