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Three Tips for Your First Day of Following an Employee at a Hospital

Two people in the medical field looking at a computer

In many hospitals and clinics, it's a common practice to shadow an experienced employee when starting a new job. Shadowing is a valuable opportunity to learn the ins and outs of the position and grow familiar with established procedures. If you have the good fortune of following an employee on your first day of work, whether it's a nurse, an EKG technician, a sterile processing technician, or any other staff member, review these tips to get more out of your shadowing experience.

Four Reasons Small Class Sizes Are Best for EKG Training

When it comes to electrocardiogram (EKG) training, bigger isn't always better, especially when it comes to class sizes. While many institutions offer EKG technician curriculum, few offer intimate class settings that can contribute greatly to marketability and professional aptitude upon completion of the courses. Here are just a few benefits of small class sizes.

Why Everyone Should Consider Getting Their CPR/BLS Training

A person performing CPR training on a dummy in Bakersfield, CA

Life can change in an instant, jumping from calm to catastrophe without warning. During moments of crises, knowing basic life support (BLS) and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can make all the difference. Altamont Healthcare provides BLS and CPR certification in one effective and efficient course. The course is tailored for healthcare professionals, but people in any industry can benefit from the practical life-saving skills and techniques taught in the course.


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