The medical coding profession is going to see a complete overhaul with the implementation of ICD-10. The collection of disease codes is set to replace the current standard, ICD-9 no earlier than Oct. 1, 2015. This new deadline is the result of the latest in a series of delays that have been…

Whether you’re interested in pharmacy technology or getting a vet tech degree, research suggests a college education is a surefire way to improve your earnings over the long term. A multitude of surveys, student testimonies and articles examining the job market for college graduates has caused…

As you near the end of your medical assisting program, it’s time to start studying for the certified medical assistant exam offered by the American Association of Medical Students. While you don’t necessarily have to be certified in order to get hired, employers are more inclined to give you a…

Whether you are studying for your Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Exam or are already on the job, having a good memory is a requirement for having a career in pharmacy technology – after all, it’s important to remember the difference between the various prescriptions that you fill.1 If…

Throughout your career in pharmacy technology, you will notice that the job requires a great deal of focus. Pharmacy techs count tablets and measure prescriptions, so it is vital that they are able to concentrate and pay attention to small details.1 If you find that your mind has been…

One of the best ways to ensure your success in college is to have no fear when it comes to asking teachers questions. Many college students, especially new ones, feel intimidated by their professors, afraid that by asking them questions they might not appear to be capable students. But in fact,…

For college students, finding effective ways to manage the workload is essential to a successful academic career. And that sentiment rings especially true for students who have added pressures outside school, like jobs or family responsibilities.
Here are some schoolwork management tips that can…