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Every Beat Matters: Why Learning CPR Can Save a Life

It's the saving lives for me! We all know or heard of someone who has experienced the unfortunate event of a cardiac arrest. In fact, did you know that in 2015, approximately 357,000 people experienced a cardiac arrest OUTSIDE of the hospital in the United States, and about 70%–90% of those individuals died before reaching… Continue reading Every Beat Matters: Why Learning CPR Can Save a Life

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Accelerated vs. Traditional Nursing Programs: The Race to Finish

The path to becoming a nurse can be exhilarating. From the first decision to step into this career field to the day you walk across that stage at your graduation, you put forth the time, effort, and sacrifice to join one of the most fulfilling careers in the world. There are several programs available at… Continue reading Accelerated vs. Traditional Nursing Programs: The Race to Finish

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3 Ways To Show Love To The Nurse In Your Life

Nurses have a reputation of being kind, considerate, selfless, and knowledgeable. We work long hours (often 8-12hr shifts) 3-5 days a week. These shifts can be filled with fast-paced decision making, flexibility, and us going above and beyond for others. The amount of energy expended during our workdays can be draining both mentally and physically.… Continue reading 3 Ways To Show Love To The Nurse In Your Life