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Academic Advisors Help Students Plan for Success

September 12, 2017 | 9:00am
"By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail," or so goes a quote often attributed to Benjamin Franklin. What does this mean for you, a student just getting started on your health care career path? The more time you put into planning for your career now, the better prepared Read More

Spotlight on Veterinary Technicians

September 7, 2017 | 9:00am
Your furry, scaly and feathery friends need the best care possible. In order to make sure your pets stay healthy, veterinarians rely on the support of veterinary technologists and technicians. Vet techs perform many of the same duties for a vet that a nurse would for a physician. We recently caught Read More

Spotlight on Pharmacists

September 5, 2017 | 9:00am
You know the friendly pharmacist who is available to counsel you through all you need to know about your prescription? Rigorous academic training was required to get where this health care professional is today. We recently caught up with Jeff Ikeda, who has experience in both retail stores and hospitals, to learn Read More

5 Careers You Might Not Realize are in Health Care

August 31, 2017 | 9:00am
When you think "health care," you may automatically think of doctors and nurses. This mental image makes sense as these are the professionals who are often at the forefront of providing patient care, but did you know there are many other careers that fall under the health care umbrella? The Read More

Spotlight on Veterinary Social Workers

August 29, 2017 | 9:00am
Social workers have a history of working in diverse environments, helping individuals, groups and communities restore or enhance their capacity for social functioning. Recently, a new environment has been added to list of places where you might find these health care professionals: the veterinary office or animal hospital. The traditional Read More

Spotlight on Acupuncture/Oriental Medicine Practitioners

August 24, 2017 | 9:00am
Did you know that the ancient Chinese practice of acupuncture can play a part in treating several common ailments and pains? While some patients get nervous at even just the thought of needles, many who try acupuncture report experiencing emotional and physical benefits from the practice. Recent studies in England Read More

Translate Your Wanderlust into a Health Care Career

August 22, 2017 | 9:00am
Traveling the world is a common "bucket list" item. Often, people think the only time to act on their desire to travel is before starting their career or after retiring. This common misconception is understandable, as many careers have responsibilities that tether professionals to one place. There's good news if Read More

Shadow These Health Care Careers on Campus

August 17, 2017 | 9:00am
Do you have a general interest in health care as a career but aren’t quite sure where to get started exploring? Try out a few positions before you narrow your focus. Shadowing is a great way to do this, and it's highly recommended by career counselors. Spending a day or Read More

Spotlight on Medical Laboratory Scientists

August 15, 2017 | 9:00am
Behind the scenes of every medical test you take, you'll find a health care professional who analyzes and evaluates your samples. Medical laboratory scientists — also called clinical laboratory scientists or clinical laboratory technicians — are highly skilled health care professionals who look for the presence or absence of disease and provide Read More

Why Should You Get Involved with Extracurricular Activities?

August 10, 2017 | 9:00am
You likely spent a lot of your time during high school participating in extracurricular activities. French club, Model UN, basketball, debate and the like offered a way to have fun and socialize while adding valuable experience to your college applications. The good news: College will provide just as many opportunities for Read More
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