Category Archives: AHA BLS

How to Develop your Critical Thinking Skills

Critical thinking skills for nurses and healthcare providers

“Inquiring minds want to know” Critical thinking is the ability to think clearly and rationally about what to do. Nurses with critical thinking skills are able to understand the logical connections between patient adversities and treatment. To illustrate, a reciprocal connection exists between a nurse and his/her patient where the nurse is the patient’s advocate and the patient relies on

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Klebsiella pneumoniae and Healthcare Acquired Infections

Klebsiella pneumoniae for nurses

Do you know why Healthcare Acquired Infections are on the rise? One reason is Klebsiella pneumoniae. Actually, Klebsiella pneumoniae CAN be a friendly bacterium, especially to our environment and GI tract; but nurses don’t turn your back! These little capsule wearing, sticky suckers can cause serious havoc to the fragile lungs. To put it briefly, Klebsiella pneumoniae can be an

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What every New Grad Nurse needs to know about Magnet Hospitals?

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Magnet Hospitals outperform other hospitals in both recruiting and retaining nursing professionals, resulting in higher employee satisfaction and lower staff turn-around. The American Nurses Association and the American Nurses Credentialing Center formed the Magnet Recognition Program to maintain nursing excellence. Studies of the Magnet Hospitals showed that they were more likely to have nurses that are specialty-certified and to have

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AHA Basic Life Support (CPR)

Basic Life Support is the foundation for saving lives during cardiac arrest. In this class, you will learn the skills of high-quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for victims of all ages. Additionally, you will practice delivery of these skills both as a single rescuer plus as a member of a multi-rescuer team. Ultimately, the skills you learn in the Basic Life » Read more

AHA & AAP Certification Courses

Nurses Educational Opportunities (NEO) is an Authorized Provider for American Heart Association and American Academy of Pediatric certifications. The American Heart Association (AHA) and American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) are the Gold Standard in continuing education for healthcare professionals. Additionally, both the AHA and AAP provide current evidence-based guidelines on how to respond to life-threatening emergencies. These include BLS, ACLS, » Read more