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Cardiac Arrest Versus Heart Attack: What You Need to Know

Cardiac Arrest Versus Heart Attack: What You Need to Know

Cardiac Arrest Versus Heart Attack: What You Need to Know by Mackenzie Thompson Life Saver, NHCPS posted on Nov 9, 2017, at 10:38 pm Share MORE THAN 559,000 PEOPLE SUFFERED CARDIAC ARREST IN BOTH OUT-OF-HOSPITAL AND IN-HOSPITAL SETTINGS IN 2016. Meanwhile, 790,000 Americans experienced a heart attack, or myocardial infarction, during ... Read More
 
What Type of Floor or Unit Do I Want to Work in as a Nurse?

What Type of Floor or Unit Do I Want to Work in as a Nurse?

What Type of Floor or Unit Do I Want to Work in as a Nurse? by Mackenzie Thompson Life Saver, NHCPS posted on Aug 17, 2017, at 4:47 pm Share THERE ARE DOZENS OF CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN NURSING, ranging from direct-care in pediatrics to working in skilled nursing facilities (SNF). Experienced nurses ... Read More
 
How to Get Ready for the New CMS Rule for Emergency Preparedness

How to Get Ready for the New CMS Rule for Emergency Preparedness

How to Get Ready for the New CMS Rule for Emergency Preparedness by Mackenzie Thompson Life Saver, NHCPS posted on Jun 21, 2017, at 10:31 pm Share ONE OF THE GRAVEST THREATS facing the U.S. today is the risk of wildfires and natural disasters. While many associate wildfires and natural disasters ... Read More
 
Historical AHA Guideline Updates 1995-2020

Historical AHA Guideline Updates 1995-2020

Historical AHA Guideline Updates 1995-2020 by Mackenzie Thompson Life Saver, NHCPS posted on May 9, 2017, at 6:34 pm Share EVERY FIVE YEARS, THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION (AHA) releases new guidelines regarding CPR, BLS, ACLS and PALS. While some know this fact, few realize that the history behind international standardization of such ... Read More
 
A Nurse’s Guide to Isolation Precautions

A Nurse’s Guide to Isolation Precautions

A Nurse’s Guide to Isolation Precautions by Mackenzie Thompson Life Saver, NHCPS posted on Apr 18, 2017, at 8:15 pm Share A Nurse’s Guide to Isolation Precautions Nurses are among the most impacted by patients with infections or illnesses that warrant additional precautions. Thus, these health care professional need to understand ... Read More
 
10 Steps to Preventing Spread of Infection in Hospitals

10 Steps to Preventing Spread of Infection in Hospitals

10 Steps to Preventing Spread of Infection in Hospitals by Mackenzie Thompson Life Saver, NHCPS posted on Feb 20, 2017, at 5:13 pm Share HOSPITAL-ACQUIRED INFECTIONS (HAIs) are a major burden on health care costs in the U.S. Per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), at least one in 25 ... 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 Jan 5, 2017, at 4:09 am 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 Dec 14, 2016, at 4:29 am 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, ... Read More