Making Simulation Come to Life

At Pocket Nurse®, we make it our goal to enhance suitable learning environments for future healthcare professionals. As part of this responsibility, which we take very seriously, we make a point to attend trade shows that focus on nursing education, simulation in healthcare, EMS training, pharmacy education, and other areas of professional healthcare education. At Read More

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

Developing Diabetes Simulation for Education

Every November, National Diabetes Awareness Month is observed to raise awareness with individuals, health care professionals, organizations, and communities across the country who are directly or indirectly affected by this serious disease. The CDC reports in 2014 that 29.1 million people, or 9.3%, of the population has diabetes, with nearly 8.1 million people being undiagnosed. Read More

What the FDA Ban on Antibacterial Cleansers Means to Hand Hygiene in Healthcare

In healthcare settings, hand hygiene is the single most important measure for preventing the spread of infection. Healthcare-associated infections, including those caused by multi-drug-resistant organisms (MDRO), are a significant global problem and challenge within U.S. healthcare facilities in terms of morbidity, mortality, and cost. Antimicrobial agents play an important role in decreasing the incidence of Read More