Health / Medical Education

Nursing and medical skills are becoming more valuable everyday. Nurses are in great demand across many different parts of the United States. This means, if you work in this field, staying on top of your medical skills and practices is key. Our Health/Medical Education articles provide online nurses and medical practitioners with information, from Americas leading experts on health & medical education information and products. Here you will find resources which will guide you and keep you updated on the latest medical education and nurse training products as well as news. From the best nursing/medical equipment, manikins and simulators available to top of the line medical manikins, trauma & life support simulators, birthing simulators, and a whole slew of other Nursing skill simulation products that are useful to both teach and learn from. It is our goal to provide our visitors with information which will enhance their ability to learn and use practiced nursing skills much more efficiently as well as keep up with the latest news regarding nursing education and medical education.

  1. High Blood Pressure
    Categories: Health / Medical Education

    High Blood Pressure

    High Blood Pressure is one of the most easily controllable risk factors for sudden cardiac arrest. About 70% of US adults aged 65 or older have high blood pressure, but only about half have it under control. Despite having Medicare Part D prescription drug insurance, at least 25% of adults aged 65 or older are not taking their blood pressure medications...
  2. Sepsis
    Categories: Health / Medical Education


    The most basic precepts in first aid treatment of minor injuries are to "clean, treat, protect". This helps a wound to heal, and as important - these steps help avoid infection or sepsis, which is a life-threatening complication of an infection. Sepsis can be deadly: • Sepsis is the body’s overwhelming and life-threatening response to an infection. • Sepsis begins outside...
  3. Zika Training Resources
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    Zika Training Resources

    While we don't offer training (yet) on Zika Prevention and Protection, there are many great resources - from the Zika Information page, to CDC's Zika DIrectory, to some excellent Zika Blog Posts. Now, too, there are new training resources online. If you are a health professional looking for Zika-related training, or just want to know more, visit the “Zika Training for Healthcare...
  4. Healthy Grilling Recipes
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    Healthy Grilling Recipes

    As a CPR training organization, healthy lifestyle, including moderate regular cardiovascular exercise, avoiding cholesterol, and managing weight are core principles to us - these are all controllable risk factors for cardiovascular disease and sudden cardiac arrest. With Summer upon us and backyard cookouts in the offing, we thought it appropriate to share these Healthy Grilling Recipes from Million Hearts to help...
  5. Patient Safety Awareness Week
    Categories: Health / Medical Education

    Patient Safety Awareness Week

    Did you know that this is Patient Safety Awareness Week? As the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) and National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) point out; “We are All Patients or will be One Day” There is a need for a more concentrated effort to improve patient safety. A new report from NPSF on the victories and shortcomings of the Patient Safety movement...
  6. Healthcare-Associated Infection
    Categories: Health / Medical Education

    Healthcare-Associated Infection

    We've discussed HAI's and shared a really spectacular Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) Infographic, but perhaps haven't related how this pertains to healthcare workers, patients receiving medical care, bystander responders and others. Healthcare associated infections are a major issue - so much so that in some types of hospitals (such as extended-term acute care hospitals, which provide complex medical care like ventilator or wound care, for long...
  7. Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) Infographic
    Categories: Health / Medical Education & Health News

    Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) Infographic

    We recently shared some helpful information on Avoiding Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs)... now here's a great infographic on the subject.
  8. Categories: CPR Training, Health / Medical Education & Health News


    In our bid to educate all about heart safety and avoiding Sudden Cardiac Arrest, we share lifestyle and risk factors that contribute to the thousands of cardiovascular deaths each year. The more you know, the easier to make healthy choices and the less likely you will be to suffer from cardiovascular disease. Let's talk about your arteries: Atherosclerosis: the gradual...
  9. 8 Steps to Reduce Your Risk Of Deadly Healthcare-Associated Infections
    Categories: First Aid Training, Health / Medical Education, Health News & Bleeding Control

    8 Steps to Reduce Your Risk Of Deadly Healthcare-Associated Infections

    Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are a serious risk to patient safety. One in 25 U.S. patients will contract an infection during their hospital stay, according to the CDC’s first national and state HAI progress report; perhaps shockingly, this is an improvement from years prior. The report’s goal, analyzing data from 2013 but not published until this year, is to help aid...
  10. Heart Health
    Categories: CPR Training, AED Training, AED (Automated External Defibrillators), CPR Products, Health / Medical Education & Health News

    Heart Health

    Heart disease and stroke cost America nearly $1 billion a day in medical costs and lost productivity. Explore CDC’s work to protect Americans' heart health, a strategy that can boost employers’ profitability and workers' well-being. CDC PROTECTS AMERICA’S HEART HEALTH—FOR BUSINESSES AND EMPLOYEES Heart disease and stroke are among the most widespread and costly health problems facing America’s employers today...

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