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Spotlight on Registered Nurses

May 22, 2018 | 9:00am
Studying to become a nurse, no matter which specialty, takes focus, patience and passion. In college, your academics are number one, but that doesn’t mean you can’t join groups or clubs. Laura Plante is a registered nurse (RN) at the Life Care Center of Auburn, MA. While studying for her degree, Read More

3 Must-Watch Health Care Documentaries

May 15, 2018 | 9:00am
Planning a TV binge-watching session this weekend? Feel a little less guilty about spending time in front of the television by adding the following health care documentaries to your watching queue. That way you're relaxing but also exploring athletic training, epidemiology and veterinary science career paths — It's a win-win! Read More

Pharmacy Informatics: Tech-Savvy Pharmacists in Demand

May 8, 2018 | 9:00am
Information technology is part of nearly every facet of our daily lives, and health care is no exception. Setting standards, maintaining databases, e-prescribing and medication dissemination are just a few examples of the ways technology is changing the pharmacy landscape. With a growing need for tech-savvy pharmacists, health IT is Read More

3 Health Care Careers for Tech Lovers

May 1, 2018 | 9:00am
Do you consider yourself to be a techie? If you are interested in working with technology, you've got a wide range of potential health care career paths worth exploring! In this article, we highlight three health care careers that are perfect for the technology enthusiasts out there. Medical illustrator/animator A Read More

Find Your Digital Health Care Career Mentor

April 24, 2018 | 9:00am
If it’s difficult to find time in your busy schedule to sit down and talk with a mentor, technology has brought you the next best thing: podcasts! You can multitask like a pro by listening to podcasts hosted by a professional who can serve as your virtual mentor. The best Read More

A New Take on Marriage & Family Therapy

April 17, 2018 | 9:00am
In Seattle, Washington sits one of the most original laboratories you can find in the world. The Gottman Insitute's Love Lab is a research laboratory used to examine relationships between romantic couples. Through close observation and heart monitor technology, the Institute shows couples the rights and wrongs of their relationships, laid out Read More

Spotlight on Geriatric Social Work

April 12, 2018 | 9:00am
As we mentioned in a previous post, it's projected that the geriatric population will grow steadily throughout the next few decades. In fact, by 2030, there will be a 75 percent increase in the number of Americans requiring nursing home care. A corresponding influx of health care professionals focused on geriatrics is needed Read More

Spotlight on Registered Dietitians, Part II

April 10, 2018 | 9:00am
In part one of this spotlight, registered dietitians Felicia Stewart and Alexandra Rae provided advice for those starting out in the dietetics field. In part two, Alexandra and Felicia tell us about their website, Fully Nourished, and how it has helped them reach more people seeking help from their expertise. ExploreHealthCareer.org (EHC): Tell Read More

Spotlight on Registered Dietitians, Part I

April 5, 2018 | 9:00am
Dietetics is the science of how food and nutrition affects human health. Dietetics has a strong focus on public health and a commitment to educating about the importance of making proper dietary choices. We recently spoke with registered dietitians Felicia Stewart and Alexandra Rae to learn more about this field, which Read More

Translating your Financial Aid Award

April 3, 2018 | 9:00am
Once you open your financial aid award letter, you might start feeling like you’re reading another language. To help you translate your letter, here are some of the unfamiliar phrases you may come across. Award This will be the first word to catch your eye when opening up your letter. Read More
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