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Earlier this week we looked at the first 5 tips to preparing for finals.  The end of the semester is a time to finish strong and make the most out of your classes.  Final exams can come with added pressure and stress, but through studying...

Written correspondence is a timeless form of communication that has advanced in our era since the invention of computers and cell phones. With technology advancement, less formal writing styles have appeared through email, text messaging, the internet, etc.   However, it is important to be aware...

Maintaining an online education, while having its many benefits, also requires specific diligence to succeed.  You are not sitting in a classroom or around others who are all focusing on the topic at hand.  Rather, you have the freedom to focus on whatever you set...

In a world where people are looking to spend less time on events but achieve better outcomes, it is helpful to learn additional ways we can be more efficient. It is final exam season and a time where competency and proficiency are essential.  It seems to...

We’ve all done it. We leave work or class and that difficult part of the day pops in your mind, or maybe it’s something you wish you would have done, or maybe it’s something you made a mistake on. It can be challenging for many of...

Our mission as healthcare providers and educators is to improve the health and healthcare of those worldwide. In order to support this mission, we must think critically in our everyday work and activities. Critical thinking is defined by Webster as “the objective analysis of facts...

If you have a hard time shutting down at the end of the day, you’re not alone. Most of us have a habit of letting the workday linger. To keep this from happening, assign a specific place and time for your unfinished business. This tip comes...

This month you get to meet Lori Wagoner.  Lori has always had a passion for healthcare.  She began working in the healthcare field as part of the housekeeping staff at a local Long Term Care facility.  Lori enjoyed the atmosphere of the nursing...

Here's a recent question we received from a potential student: I have read a little bit about scribing but do not fully understand how it is implemented on the job or how it fits in with medical transcription, please explain.  Is one person responsible for...

Ok, so you're signed up for your class. You have the email from your instructor telling you how to sign in to your course.  Blackboard recommends that you change your password periodically to ensure security. Do not use common personal information as your password, such...

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