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What Are the Steps to Becoming a Paramedic?

Paramedics often take the lead as first responders. As such, they’re expected to have comprehensive training and experience, particularly since life and death decision-making rests on their shoulders. Paramedics require strong leadership skills and training that allows them to perform complex life-saving strategies in high-pressure situations. The ability to maintain a clear head to navigate and manage a crisis is vital. 

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4 Things That Can Help Get You Through Paramedic Training

Are you prepared to take on the challenges of paramedic training?

Becoming a paramedic means being able to work under pressure, often in the most intense emergency scenarios. You need a solid medical background, as well as being physically capable of doing the tasks paramedics are required to do. More importantly, you must be able to remain calm, think on your feet, and make quick decisions based on sound medical knowledge.

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The Evolution of the Nursing Practice

Before diving into the details of how to get an RN degree, it’s interesting to know how the nursing profession evolved. Seeing the history, we can better understand some of the approaches and attitudes that affected the profession for years.

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5 Reasons You Should Study Medical Assisting

The global health crisis caused by the COVID pandemic caused a sudden shift in the healthcare industry. It highlighted the shortage of nursing staff—and made it worse. And when the pandemic comes to an end, there will be job vacancies. According to the Deloitte 2021 Global Health Care Outlook, global health care spending will continue to increase by an average of 10.3% in 2021 and 2022. The spending growth will most likely be driven by the aging population, a shift in care demand, gradual economic recovery, technological and clinical advancements, and improvements in the public healthcare system. 

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4 Tips for Balancing Nursing School and Your Social Life

Aspiring nurses mulling over how to get an RN degree may feel discouraged when thinking about the long hours they’ll need to spend studying and doing their clinical rotations. Some people think this means you can’t have a social life when attending nursing school. While it’s true that nursing school requires intense studies, it doesn’t mean student nurses will miss out on the fun.

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9 Tips for Succeeding in EMT School

The path to becoming a certified EMT isn’t an easy one. Sure, it’s a deeply rewarding profession, but getting there can be tough. As an EMT, human lives are in your hands, and being a first-line medical and emergency responder is demanding. You have to be confident and competent in what you do, think fast on your feet during high-pressure situations, and be exceptionally well trained. Achieving all this means you first have to succeed in EMT school.

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Why You Should Advance Your Medical Assistant Career

Medical assisting is a healthcare career with a solid foundation and potential for growth. Their tasks and responsibilities in the medical setting are vital in ensuring that medical practitioners provide the best possible care for patients. Consequently, it’s natural that their roles will evolve. 

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Can Robots Replace Nurses? 3 Predictions

The healthcare sector was relatively slow in embracing technology due to concerns over privacy, confidentiality, and compliance—until recently. With advancements and the development of security standards and best practices, many practitioners and patients are more willing to welcome innovation through technology as it proves to be an essential tool supporting the health and well-being of patients. 

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5 Signs of Nursing Burnout and Fatigue

In general, people are equipped to handle stress in short bursts. Unfortunately, the pace of life today is faster and in many ways more demanding than it used to be. We now face extended periods of elevated stress levels, often at work, and we are not as capable of handling it as we might think we are. Burnout—a state of emotional and/or physical exhaustion—can be an unforeseen consequence of unresolved stress.

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