Procedural Skills

As the baby-boomer generation grew up and the X and Y generation entered the scene, the American work culture changed. No longer did new graduates seek out service jobs as they did in the ’60s. Now those graduating from colleges and high schools wanted the excitement of technology—independence, self-scheduling, free-thinking, big money, high-tech, and out-of-the-box thinking—all of which were incapable with most healthcare jobs. As a result, healthcare faced a staffing crisis.
So how did they propose to resolve their dilemma? Discharge patients home sooner and show family members how to provide care. They moved forward with their plan; however, they did not develop the infrastructure to support families. The Procedural Skills service line helps fill in some missing information with instructions, videos, and links demonstrating some of the more common healthcare procedures and “need-to-know” preventive care guidelines necessary for safe and effective care at home.

Boards Approving ProTraining Courses

Virginia Professional Boards and Certifying Agencies Accepting ProTrainings Courses Alternative Therapies: Acupuncture, Massage, Body, Meditation, Yoga Caregivers, Foster Care, Day Care, and Placement Agencies – includes both Adult and pediatric. Dentistry Education Emergency Services Nursing Other Professional Groups Outside and Indoor Sports, Personal and Athletic Trainers, Camp, Fitness, Exercise Pharmacy Physician, Surgeon, Medical Assistant &

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Using Range of Motion with Body Mechanics

Moving Joints Through Their Full Range-of-Motion What are range-of-motion exercises? Just what they say. Moving each joint in every direction that it can naturally move.   Its gentle movements start small and gradually get bigger and bigger until the joint has fully expanded to its best potential. You do that 3 or 4 times for each

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Medication Basics

How is a Medication Dosage Determined? The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) determines the dosing of medication needed to treat a condition based on clinical research. After completing years of clinical trials documenting patient outcomes and drug safety, the FDA approves a drug’s release for use by the public. The drug is approved only to treat

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