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Thanksgiving Teaching Idea for Health Students

Nov 9, 2016 4:00:00 PM / by user posted in nursing education, medical school teaching idea, patient scenario, teaching idea

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The holidays are always a strange time when it comes to teaching. Students already have turkey brain, instructors don't want to start anything new and schedules are modified. If you find yourself with a class of Nursing or Health students and need a way to fill those last few hours before Thanksgiving break, we're including an idea below. We'll also be doing a webinar on this topic on the 16th at 3:30pm Eastern if you'd like to join. You can also check out last year's post with additional suggestions. 

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Scholarship for nursing students

Aug 21, 2016 9:36:00 AM / by user posted in nursing education, Nursing Students

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For all the Nursing students starting their journey, we were notified by Nurse.org that they've opened their next scholarship cycle. See all the information below if you'd like to apply.

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Summer is the perfect time to get CE credits!

Jul 18, 2016 2:19:00 PM / by user posted in nursing, nursing education, continuing education

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With a month or less of summer left, we know many instructors fill summer with assessing new resources, planning for the coming year and attending conferences. We'd like to make another suggestion if you find yourself with a little extra time during long summer evenings: get your CE credits out of the way!

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Teaching ideas for Medication Carts and Medication Dispenser Cabinets

May 25, 2016 3:13:00 PM / by user posted in medication dispenser cabinet, nursing education, omnicell, pyxis, simcabrx, simcartrx, capsa, first dose, medication administration, medication cart, simulation, teaching idea

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After our last webinar on Medication Cabinets, Carts and EHRs, we realized that not only is there confusion about what each product does, but there is confusion regarding how to use any one of these products in a Nursing or Health simulation lab.

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Medication Administration - lab idea and quiz

Feb 4, 2016 6:31:00 AM / by user posted in nursing education, skills lab, academic EHR, academic EMR, barcode scanning, medication administration, simulation, teaching idea

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We have a few instructors who all came up with an excellent lab idea independently. It's really interesting when we hear from schools because so often people will arrive at similar use-cases without interacting with each other at all. This activity was one of those times. A modified version adapted from each instructor's idea is below:

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Nursing Education for International Students

Dec 21, 2015 10:42:00 AM / by user posted in EHR Tutor, medical terminology, nursing education, classroom, health science education, international nursing students, math, teaching idea

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Here at EHR Tutor, we have several customers whose schools focus on international students. If you also find yourself with a large portion of students from other countries with language and/or cultural differences, we've compiled a few helpful teaching ideas.

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Tips for Choosing an Academic Electronic Health Records System (EHR/EMR)

Dec 7, 2015 10:09:00 AM / by user posted in EHR Tutor, electronic medical records, nursing education, academic EHR, academic EMR, EHR, electronic health records, EMR, health science education

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For schools considering solutions to electronic charting, picking an Academic EHR system can be overwhelming. Once you choose a product that fits the needs of your school, there are still dozens of factors to consider. To make the process easier, we've compiled some points to ask your sales representative when reviewing products.

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Electronic charting to make a skills lab more realistic

Nov 30, 2015 9:27:00 AM / by user posted in EHR Tutor, nursing education, academic EHR, EHR, electronic health records, health science education, simulation, teaching idea

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We recently did a webinar on how to use our electronic charting system, EHR Tutor, to make a scenario more realistic when working in a basic skills lab. For anyone who is a customer of ours, make sure you check out "Instructor Resources" within EHR Tutor to view the webinar. For everyone else, we're including a quick idea below.

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Heart Disease 101: in pictures

Nov 3, 2015 12:36:00 PM / by user posted in nursing education, free resources, health science education, infographic

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Along with some of our past posts including infographics on different diseases, we found this great image from University of Florida.

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Infographic: Tuberculosis

Oct 27, 2015 12:34:00 PM / by user posted in nursing education, free resources, health science education, infographic

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Here's another post in our series of infographics that gives the rundown on a nasty disease: Tuberculosis. This particular visual aid gives some basic information on the transmission and symptoms of the disease. This is great for anyone learning about different diseases or parents looking for more information before a TB shot.

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