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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...

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...

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...

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