New basic Life Support Algorithms for Pediatric Cardiac Arrest

Latest and Greatest: Overview 2015 American Heart Association Emergency Cardiovascular Care Updates New basic Life Support Algorithms for Pediatric Cardiac Arrest Pediatric cardiac arrest often occurs as a result of shock or prolonged respiratory failure rather than cardiac causes. In 0.7% to 3% of hospital admissions and 1.8% to 5.5% of intensive care unit admissions, [...]

By |June 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Neonatal Resuscitation

Latest and Greatest: Overview 2015 American Heart Association Emergency Cardiovascular Care Updates Neonatal Resuscitation             In-depth understanding of neonatal resuscitation practices should be obtained by every health care provider. An estimated 10% of newborns need to be assisted in order to start breathing upon delivery while approximately less than 1% require extensive resuscitation. While majority [...]

By |June 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Encouraging the Use of Advance Directive

The Self-determination act requires health care facilities that receive Medicare funding to inform patients their right to make their own advance directives. Research has shown that family members experience far less stress when a dying patient has a living will or has a medical power of attorney however, fewer than one in five adults has [...]

By |June 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Documentation on Trial

Tips on How to Protect Your Agency Document Everything In most states, a patient can wait several years to file a lawsuit and then it can take years before the suit goes to court. Earlier this year, a home care nurse was called to testify in a trial involving a medication she gave to her [...]

By |May 31st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Keeping Up with Technology

One fact, information technology is constantly evolving. Educate Simplify believe in this. The company has invested on its technology for quite some time and we are reaping the rewards. From classroom based learning we have adapted online education and learning materials. We made our system accessible to IOS and Android users. Therefore, we have made [...]

By |May 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Foresight: A Nurses’ Gift

Everyday nurse perform physical assessments, deliver countless medications, carry our doctor’s orders and make critical decisions that affect their patients. Every action a nurse does in the hospital setting is susceptible to error and an error may result in injury to patients or a in a lawsuit. Risk Management Nursing negligence is when a nurse [...]

By |March 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

On understanding Consent – A guide to a Good Nursing Practice

As a patient you have your right to be well-informed about your illness, possible treatments, likely and unexpected outcomes and the right to refuse or consent treatment. The goal of asking for consent is to assure patient autonomy. As it is the right of patients to make decisions about their medical care without their health care provider [...]

By |March 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Medication Errors- Be in the loop

Medication is an integral part of the Nursing Process. And Nurses are expected to know about any medications they administer: their indications and contraindications, right dosage, route of administration, side effects and adverse reactions -all these to avoid medication errors. What is Medication Error? According to the National Coordinating Council for Medication Error Reporting and [...]

By |March 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Intimate Partner Abuse: Know Your Responsibilities

Intimate partner violence (IPV), commonly called domestic violence, is a public health problem. Because it is so widespread—more than 2 million women and men are assaulted by their current or former partner each year—several nursing and medical organizations advocate the routine IPV screening of all patients, followed by intervention when appropriate. If you suspect abuse, [...]

By |March 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Take Care of Your Cervix!

Cervical cancer is one of the top causes of women’s death. According to World Health Organization International Agency for Research on Cancer, an estimate of 528 thousand women around the world died of cervical cancer in 2012. Worldwide, cervical cancer is the third most common cancer among women and the second most frequent cause [...]

By |March 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments