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What Emergency Nurses Do

Nurses specialize in a number of different areas of health care – pediatric nursing, surgical, physicians’ offices and emergency nursing, among them. Do we really need nurses to be trained in emergency medicine? Think about it. Accidents an...
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How Technology is Shaping the Future of Surgical Technicians

Today we live in a world with astonishing medical technologies. The creation of robots for use in the operating room allows us to prepare and perform surgeries in a more precise way. Medical technology will only keep evolving and continue to be incorpor...
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Celebrating Allied Health Professions

The first full week in November marked National Allied Health Professions Week. This year, we celebrated the Week from November 5th through 11th. Who do we recognize during the Week? According to the International Chief Health Professions Officers (ICH...
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What You Gain From Furthering Your Education

It used to be a high school diploma was all you needed for most jobs – brain surgery and rocket science aside! Today, most good-paying jobs require either a college degree or specialized post-secondary training and skills development. Over and ab...
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Why Nurse-To-Patient Staffing Ratios Matter

We mark Nursing Professional Development Week as the week that recognizes the work performed by nursing professionals and those who teach others about nursing development. Virtually everybody appreciates the critical role nurses play in providing q...
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Skilled Workers Needed More Than Ever

“Is America Falling Short on Skills?” That was the question asked by the Iron Workers general president and a construction CEO in a recent joint Forbes guest post. The piece suggested baby boomer construction workers are retiring at a rapid ...
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How to Become a Radiology Technician

Also known as radiologic techs, Radiology Technicians basically photograph a patient’s bones, organs, and tissue using x-rays or CT (computed tomography) imaging. Physicians then use those images to diagnose illnesses and injuries. Radiology tech...
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Why Nursing Ethics Matter

Nursing has been called a “caring profession” that is part science and part art. It’s also a profession that’s based on strong ethical guidelines. According to NursingWorld.org, nurses and nurse administrators “have a respo...
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7 Reasons to Become A Truck Driver

Truck driving is a career that sometimes doesn’t get the respect it deserves; however, drivers are in high demand almost everywhere across the country. According to Trucking Info, finding and keeping qualified drivers, especially in the long-haul...
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Why Medical Assistants Are Important to Healthcare

We just celebrated Medical Assistants Recognition Week – a week when patients and providers alike salute these professionals for all they do. However, Medical Assistants really need to be celebrated 52 weeks a year.  Why? We probably could w...
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Nurses Needed: Shortages May Be Deepening

A recent South Florida Sun Sentinel headline said it all: “Fewer nurses for more patients: training programs failing to meet demand.” The article went on to report that, with double the number of nursing vacancies as eight years earlier, the...
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Expanding Rural Healthcare Access

Most of us associate “rural” with agricultural, but that’s not necessarily the case. A Georgetown University study notes rural areas actually may be counties with a city as large as 10,000, or more. However, when it comes to healthcare...
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How Important is Cultural Awareness to Healthcare?

How important is cultural awareness to providing quality healthcare? Very important, according to many professionals in the field. But, before discussing the value of cultural awareness in healthcare, we need an understanding of just what that entail...
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Honoring Surgical Technologists

For more than 30 years, the Association of Surgical Technologists Board of Directors has earmarked the third week of September to recognize surgical technologists for the work they do. As we mark National Surgical Technologists Week (September 17-23), t...
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Six Steps to Becoming a Nurse Anesthetist

Nurse anesthetists are specialists who perform surgical and postsurgical duties – among them, administering anesthesia, monitoring vital signs during surgery, and overseeing a patient’s post-surgery recovery. They assist physicians, anesthes...
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Can Medical Assisting Be Used as a Stepping-Stone to Other Health Careers?

Medical Assisting can be a rewarding career path on its own. Medical assistants typically have frequent contact with patients – often acting as the intermediary between patients and providers. Not only that, they are among the most highly cross-tr...
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How Technology Advances Affect Medical Assisting Careers

Since they have one foot in clinical work and another in the administrative camp, medical assistants likely experience more healthcare changes than other workers in the field. Without trying to cause added worry, their jobs likely will get even more com...
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What Jobs Are Open to Health Information Technology Grads?

So, you want to become a Health Information Technologist, but you’re not quite sure what sort of career opportunities await you after graduation? First, your timing is pretty good. With the advent of more electronic health records (EHRs), docto...
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How Nurses Shape the Wellness of Society

Nursing has deep social implications. No, we’re not talking about Facebook, Twitter or other social media, but rather nursing’s intrinsic social context. Nursing is responsible to society through its mission to serve the public interest: spe...
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How Do You Become a Licensed Electrician?

For those who are technically adept and interested in providing electrical services to keep the world going, becoming a licensed electrician can be an excellent career choice. But, before jumping into an education or training program, they need to under...
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