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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...

What is an Adult Care Home? An adult care home, also known as an assisted living residence, is a facility where residents who cannot live alone or choose to no longer live by themselves reside.  An individual may need to reside at an adult care home...

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...

March 11th through March 17th is 2018‘s Patient Safety Awareness week. This week is dedicated to focusing on improving patient safety and recognizing that we can all play a part in this effort. According to the Campaign for Patient Safety 4 out of 10 Americans report to have...

In the United States, food allergies have steadily increased among Americans in the past several decades.  There is ongoing research being done to figure out why there is this increase and what we can do to make changes for future generations.  In the healthcare field,...

Pain is defined by Wikipedia as a distressing feeling caused by destructive stimuli.  Pain can affect any person at different points in their lives and is often unique to each individual.   Many people can say over the course of their lifetime that they have experienced...

The 2017/2018 flu activity has been a popular topic across the United States due to its prevalence and severity.   Influenza, also known as the flu, is a respiratory illness caused by the influenza virus.  Typically, the timeline of the flu can range from October through...

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...

Customer service is crucial, no matter the position you hold or desire in the healthcare field.  Patients are customers and have a choice in their healthcare today.  Patients can choose from multiple doctors or pharmacies or clinics depending on their insurance.  Many patients even have...

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...

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