Mesothelioma Awareness Day: What You Need to Know:

This September 26th marks the 17th anniversary of Mesothelioma Awareness Day, a day centered around educating the general public on the hazard of asbestos exposure and the risk it brings for developing mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is a relatively rare cancer caused by prolonged exposure to asbestos fibers. This cancer affects the lining of the internal organs, … Read more

8 Surgical Specialties for Registered Nurses

Becoming a Surgical Nurse Article at a Glance In our nursing articles you have read about post-secondary degrees in nursing. You have even learned how to improve your application for getting into nursing school. In today’s article you’ll read about 8 surgical specialties you can pursue once you are a licensed registered nurse. For each … Read more

5 Reasons Your Application Gets Rejected by Nursing Schools

Story at a Glance Do you want to become a nurse, but can’t get into a program? There are 5 probable reasons your application gets rejected by nursing schools. Do your nursing school applications contain any of the following weaknesses? You haven’t completed the pre-requisites (or you may not know what they are). Your grade … Read more

How to Become a Surgeon

So you want to become a specialist surgeon? A specialist surgeon is someone who focuses on a particular field of medicine such as cardiology, neurology, or another specific medical field. All specialist doctors have many years of education and training in their chosen areas. But before you learn how to become a surgeon who specializes … Read more

Surgical Suturing Techniques Mastery Guide

Introduction to Suturing Suturing Techniques – Guide (Infographic) Suturing Techniques – Indications and Contra-indications If you need a suture kit go here. Introduction to Suturing The primary goal of suturing is to approximate (bring together the wound margins) and to eliminate dead space between wound walls and edges so that underlying tissues are held together. … Read more