Category: Nursing

Celebrating National Nursing Assistants Day 2018!

EMS is proud to acknowledge the over 4.5 million certified nursing assistants and career caregivers this June 14, National Certified Nursing Assistants Day, and throughout National Nursing Assistants Week 2018. Nursing assistants are key players in the lives of the …

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Celebrating International Nurses Day 2018!

EMS is proud to join the International Council of Nurses (ICN) in commemorating International Nurses Day, May 12. Operated by nurses and leading nursing internationally, the International Council of Nurses ICN works to ensure quality nursing care for all and …

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EMS Celebrates National Nurses Week

EMS is proud to celebrate National Nurses Week! Sponsored by the American Nurses Association (ANA), the 2018 National Nurses Week explores the theme “Nurses: Inspire, Innovate, Influence.” It’s all about celebrating nurses who lead the charge for health and wellness. …

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Nursing Simulation Training Goes High Tech at Community Colleges

Getting a college education is expensive! So it’s no surprise that increasing numbers of healthcare learners are looking to community and two-year colleges to obtain their degrees. Like their four-year counterparts, community colleges strive to keep up with the demands …

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EMS Celebrates National CRNA Week 2018!

Founded in 1931, the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) promulgates education and practice standards and guidelines, and affords consultation to both private and governmental entities regarding nurse anesthetists and their practice. National CRNA Week is the AANA’s annual celebration …

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5 Reasons Nurses Must Excel at Interprofessional Collaboration

Interprofessional collaboration encourages healthcare professionals of all disciplines to work together in patient-centered care.  For nurses, interprofessional education (IPE) may begin in school, with educational opportunities for intentionally designed interactions with students of other disciplines. These core IPE competencies help prepare …

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EMS Celebrates National Nurse Practitioner Week 2017!

Happy National NP Week to the more than 234,000 nurse practitioners who provide patient-centered, accessible, high-quality health care to millions of patients nationwide! The role of the nurse practitioner (NP) will be showcased November 12-18, as NPs across the country …

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Celebrating Med-Surg Nurses Week 2017!

EMS salutes our friends in the medical-surgical nursing field! Each year, the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) designates November 1-7 to celebrate medical-surgical nurses just like you. AMSN is the only specialty nursing organization dedicated to the practice of medical-surgical …

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Seven Tips to Take Your Simulation Program to the Next Level

The healthcare simulation field is rapidly evolving, with new technologies and methodologies being developed every year. Read on for ideas on how you can improve, expand, and accelerate your simulation program—starting today. 1. Get tech-savvy From management software to mannequins, …

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5 Strategies for Increased Community College Nursing Program Enrollment

With the impending shortage of trained nurses – the American Nurses Association anticipates that there will be an additional 1.13 million nurses needed in the workforce by 2022 – community colleges have more opportunity than ever to educate the next generation …

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