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How can you Utilize Online Strategies for Patient Retention?

Posted by National CPR Association | Social Media Sep 06, 2017


Patient retention is the goal of every health care professional. Making yourself available to them online is a great way to build rapport and guide them to seek you out for help. A major part of any online strategy for medical practices is to create a presence that attracts new patients. The problem with that is, focusing so heavily on one aspect of an online strategy usually means that others suffer as a result. One of the most common areas that gets overlooked is maintaining.. Read more

Breast Cancer Breakthroughs in Molecular Biology

Posted by National CPR Association | Medical Education Aug 30, 2017


The secret to curing breast cancer once and for all could lie in research from London – mutation tracking could mean earlier detection. Any victory, no matter how seemingly small it may be, is important when battling something as powerful and destructive as cancer. Each time a step forward is taken, it deserves to be recognized and celebrated. Over the years, there have been countless losses to cancer, but each loss in the has helped us expand our knowledge of how it works, and how.. Read more

Being even a Little Bilingual Makes you a Better Health Care Provider!

Posted by National CPR Association | Medical Education Aug 23, 2017


Speaking just a little Spanish could make a huge difference for many of your patients! Even when surrounded by the best nurses there are, being in the hospital can be a scary thing. The people you encounter are in need of help and comforting. Even under the best circumstances, a patient can feel helpless. Now imagine how much that can be amplified for a patient that doesn’t speak English. In most hospitals, translators are available to help bridge the language barrier.  Unfortunately, that isn’t true.. Read more

What’s the difference between ACLS and BLS?

Posted by National CPR Association | Medical Education,Uncategorized Aug 16, 2017


Do you know the difference between ACLS and BLS? Is there a difference? Find out more in this article about both acronymic life saving techniques. In the most basic terms, the objective of both ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) and BLS (Basic Life Support) are the same – learning the proper techniques to aid in saving the life of someone in cardiac arrest. That, however, is where the similarities cease. BLS and ACLS reach their objective goal in two very different ways. The level of.. Read more

Medical Education Costs and Student Debt

Posted by National CPR Association | Medical Education Aug 10, 2017


Interested in entering the healthcare field? Whether you are considering becoming a Doctor, nurse, or technician, the costs of a medical education can be staggering. Not that long ago, Dr. Richard Gunderman published an article on The Health Care Blog detailing the story of 35 year old radiology resident, Melissa Chen, in her final year at UT San Antonio. Chen is the typical med student. She perseveres through the gauntlet that is medical school, with the hopes of attaining a long and hopefully lucrative career... Read more

What do YOU Know about “Big Pharma”?

Posted by National CPR Association | Medical Care Apr 11, 2017


Big pharma has been suffering from a negative image crisis for a number of years now. Can it recover from the curse of “Pharma Bro” and “Pharma Sis”? On one hand, the pharmaceutical industry is posting huge profits and is as powerful as it has ever been. On the other hand, the astronomical money floating around the industry and some notably negative press surrounding allegations of price gouging has created a general feeling of distrust from the public and increased scrutiny regarding business ethics. With.. Read more

Best Nursing Schools in the Eastern region of the U.S.

Posted by National CPR Association | Medical Education Apr 04, 2017


Looking for a good nursing school? We’ve listed the best of the best in each state! When you think of the term best in regard to lists or rankings of nursing schools, what does it really mean? Is it the best test scores? The schools graduating the best earners or best known nurses? Or is it the schools offering the best learning opportunities for its students? In most cases, the quality of education is the driving factor, however not everyone can afford to go to.. Read more

Forgotten why you Chose Nursing? Here are some Reminders!

Posted by National CPR Association | nursing Mar 28, 2017


Being a nurse can sometimes feel like a much ignored, thankless profession. When you get down, these motivational nurse quotes can remind you why you chose the career! It is inexplicable that there are people who look down on nursing and nurses as somehow being an inferior piece of the puzzle that makes up the healthcare industry. The too often held preconceived notion nurses exist to be little more than a supplement to doctors is not only inaccurate, but insulting. It is also untrue that.. Read more

Common Medical Inaccuracies in Medical Dramas

Posted by National CPR Association | Medical Care Mar 21, 2017


We may all be down for a marathon viewing of House MD or Grey's Anatomy, but remember that what you see should not be taken as valid medical techniques or advice! When it comes to medical care, hearing "I've seen this on TV," isn't something that instills comfort or confidence in anyone. When it comes to CPR, this especially true. Unlike the way actors on TV perform CPR, and the unrealistic results they get, CPR in real life is quite a bit different.   A.. Read more

Choosing a New Doctor? Here are the Questions You Should Ask

Posted by National CPR Association | Medical Care Mar 14, 2017


Whether you have moved, changed insurance companies, or your doctor has retired, sometimes you have to choose a new physician. How do you select the best one for you? The process of finding a new primary care doctor is often stressful. While recommendations are good, and for some their gut instinct is enough to make a decision, you might require a bit more to know if your potential new doctor is right for you. Being able to sit down and discuss their views on care.. Read more
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