As computer use at work and home has increased for many people in recent years, so too have repetitive stress disorders, such as carpal tunnel syndrome. If you work at a computer all day, for example as a medical billing and coding specialist or administrative assistant, you may experience…

Certified medical assistants and other medical health professionals are always looking for ways to improve both their craft as well as their patient care. With the rise of telemedicine, or the exchange of medical information from one site to another via electronic communications1, the…

Back pain is often associated with adults spending long hours in front of the computer, and can be caused by sedentary office jobs. But back pain is becoming increasingly common among children. What causes back pain in kids? Overloaded or improperly worn backpacks are often the culprit. In the…

A new study published in the journal Neurology found that people who are diagnosed with depression are at an increased risk of contracting Parkinson’s disease.1 A progressive disorder that affects the body’s nervous system, Parkinson’s is characterized by a gradual worsening of a person’s…

The road to becoming an outstanding pharmacy technician is paved with plenty of hard work and experiences throughout the years. With the U.S. Department of Labor projecting that the job outlook for pharmacy technicians will increase by 20 percent within the next decade1, the need for qualified…

The most familiar jobs in the country are vital to our nation’s economy because they employ so many people. In fact the top 10 most common jobs in the U.S. provide work for nearly 28 million people.
The great news for graduates and students of our Registered Nursing and Nursing Bridge LVN to RN…

Students currently enrolled in medical coding classes know how this vital component to billing patients is a constantly changing infrastructure within our health care system. In addition to serving as the basis for evaluating health-related payments, converting all the codes that correspond to…