Struggling to Study for your Online ACLS Certification Exam? Our Top 5 Tips

May 15, 2015

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Struggling to Study for your Online ACLS Certification Exam? Our Top Tips

If you have never taken an online ACLS certification course final exam, or have not seen the material in a couple of years and are in need of recertification, finding a starting point in preparation can seem extremely daunting and intimidating. Advanced cardiac life support online is not easy, but with some patience and dedication, you can prepare yourself to ensure success.

Using your time to it's highest potential can be confusing. Many people ask themselves: “Where do I start and how can I use my time efficiently?" We want to help ease stress and boost your confidence before and during your online ACLS certification course with some of the methods best proven to guarantee success in ACLS!

Top Countries Where Nurses with ACLS Certification are Needed and Ways International Nursing can Benefit your Career

May 07, 2015

female nurse giving thumbs up to international travel The nursing shortage is an unfortunate reality that impacts countries all over the world. Many countries are responding to the nursing shortage by encouraging nurses to emigrate from other countries, and international nursing recruitment is always a valuable option. Nurses with ACLS certification are crucial not only in America, but also in healthcare systems all over the world.

Top 5 Places Where Germs are the Most Prevalent

Apr 28, 2015

door knob covered in germs Germs are an inevitable part of life. Everyone gets sick at some point, while some seem to constantly be fighting off a fever or the sniffles. There are, however, common places where germs continually linger and spread, increasing your risk for sickness and harming your health. We've gathered five of the most common places where germs stay to help you stay protected.

Dehydration and ACLS: How Dehydration Affects your Heart Health

Apr 23, 2015

woman dehydrated in desert “Drink more water!" You practically hear it everyday, but do you know why? Dehydration can occur for several reasons, such as excessive perspiration, diarrhea, fever, or excessive urination and is prevented when an individual drinks enough fluids. Dehydration affects both your mind and body, and can result in detrimental health consequences, and in the most extreme cases even death. Most health professionals recommend 8 to 10 glasses of water everyday, depending on your age, weight, height and sex for healthy people under normal activity.

How to Choose the Right Online Medical Certification Course

Apr 15, 2015

medical student studyingYou understand what you need, certification or recertification, but you're unsure which route to take. For many, online certification and recertification has become just another part of their job due to its convenience. The world of online medical certification is huge, and there are several options to choose from. Simply typing in “best online medical certification" is not enough, as all online schools are different. So, how do you choose the right online medical certification course?

Pulling All-Nighters to pass your ACLS, BLS, and PALS Certification Exam? 5 ways they Actually Harm your Chances

Apr 08, 2015

medical student doing all nighter to study for test They may seem unavoidable when preparing for a big test: the “all nighter". You most likely pulled one or two all-nighters during your life, whether during college, medical schooling, or other training. While you know sleep is an absolute essential part of academic success, sometimes it seems like intensive studying for 8 hours the night before the big test just seems to make more sense than a good night's sleep. We challenge you, however, to pass your ACLS, BLS, and PALS certification exam with a solid 8 hours of pillow-time. Here's why pulling all-nighters harm both your health and your academics.

Food Allergy? Intolerance? Proper First Aid and Differences

Apr 01, 2015

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Dietary allergies and intolerances are often confused with one another. While they both can result in an unpleasant or ill feeling, the symptoms and consequences of each differ. It's crucial to understand how each is different, and how to respond accordingly, which could potentially include life-saving first aid.

DIY Free First Aid Kit

Mar 31, 2015
bandages, band aids, thermometer, first aid kid From bee stings to burns, keeping a first aid kit in your home and car is fundamental to you and your family's health. A well-stocked first aid kit can be an essential tool, as it contains items you may need in emergency situations. A good understanding of first aid is fundamental for anyone; not only medical professionals, but also babysitters, teachers, mechanics, really everyone! You can purchase pre-made first aid kits from various sources, but making your own first aid kit can be simple. While there are specialized first aid kits, here are general recommendations from the American Red Cross. You can place these items in a plastic container or tote bag, and store the kit in an easy accessible location that you will remember.

Top 4 Cooking Oils with Beneficial Health Properties

Mar 29, 2015

five bottled of various healthy cooking oils Not all oils are the same. In fact, some cooking oils are proven healthy, whereas others are not. While cooking oils may seem like a somewhat insignificant part of your daily cooking, a simple switch can help you become healthier and live a longer life. Here are our top 4 cooking oils with beneficial health properties.

You Probably Need More Sleep: How a Lack of Sleep Effects your Health

Mar 24, 2015

funny illustration of woman in bad can't sleep Feeling sleepy? Fatigue can unfortunately result in many more negative consequences that impact your health than you think. Sleep Deprivation hurts your cognition. Did you know that a lack of sleep could negatively affect your neurocognitive abilities? When one does not get an adequate amount of sleep, he or she will experience daytime sleepiness. This leads to an overall decreased level of motivation and performance during daily activities.