long term care

Are you licensed as a Certified Nursing Aide and want to take your career a step further? Or are you exploring possible healthcare fields that involve working with people?  Then take a look at what it means to work as a Certified Medication Aide! Here...

Understanding basic medical terminology is becoming more and more helpful in everyday life. But, if you are working in any aspect of the healthcare industry, having a little background can be a useful tool for a successful career. Medical terminology is a language defining the human...

Most of us are familiar with the terms nursing home or senior living or maybe even skilled nursing facility.  All of these facilities provide Long Term Care to their patients.  Long Term Care can range in duration from short term to long term, depending on...

Lets review: In case you missed the last post, this week we are taking a look at the role of an Activity Director in healthcare facilities.  An Activity Director is someone who plans and coordinates activities for individuals living in care facilities.  An Activity Director has...

Have you ever wanted a job where you are in charge of planning an event and coordinating the implementation of the event?  And do you love working with people and enjoy creating activities they can also enjoy?  If you said yes to these, then an...

Healthcare in the United States is evolving and it is challenged to do so, in order to reduce spending costs and provide more effective care.  Technology continues to play an increasing role in the advancement of healthcare.  As healthcare jobs become more complex and the...

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...

Drug interactions are when a drug is taken along with another substance that then causes the drug to perform differently.  Drug interactions are important to be aware of and know how to avoid because of the potential harm they can cause.  According to a recent...

  The holiday season is upon us and is not slowing down!  The holidays are a special time of the year filled with celebrations, family, friends, traveling and much more.  With these occasions, come added responsibilities and potential stressors that could weaken the immune system. A weakened...

In 1983, President Reagan declared November to be the national Alzheimer’s disease awareness month. Alzheimer’s disease affects over 5 million Americans today, compared to less than 2 million when November was first termed the national awareness month.  It is important to know and be able...

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