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Top 7 Long Term Benefits of Certified Nursing Assistant Programs

Oct 31, 2016 11:51:00 AM / by user posted in CNA, guest post

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Ted Talk on Nursing Education

Dec 28, 2015 10:47:00 AM / by user posted in Nurse Practitioner, physician's assistant, tools for nursing instructors, video, CNA, continuing education, free resources, health science education, links, simulation

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Did you know Patricia Thomas did a Ted Talk on Nursing Education? Being a huge fan of Ted Talks, I'm amazed I never came across this before. Check out her wonderful presentation here:

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Electronic charting and remediation

Aug 20, 2015 3:55:00 PM / by user posted in EHR Tutor, nursing education, CNA, health science education, Medical Assistant, teaching idea

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We recently did a demo with a school that is planning to use EHR Tutor for use with remediation classes and although we've never though of that -- it's a great idea!

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Teaching idea: Spelling for Nursing and Allied Health Students

Jan 16, 2015 4:53:00 PM / by user posted in EHR Tutor, medical terminology, nursing education, academic EHR, academic EMR, CNA, health science education, Medical Assistant, teaching idea

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It may sound silly, but how many instructors have gotten charts/assignments/etc. from Nursing and Allied Health students that are just plain unreadable? The student may understand everything there is to know about cleaning wounds, taking precautions with patients on blood thinners and how to properly bathe an elderly patient, but they still can't spell ostomy or Coumadin or sputum. 

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Nursing New Year's Resolutions ... Modified

Jan 14, 2015 4:41:00 PM / by user posted in Nurse Practitioner, nursing, Paramedic, CNA, Medical Assistant, Nursing Students

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We know it's 15 days into the New Year and by this time, it's easy to forget those resolutions and bury them in the past. Most of the time, we've found that scrapping the resolutions is a product of unrealistic goals. Instead of trying to stick to those initial, lofty, goals, we've come up with some modifications that any Nurse, Health Professional or Nursing student will be able to stick to throughout the year.

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Movement in the Classroom - Yes, Please!

Jan 5, 2015 9:10:00 PM / by user posted in nursing education, CNA, CTE, Medical Assistant

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We often shy away from using alternative teaching methods when working in adult education for fear of sounding juvenile. However, I ask you to think back to the last conference you were at. Did you appreciate the long lecture-style presentations or did you remember the presentations that used interactive activities, songs and/or games? We've been to dozens of conferences and find that while lecture style presentations are often informative, the presentations that get attendees talking are the ones that have the post variety and activity.

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CNA Care Plan for Daily Care

Nov 10, 2014 8:39:00 AM / by user posted in EHR Tutor, electronic medical records, academic EHR, academic EMR, CNA, electronic health records, EMR, teaching idea

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Every state handles Nursing Assistant education a little differently, and likewise, every state has different guidelines for practicing Nursing Assistants. Because of that, we learn new things every time we meet with a school from another state or region. 

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New Feature: Patient Education Resource Link

Jul 9, 2014 1:29:00 PM / by user posted in EHR Tutor, electronic medical records, Nurse Practitioner, nursing education, academic EHR, academic EMR, CNA, EHR, electronic health records, EMR, Medical Assistant, Nursing Students, teaching idea

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A while back we added a new feature for our users and it just dawned on us that we never posted the updates to our blog. So for anyone that might have been wondering, we now have a Patient Education Resource Link for students to use. How would you use our new feature?

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Free webinar: Using chart sharing to increase teamwork and collaboration

Mar 25, 2014 5:43:00 PM / by user posted in EHR Tutor, nursing education, tools for nursing instructors, webinar, academic EHR, academic EMR, CNA, Diane Yeager, EHR, free resources, Medical Assistant

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Hopefully we'll see you all at our next free webinar: Chart Sharing and Collaboration Across Classes

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Teaching Idea: What is your responsibility, CNA?

Mar 17, 2014 12:00:00 PM / by user posted in EHR Tutor, nursing education, academic EHR, academic EMR, CNA, teaching idea

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We know that CNA programs don't cover the same material as LPN or RN programs, but reviewing electronic charts is just as important for CNAs as Nurses.

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