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Earlier last month, we explored what a Restorative Aide position is and the necessary job skills.  Here is a closer look at the job duties, education requirements and the job outlook. These are important to be aware of, if you are considering this career or...

Do you enjoy helping people restore their quality of life?  Are you passionate about advancing quality of life?  Are you a Certified Nurse’s Aide and have wanted to expand your career?  And do you want to make a difference in someone’s life?  If the answer...

Planning for long term care is often done for a loved one, as it becomes needed. However, long-term care should be thought of in advance.  It is hard to imagine getting into an accident or having an injury that could cause long-term care, or aging...

May is recognized as the National Stroke Awareness Month.  According to the American Heart Association, in the United States, strokes are the fifth leading cause of death.  Stroke Awareness month is highly promoted and important, because statistics show that 80 percent of strokes may be...

As we just explored what burnout is and how it can be impacting your well being, here are 5 ways to fight back and stop burnout in your life today: Recognize your main stressors. Focus on pinpointing what is causing you the most stress at...

First, burnout is a real thing. Burnout is defined in the dictionary as mental or physical collapse caused by overwork or stress.  Burnout is a result of experiencing chronic stress and not coping with it properly, or not having the resources to cope with it. ...

Earlier this week we explored the role of a Health Unit Coordinator.  Here is a closer look at the job requirements and job outlook of a Health Unit Coordinator.  These are important to be aware of if you are considering this career or are interested...

Have you ever wanted a job where your position works to fuel harmony and teamwork?  Do you enjoy working with people and communicating to a large team?  If you said yes to these, then a Health Unit Coordinator might be a job for you to...

There is a recent push in healthcare to transition from a patient mindset to a partner mindset.  A patient is someone who is receiving treatment and a partner is someone who takes part in his or her treatment.  This trend is patient-focused and encourages healthcare...

Continuing our topic this week on patient safety, we are taking a look at cancer screenings.  As previously mentioned, one form of a medical error can be an incorrect diagnosis.  One way to improve safety in this area is by completing recommended physical examinations, per...

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