How Can I Get My Commercial Driver’s License?

Is that a trick question? Well, yes…and no. While the requirements for getting a commercial driver’s license, or CDL, do vary slightly from state to state, we can provide four steps that will serve as a basic guide on what to expect. Befor...
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Wanted: Nursing Instructors

The demand for nurses of all types remains strong. As a result, job growth within the nursing profession has been ranging from faster than the average for all jobs…to much faster than average. Some specialty nursing professions, such as nurse ane...
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Six Steps to Becoming a Nurse Anesthetist

Working as a nurse anesthetist can be quite rewarding. The career offers a high degree of personal satisfaction, it benefits others, and the salary can be relatively generous. Certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs) often do similar work as anes...
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How to Become a Medical Laboratory Technician

Also known as clinical laboratory technicians, medical technicians, or just medical lab techs, medical laboratory technicians conduct important lab tests to help detect, diagnose and treat, or prevent, disease. Duties they perform in...
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How to Get Started in Healthcare Management

Healthcare managers serve administrative or leadership roles in healthcare facilities, typically managing a department or the entire facility. According to healthcaremanagement.com, the best advice for future healthcare administrators is to start planni...
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What Surgical Nurses Do

Surgical nurses help surgeons during an operation and look after patients, before, during and after a surgery. To become a surgical nurse, you first must be a licensed registered nurse (RN), then go through a two-year peri-operative training program or ...
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How to Become a Massage Therapist

A frequent massage therapist comment is: “I feel fortunate to have found work I love.” Massage Therapy is a career that helps people in meaningful ways while providing a good measure of personal contact. If it’s a career you’re ...
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What's The Difference Between a Medical Lab Tech and a Medical Assistant?

If you’re interested in a career in healthcare but aren’t sure where to begin…Medical Assistant or Medical Laboratory Technician are good places to start. But what’s the difference between those two? Both work with physicians, ...
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How to Know if a Career in Skilled Trades is Right for You

Have you ever wondered if pursuing a career in Skilled Trades would suit your style? If you like working with your hands, discovering practical solutions, and making a difference in your community, one of Fortis College and Institutes' Skilled Trades p...
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Things You Didn't Know About Dental Hygienists

Dental hygienists strictly treat a patient’s teeth…right? Not necessarily. Surprisingly, dental hygienists treat more than teeth. Yes, they first and foremost do perform preventive and therapeutic oral care but, as you mouth goes, so goes t...
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Day-to-Day Responsibilities of Dental Hygienists

You’ve heard becoming a dental hygienist is a good career move, but you’re wondering what you’ll be expected to do on a daily basis. Dental jobs – dentist and dental hygienist in particularly – typically rank high on the sc...
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Paramedic/EMS Workers Are Life-Savers

In a recent editorial, American Ambulance Association President Mark Postma proclaimed he was “in awe” of the impact paramedics and emergency medical technicians (EMTs) have in emergency situations. In Postma’s words, these EMS (emerge...
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How to Become a Welder

Welding has been around for centuries, and likely will still be around centuries from now. It’s one of those jobs that just don’t seem to go out of style. And the increased demand for welders today to take care of everything from NASCAR raci...
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Choosing The Path That's Right For You

Thinking about college but just aren’t sure what career and educational path you want to follow? You’re not alone. As many as half of all college students start out as “undeclared.” They see the value of higher education, but jus...
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Nursing Programs Designed to Inspire Future Latino Nurses

Nursing diversity is essential to better health and improved patient outcomes among Hispanic patients. Why? Quite simply, patients respond better when their caregivers know and understand them. As a result, nursing diversity is on the upswing; however,...
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How To Set Professional Goals for 2018

OK, January is now behind us but there are still many more months in the year. There’s still time to set some career goals for 2018, and there is no reason why it can’t be an amazing year for you, career-wise. Studies show that people who s...
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Nurses Without Borders

Everyone’s heard of Doctors Without Borders, but did you know those doctors also need Nurses Without Borders? The idea of “nurses without borders” is gaining favor, especially in light of growing health problems in many developing coun...
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What Is Phlebotomy?

In technical terms, phlebotomy (or venipuncture) is the surgical puncture of a vein with a needle in order to collect a blood sample. In simple terms, it’s the act of drawing blood. The blood samples typically are studied by a physician to determi...
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Are Your Ready for Life After Nursing School?

As noted in an earlier blog (Dec. 31, 2016), making the transition from nursing school to your first nursing job can be nerve-racking. The shifts are long and most new nurses probably will have to stay late multiple times. As nurses, they’ll also ...
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Bridge to Employment

Johnson & Johnson established its Bridge to Employment (BTE) program some 26 years ago to help prepare students for STEM2D careers (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Manufacturing & Design). This J&J program has grown to become ...
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