How Dogs Improve Your Health (Infographic)

They say that a dog is man’s best friend – and for good reason. Anyone with a dog knows how cute, cuddly and lovable these furry, four-legged creatures can be.

Dogs are more than just our best friends, however. Sure, these loyal critters stand next to us to keep us company, help us feel protected and make sure we always feel loved. But, did you know that their affectionate kisses may be actually improving our health one lick at a time?

There is mounting evidence to suggest that your dog may actually be affecting your health in much greater ways than we ever thought possible. As researchers continue to explore this notion, they are finding that significant health benefits begin with a fine blend of human and canine microbes.

This infographic was created by the people at APlaceForAnimals.com. Click on the image for much more information.

How Dogs Improve Your Health

Thank you very much to Katie Cooper for sharing this infographic with us.

banner_mk_orange_640x114_2014-02-03

Share Button
Posted in Infographic | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Where to take ACLS in New York (AllNurses.com)

Where to take ACLS in New York (AllNurses.com)

Where to take ACLS in New York

banner_mk_orange_640x114_2014-02-03

Share Button
Posted in Michele | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The University Library at the University of Illinois at Chicago Highlights Michele’s Nursing Video

The University Library at the University of Illinois at Chicago, has chosen to highlight Michele's YouTube video "Nursing Job Interview Success: Before, During, and After" on their University Library website.

The University Library at the University of Illinois at Chicago, has chosen to highlight Michele’s YouTube video “Nursing Job Interview Success: Before, During, and After” on their University Library website.

Here is the link to this video on YouTube.

banner_mk_orange_640x114_2014-02-03

Share Button
Posted in Career, Nursing, YouTube | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Nursing School Struggle (Infographic)

6 Obstacles That All Students Face

For the past five years, the number of nursing students struggling and looking for 1-to-1 help from expert tutors on Wyzant has been continuously increasing. Many of these students feel defeated and alone, afraid that they will never achieve their dream. In order to help, we needed to know what their biggest challenges were. By analyzing our data, we were able to understand the obstacles they are most likely to face on their path to becoming a nurse.

This infographic was created by the people at Wyzant.com. Click on the image for much more information.

Nursing School Struggles Infographic

Thank you very much to Pat Ivansek for sharing this infographic with us.

banner_mk_orange_640x114_2014-02-03

Share Button
Posted in Infographic, Nursing, Nursing Education, Nursing School | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Technician Training News EKG ECG Training

TechnicianTraining.news - Discussing Michele's EKG/ECG videos that are on YouTube

TechnicianTraining.news – Discussing Michele’s EKG/ECG videos that are on YouTube

banner_mk_orange_640x114_2014-02-03

Share Button
Posted in EKG, EKG Technician, YouTube | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Misdiagnosis in the US (Infographic)

Current calculations have determined that one out of every twenty patients in the U.S. is given a totally inaccurate medical diagnosis. Sadly, these faulty diagnoses can result in permanent injury, death, delayed treatments, increased medical costs, as well as pain and suffering. There are several reasons why a misdiagnosis may occur. Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in Death, Infographic, Misdiagnosis | Leave a comment

Big Data Creates Big Improvements In Healthcare (Infographic)

By Kristin Hambelton
Over the past couple of decades, big data has made a significant impact on many industries, including financial services, technology, telecommunications, retail, and more. For the healthcare sector in particular, big data is helping to transform the industry, paving the way for a more efficient, effective, and personal approach to care in the future. Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in Healthcare Issues, Infographic | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Demographics of Diseases in the US (Infographic)

The Demographics of Diseases in the US
Every country has different statistics in terms of disease and injuries. Throughout the history of the United States, there have always been particularly diverse health problems that affect Americans in different ways. While there are many variations in lifestyle that are reflected in statistics for different states, there are many common factors that affect the lives of all Americans. Learning how these factors can be limited and controlled is one of the most important parts of helping limit diseases in the U.S. Understanding the statistics is also vital, and with collaborative efforts, it can be easy to reduce the severity of many conditions, and limit their prevalence altogether. Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in Cancer, Disease, HIV, Infographic | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Geographical Look at the Demand for Nurses (Infographic)

Treatment for Prescription Drug Abuse and Addiction
Nurses are an important part of the medical workforce. They provide crucial supplementary services and are primary caregivers in a lot of industries. As such, the demand for nurses is high, though there are variations according to different states. As the country’s population and access to medicine continues to grow, the demand for nurses does as well.

To learn more about the demand of nurses in the U.S., take a look at the infographic below created by Adventist University of Health Sciences Online RN to BSN program Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in Career, Infographic, Nursing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

America, We’ve Got A Problem: Prescription Drug Abuse And Addiction (Infographic)

Treatment for Prescription Drug Abuse and Addiction
Prescription drug abuse and addiction is becoming a more common form of substance abuse due to the easy availability of pharmaceuticals from physicians. In most cases of prescription drug abuse, the user was prescribed medication for a temporary or long-term medical condition. Occasionally, individuals begin to use a family member or friend’s medication, leading to steadily needing more of the drug to keep feeling its physical and mental effects. Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in Addiction, Drug Abuse, Healthcare Issues, Infographic | Tagged , , | Leave a comment