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Image from: Hulu Handmaid's Tale, Season 2, Episode 13

 

Many are counting down the days until the season premiere of The Handmaid’s Tale, one of Hulu’s most popular television series that is based on a dystopian novel by Margaret Atwood. The show is returning for the third season, beginning the first Wednesday of June.

If you haven’t seen the show, it should be warned that it’s not for the faint of heart. As many of the characters in the show experience terrible tragedies and undergo life or death situations. Throughout this blog, we’ll unveil some the key character injuries they face, as well as how nursing and medical assistance play pivotal roles throughout the series.


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Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disease that primarily affects the part of your brain that’s responsible for movement, according to the Parkinson’s Foundation. People living with this disease have a deficiency of dopamine, a brain chemical that aids in controlling your body’s movement.

With April being Parkinson’s Awareness Month, it’s good to know the symptoms, potential causes, and risks that are associated with this debilitating disease in order to better help yourself and your loved ones.


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Photo by: CUMC Archives and Special Collections

Imagine being an injured soldier from battle during the Spanish-American War in 1898, where medicine is scarce and the conditions of the field hospital are life-threatening. As disease and famine spread quickly and unforgivingly throughout the camp, the last chance for hope is a nurse, who will one day become known as the “American Florence Nightingale”.


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Image from: HBO Game of Thrones, Season 2, Episode 4

 

If you’re a part of the 30 million people that watch HBO’s Game of Thrones, it’s likely that you’re patiently waiting for the beginning of the final season to air. If you haven’t seen the show before, we must warn you now: this blog contains spoilers to some of the pivotal moments in previous seasons.

Throughout the show of Game of Thrones (GOT), it’s not uncommon for the key characters to get badly hurt or injured in battle, or through other unfortunate circumstances, and to go through a healing and recovery process.


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Of all the abandoned buildings in the world, there’s something about a deserted hospital that can leave us awake at night, wondering what went on behind those now empty walls.


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CEUfast is proud to announce we have developed a series of courses that meet the 24 hours of the online portion of the LPN IV Series continuing education. Additionally, we are partnering with facilities to provide the required 6 hours of hands on skills practice. With the combination of written and hands-on training, students are able to fulfill the 30 hour requirement for Florida LPN IV Certification.


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