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Medical Billing & Coding Career Outlook for 2019

Careers in medical billing and coding are multiplying. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) forecasts that employment for technicians in the field of medical records and health information – including medical billers and coders – will...
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Why Being a Health Information Technician Could Be Right for You

Health information technicians have a variety of occupations – and one of them may be right for you. These include technicians who handle medical records and images, specialists in medical billing and clinical coding, and medical laboratory techni...
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What Does It Take to Become a Home Health Nurse?

The job market is smiling on home health nurses. Their jobs can demand anything from personal care services to skilled home-health care and primary medical care, all at the homes of patients. Home-based patient care is expected to become increasingly co...
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Three Reasons Why Men Make Good Nurses

Nursing is largely a women-dominated career field, but men are making great progress in closing the gender gap! According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the male workforce in nursing has nearly tripled since 1970 from 2.7 percent to 9.6 percen...
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Has Technology Changed the Medical Technologist Profession?

From lugging around brick phones to answering calls on our watches, we don’t have to look very hard to see how far technology has come. While every industry has felt the effects, no sector has been more affected than healthcare. Technological adva...
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A Day in the Life of a Pharmacy Technician

Their jobs may be somewhat hectic but, according to hours-worked, pharmacy technicians generally have it pretty good – typically working less than 40 hours a week. They do, however, have a set schedule and routine. The typical day for a pharmacy ...
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How Have Welding Jobs Changed in the Last 100 Years?

Perhaps the most obvious change is that women now have been accepted into the ranks of welders. One hundred years ago, that would have been unheard-of. Otherwise the actual job of welding – joining two materials together to form a strong and last...
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Medical Assistants with Basic X-Ray: What Do They Do?

Medical Assisting with Basic X-Ray is a good career choice for a number of reasons. As baby-boomers continue to age, the demand for preventive medical services is projected to rise as well. As a result, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics expects employ...
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Radiologic Trends in 2018

What’s big in the Radiologic Technology field for 2018? Almost everyone thinks it is AI – artificial intelligence. AI in 2018 has gained a measure of respect and stature among radiology professionals, although some are greeting it with a mix...
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How Has Nursing Changed in the Last 100 Years?

Nursing is - and always has been - about caring for patients, and that has not changed. But, everything else about the profession bears little other resemblance to nursing of 100 years ago. What has changed? Plenty! Nurses of old received only rudiment...
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So You Want to Be a Cosmetologist

After watching countless hours of YouTube tutorials, swatching hundreds of eye-shadow palettes and perfecting your friend’s cat-eye look – you’re finally ready to take the step to become a licensed cosmetologist. While turning your pas...
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What Does a Cosmetologist Do?

Kevin Aucoin, Paul Mitchell, Estee Lauder. Before they were internationally known beauty sensations, they were cosmetology students. If you’ve ever had a bad haircut, horrible manicure or a botched “makeover” – then you know wha...
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Differences between a Dental Assistant and an Expanded Function Dental Assistant

----Editor's note: Updated 9/14/2018--- What’s the difference between a dental assistant and an expanded function dental assistant? Many students ask this question. Is there a benefit to embarking further studies to become an expanded function de...
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What Can I Do In Electrical Trades?

If you’re interested in becoming an electrician, you’ll have a wide range of career routes you can follow, from working as an electrical systems technician or an in-home installer to working on high voltage (HV) systems.  Electricians ...
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4 Reasons Why Pharmacy Technicians Could Be A Great Fit For You

In 2016, approximately 4.45 billion prescriptions were dispensed. Behind each was a pharmacy technician who worked tirelessly to ensure patients get the medications they need. They perform everything from verifying information, repacking bulk medication...
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Are You Eligible to Become A Certified Medical Assistant?

Medical assisting has emerged as one of healthcare’s hottest, fastest-growing careers. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), medical assistant employment is expected to grow 29 percent by 2026. The career can offer a worthwhile salary...
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How to Become a Nursing Instructor

If you’re a nursing student, or working nurse, who’d like to share your knowledge and experience as a nursing instructor, there are a few things you’ll need to consider. First, nurse educators are registered nurses who have obtained a...
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What Career Paths Exist Within HVAC Technology?

Why should you consider a career in the Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) sector? Well, for one, job growth continues to be strong for skilled trades – especially for air conditioning specialists with the summer months upon us. Anot...
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How to Achieve a Work-Life Balance as Dental Assistant

The role of dental assistant is an important one in a dental office, as well as being a fulfilling career. Luckily for dental assistants, their career also is ranked among the top jobs for a great work-life balance, which makes it a bit easier to achiev...
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Is Pharm Tech A Good Fit For You?

While not a pharmacist, a pharmacy technician is the right-hand man, or woman, to the pharmacist. They assist in the preparation of prescription medications and work alongside the pharmacist to ensure medications are filled, processed and given to patie...
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