Category Archives: Emergency

The Art of the Save: Triage and the E.R. (Inforgraphic)

Triage: the evaluation and categorization of the sick or wounded when there are insufficient resources for medical care of everyone at once. Source: The Earliest Days of Triage 760-710 BC: Greek physician Pikoulis determines arrow and spear wounds have … Continue reading

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Perianesthesia Nursing Conference

Michele will again be a presenter at the Perianesthesia Nursing Conference. This year it will be held at Stony Brook University Medical Center, in Stony Brook, Long Island, New York. It will take place on October 19 and 20, 2013. … Continue reading

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Top 10 CPR Myths

Michele and I have been teaching CPR to healthcare professionals and students since 1984. We have seen the development, improvement, and wide-spread acceptance of CPR education over these years. Despite these advances, we still hear many myths about CPR every … Continue reading

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Video: 10 Hot Tips For Surviving Your First Code

Video Description: Nursing educator Michele Kunz discusses 10 great ways for the new healthcare professional to prepare to handle their first emergency code, or code blue, while caring for patients in the hospital. Click here to visit Michele’s YouTube page … Continue reading

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10 Hot Tips For Surviving Your First Code

Here is a guide to help you, the healthcare professional, start to become a productive participant in an in-hospital emergency (code blue). 1. Call For Help Prior To A Cardiopulmonary Arrest Occurs Yell down the hall for help, pick up … Continue reading

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