How the ACA Affects Nurses

How the ACA Affects Nurses

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has helped millions of people obtain health coverage, and the number of total enrollees is only going to increase. While you may be covered under employer health insurance plans, you should consider how the ACA will impact your career as a nurse. Demand For Registered Nurses Surges. The nursing shortage ... Read More
 
10 Life-Changing Moments in Nursing

10 Life-Changing Moments in Nursing

10 Life-Changing Moments in Nursing by Mackenzie Thompson Life Saver, NHCPS posted on Nov 3, 2016, at 4:52 pm Share There is not a go-to source for life-changing moments in nursing because they vary heavily from person to person. They can involve family members, patients of any age or working with ... Read More
 
Career Options for New Grads With a BSN

Career Options for New Grads With a BSN

Career Options for New Grads With a BSN by Mackenzie Thompson Life Saver, NHCPS posted on Nov 3, 2016, at 4:52 pm Share New graduates with a BSN have many options when it comes to specific career types. While working as a registered nurse, recent graduates can explore advanced degrees, work ... Read More
 
Buy One, Give One Away: Gift a Course with our Holiday BOGO

Buy One, Give One Away: Gift a Course with our Holiday BOGO

Buy One, Give One Away: Gift a Course with our Holiday BOGO by Mackenzie Thompson Life Saver, NHCPS posted on Nov 3, 2016, at 4:52 pm Share ‘Tis the season of giving! Why not make an impact with your gift giving this year? You and your friend or family member can ... Read More
 
Giving Back to the Community as a Nurse on World AIDS Day

Giving Back to the Community as a Nurse on World AIDS Day

Giving Back to the Community as a Nurse on World AIDS Day by Mackenzie Thompson Life Saver, NHCPS posted on Nov 3, 2016, at 4:52 pm Share December 1, 2016 is World AIDS Day. More than 1.2 million people in the U.S. and more than 36.7 million people around the globe ... Read More
 
ThanksLiving Course Giveaway: Get your FREE Certification

ThanksLiving Course Giveaway: Get your FREE Certification

ThanksLiving Course Giveaway: Get your FREE Certification by Mackenzie Thompson Life Saver, NHCPS posted on Nov 3, 2016, at 4:52 pm Share It’s November, a month to give thanks and celebrate the life all around us, and we want to do just that. National Health Care Provider Solutions has worked alongside ... Read More
 
Differences Between Category 2 and Category 1 CME Credits

Differences Between Category 2 and Category 1 CME Credits

As a physician, you are required to maintain licensure in the state where you practice. In order to maintain licensure, you must meet various requirements. One requirement all physicians must meet involves participating in various continuing medical education, or CME, activities. CME is also required for certification from various authorities in the field, as well as for membership in certain professional organizations.

 
Airway Management: ACLS Basic Airway Adjuncts Review Video

Airway Management: ACLS Basic Airway Adjuncts Review Video

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In ACLS certification, you will learn about airway management. There are two categories of airway management, basic airway adjuncts and advanced airway adjuncts. Like the name implies, basic airway adjuncts are used to increase the success of simple airway maneuvers. Let’s go over the basic indications, precautions and steps for correcting using basic airway adjuncts in ACLS protocols.

 
A Nurse’s Story: The Importance of Performing as a Team

A Nurse’s Story: The Importance of Performing as a Team

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A guest blog post written by Krista Quintana, a nurse and creator of Color Coordinated. On admission, we’re required to ask our patients if they have advanced directives. These let your healthcare providers know what you would like to happen if for some reason, you stop breathing, your heart stops working, or you’re unable to communicate your needs. The two most common options are Resuscitate, or Do Not Resuscitate, and both options need to be carefully weighed. I haven’t done CPR very often in Skilled Nursing, but the few times I did will always stay with me.

 
ACLS Algorithms You Need to Know

ACLS Algorithms You Need to Know

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You can’t pass your Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) without studying and memorizing the ACLS algorithms first. ACLS algorithms were designed to help medical professionals working with pediatric patients best understand how to implement ACLS protocols into practice during emergencies. Having a strong background in algorithm memorization will ensure certification exam success!