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BLS 2015 Guidelines Online Instructor Update Courses

BLS 2015 Guidelines Online Instructor Update Courses
2015 Guidelines Online Instructor Update Courses All instructors must complete the online instructor update  before 1st March 2016 or prior to teaching courses using the interim materials or new 2015 course materials when they are released. The courses provide instructors with the necessary updates on the new science and key changes published in the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for CPR & ECC and provide and orientation and guidance to delivering courses using the interim training materials to incorporate 2015 science and education updates into current courses. Instructors should complete an instructor update course for each teaching discipline e.g. BLS and ACLS certified instructors will need to complete both the BLS and ACLS courses. Please note that BLS instructors do not need to complete the Heartsaver course as all the relevant information is included in the BLS update course for BLS and Heartsaver Courses. In order to access these online instructor...
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Pearls to Excellent Public Speaking in Medicine

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YouTube as a source of clinical skills education

YouTube as a source of clinical skills education

YouTube is great for looking at the latest music videos, people falling off skate boards or cat's making funny noises. However, a new study has found that YouTube might have a found a seat at the round table when it comes to clinical skills education!

The study looked at 25 hours of online YouTube educational material in relation to 10 common clinical skills. In consultation with novice practitioners, nurses in the first year of their university diploma programme, the study identified ten common clinical skills that typically students would explore in more detail or would wish to revisit outside of the formal teaching environment. For each of these topics, the study viewed each of the first 10 videos on the YouTube website.

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