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Guest Blogging as a Healthcare Professional

Posted by National CPR Association | Social Media Dec 27, 2017


Being a guest blogger can be a great way to expand your online authority and build a reputation as an authority in your field. Here are 3 tips to get you started.   If you are looking to develop or expand your authority online as a healthcare professional, guest blogging is an excellent means to do so. There are several ways that guest blogging raises your profile that adding content to your own blog does not. For starters, it raises your visibility and credibility, but.. Read more

Top 10 Time Management Tips for Nurses

Posted by National CPR Association | nursing Dec 20, 2017


The nursing profession is a constant whirlwind of activity, and proper time management can be your saving grace when there seem to not be enough hours in the day. These tips can help streamline your processes and lead to a productive workflow. Time management is one of a nurses’ most important skills to learn. For new nurses, this often proves very difficult. It isn’t taught in nursing school, or anywhere really, yet it can make or break your day. Without proper time management skills, the.. Read more

Knowing the Medications on the PALS Exam

Posted by National CPR Association | Medical Education Dec 13, 2017


In order to be prepared to pass your Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) exam, you are going to need to spend a fair portion of your preparation time studying medications. We’ve created a reference sheet to help you study! While general medical knowledge and experience may help you with some of the basic questions regarding medications on the PALS exam, your knowledge has to be deeper than that.   You are going to need to know more than just drug names; you will need to know.. Read more

Practice Questions and Answers for the BLS Exam

Posted by National CPR Association | Medical Education Dec 06, 2017


Need to get in some impromptu practice for the BLS? Wondering how prepared you are, or skeptical of your knowledge? These practice BLS questions can test your knowledge and give you an idea of what to expect. Studying for the Basic Life Support (BLS) exam is not one of those things you do in a one-night cram session. Beyond having a grasp of basic knowledge, you will have to memorize quite a bit of information including medications and specific algorithms. Beyond that, you may also.. Read more

Top Scrub Brand Favorites for Nurses

Posted by National CPR Association | Blog Nov 29, 2017


Scrubs used to be utilitarian at best, ugly and shapeless at worst. Today, scrubs come in a variety of styles and designs, meaning anyone can find a fit and color they like. One of the nice things about being a nurse is being able to dress comfortably for work. Scrubs make life easier and are without doubt so much more comfortable than being required to wear formal work attire. With as much as nurses do, being on the go, moving and lifting, and generally being.. Read more

20 Nursing Quotes Selected to Give You Strength and Inspiration

Posted by National CPR Association | nursing Nov 22, 2017


When the job seems too difficult, too thankless, and too tiring, the knowledge you are in a noble profession and the work you do matters can keep you going. So say those nurses who have gone before! Whether you are a seasoned veteran or a first year student, there is no denying that nursing can be a stressful career. It’s not something that we often talk about, but the feeling of being overwhelmed, discouraged and even defeated is something every nurse will face at least.. Read more

ACLS Algorithms to Remember

Posted by National CPR Association | Medical Education Nov 15, 2017


Regardless of what type of learner you are, the one thing you need to learn your ACLS algorithms is the actual algorithms!  Here we have provided them for you in one easy point of reference.   Having an understanding of ACLS algorithms is essential to passing your Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification exam. While there are also many other topic areas you will need to be familiar with to prepare for your ACLS exam such as medications and ECGs, having your algorithms memorized will.. Read more

The Answers to your Zika Questions

Posted by National CPR Association | Medical Care Nov 08, 2017


Worried about Zika? Have questions about the virus, its transmission, and the dangers it poses? We’ve got the basic rundown on Zika, its risks, and the additional issues surrounding this disease.   Ever since the Zika virus appeared in Brazil in 2013, seemingly everyone has been searching for information on the virus to help them understand what it is. It isn’t just laymen on the hunt for answers, doctors and scientists are also trying to develop a better understanding of Zika. There are still quite.. Read more

The Importance of Personal Health for Medical Professionals

Posted by National CPR Association | Medical Care Nov 01, 2017


A lunch break or an exercise session may seem like something there is no time for – but in reality, taking the time for your needs can lead to better productivity and a more mentally alert day. “I want to eat lunch and work out, but I just don’t have the time” It’s one thing to say that you want to live a healthy lifestyle and it is quite another to actually do it. Usually the reason people don’t follow through is because they don’t.. Read more

Taking the PALS Certification Course Online

Posted by National CPR Association | Medical Education Oct 25, 2017


More and more people are making the choice to forego traditional classroom settings to obtain their Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification online. Could this be the right choice for you?   The fact that PALS certification is moving online is hardly a surprise as technology in its many various forms is being embraced more and more among the medical community. The simple fact is that PALS courses online are more time and cost efficient than the traditional alternative. What has deterred some people from pursuing their.. Read more
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