Illustration of signs and symptoms of sepsis
In October 2017, Governor Cuomo signed into law amendments to Public Health Law § 239 and Education Law § 6505 requiring the addition of sepsis awareness and education training to the New York State-mandated Infection Control and Barrier Precautions coursework. The new element entitled “Element VII – Sepsis Awareness and […]

2018 Infection Control Course Addition of Sepsis Element


Well there’s only 2 more days to the official start of DevLearn 2017, which is being hosted once again in Las Vegas. Our office has been buzzing with excitement as we wrap up preparations for our first time being speakers at this national event. Ann Purchase and I will be […]

DevLearn 2017…here we come!


Are you wearing teal today? September is #OvarianCancerAwarenessMonth! Help us spread the word!!!! Learn more about this “silent” cancer, earn continuing education credit, and help us raise money for a local organization. Advantedge Education will donate $5 to Caring Together, Inc. for every person who enrolls in our ovarian cancer online course […]

Earn CE Credit, Raise Money for Ovarian Cancer Research



Picture of hand holding a behind the ear hearing aid with mold
Who would think that over-the-counter (OTC) “anything” would be so controversial?  But hearing devices? Amplified hearing aids are so complicated, and their OTC approval and acceptance will go through many hoops before consumers are able to get access to more affordable amplification. Access to over-the-counter hearing aids can open the […]

An Audiologist’s View about the New Over-The-Counter Hearing Aids Law


Nurse bullying is alive and well in our current health care environment. But is it a new problem? “Nurses eating their young” has plagued our nursing profession for decades. Maybe that’s why the American Nurses Association decided to address this problem when they created the Code of Ethics. The ANA […]

Nurse Bullying: A Violation of Our Code of Ethics


Happy 4th of July from Advantedge Education
Hamburgers, hot dogs, watermelon, beer, fireworks, and noise-induced hearing loss?!  Not for me thanks. This 4th of July, consider adding ear protection to your fireworks tradition. Most of us don’t consider our hearing when we’re out celebrating Independence Day with our family and friends. But you should. Adults should not be […]

Checking out the fireworks? Don’t forget ear protection.