Tag: technology

Hands-On Practice with Haptic IV Trainers for Nursing

Hands-On Practice with Haptic IV Trainers for Nursing

Stanbridge University provides advanced Haptic Intravenous (IV) Trainers for its nursing programs. Adding this innovative simulation device into the core nursing curriculum ensures that the graduates of these programs can confidently perform any intravenous techniques. Laerdal Medical Haptic IV Trainers Provide Real-World Practice for Nursing Students Each Haptic IV Trainer from Laerdal Medical comes with […]

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Stanbridge Spotlight: A Second Time for Success, Stanbridge Alumni Finds a Perfect Fit in IT Services Career

Stanbridge Spotlight: A Second Time for Success, Stanbridge Alumni Finds a Perfect Fit in IT Services Career

[iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”http://www.youtube.com/embed/K0TSXbIYlg0?rel=0″ frameborder=”0″ style=”margin: 0 auto;”] Brian Millsap is the Chief Information Officer of Hampton Products, a manufacturing and distribution business headquartered in Southern California. Every day the Stanbridge College IT alumni works with and manages people who are passionate about working in IT, which in turn makes him passionate about his career. […]

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More Tools for Mac Admins

More Tools for Mac Admins

With Mac enterprise solutions becoming more and more popular, network admins need a stash of tools compatible with Mac OS. We found a rundown of the top maintenance tools for Macs here. Included are several utilities that come with the operating system, a plethora of freeware recovery and file management tools, and a couple of […]

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Deciding between a standard and dual-band N router

Deciding between a standard and dual-band N router

Purchasing a wireless router for yourself or a client?  Consider your options first.  In a recent Q&A on Ars Technica, contributor John Timmer discussed the pros and cons of single- and dual-band routers.  His conclusion is that the main deciding factor (besides price) is whether you have old 802.11b/g standard devices that need to use […]

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Chestnuts roasting by an open source distro: options for making bootable ISOs

Chestnuts roasting by an open source distro: options for making bootable ISOs

There has been some buzz about a Kickstarter project called Isostick, an expensive option for those who want to boot from multiple ISOs without lugging around a bunch of DVDs. There are, however, ways that already exist, some of which are “DIY.” Here are a few options: USB multiboot ISO options Boot from a USB […]

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Technology and Occupational Therapy: Microsoft Xbox Kinect

Technology and Occupational Therapy: Microsoft Xbox Kinect

After becoming a major hit for consumers, Microsoft Xbox Kinect is rapidly being applied to an increasing amount of business and health care applications. One particular application is in occupational therapy and physical therapy. Businesses are now partnering with health care organizations to evaluate the use of the Xbox Kinect to see what kinds of […]

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IE9 Best at Catching Malware?

IE9 Best at Catching Malware?

A recent study by NSS Labs suggests that Internet Explorer 9 trumps competing browsers when it comes to preventing web-based malware attacks. The study, which you can read in full here, also looked into the blocking abilities of Firefox, Safari, Opera, and Chrome. The report, which tested browsers against socially engineered threats such as fake […]

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Big Brother Nursing?

Big Brother Nursing?

Another set of eyes might be watching health care workers. Patients in intensive care need increased supervision; responding to this need, some critical care units are installing cameras in their ICUs. The idea is not to replace health care workers “on the ground,” but to support them. “Tele-ICU” nurses can monitor multiple patients at once […]

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Punch cards, transistors, and B code: paying homage to computer lab forefathers

Punch cards, transistors, and B code: paying homage to computer lab forefathers

We’ve come a long way from room-sized computers and binary punch cards, but the concepts developed in early- and mid-20th century labs are the foundation for how we innovate today. An article on Extreme Tech gives the lowdown on the top seven computer labs that contributed to the development of the digital age. While many […]

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Robot Assisted Therapy for Stroke Patients

Robot Assisted Therapy for Stroke Patients

A recent study found that robot assisted physical therapy may work better at improving mobility in stroke patients than regular therapy. The study consisted of 20 stroke patients with weaknesses on one side or area of their body and limited mobility. 10 patients worked with occupational therapy techniques as a control group, while the other […]

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