How to start a nurse mentoring program

Are you thinking about beginning a nurse mentoring program?

Throughout your nursing career, you will likely have many clinical instructors (also know as preceptors). Whenever you being a new job, take on a new specialty or a different role within the hospital, there will be someone to guide you through your new duties. However, having a mentor to inspire…

Organization tips for health care administrators

It's important to stay organized when you're a health care administrator.

If you’re thinking about a career as a health care administrator, it’s important that you have good organizational skills.1 Health care administrators are entrusted with the coordination of health and medical services. This encompasses a wide variety of duties, including creating work schedules,…

New veterinary hospitals opening throughout the country

The Anti-Cruelty Society in Chicago recently expanded its clinic.

Across the United States, veterinary clinics large and small are expanding their operations, leading to a greater need for registered and certified veterinary technicians.
With new procedures and care techniques being developed all the time, and a greater understanding of the science of…

What to wear to a medical assisting interview

Informational Interview

After earning a medical assisting degree you will begin the process of searching and interviewing for open positions. Medical assistants are generally responsible for many of the administrative tasks in doctors’ offices, such as scheduling appointments, which means they have lots of direct…

Study says pet obesity is often a product of ‘emotional overeating’

For some pets, obesity is just as big an issue as it is with many humans.

While the obesity epidemic among people may be one of the biggest health concerns in the United States, the same malady appears to be afflicting their pets. And as with humans, animal obesity may be partially caused by “emotional overeating,” similar to how people eat unhealthy comfort foods…

New sterilization techniques should aid veterinary professionals

There are several new, non-invasive techniques for animal sterilization.

New advancements in the world of veterinary medicine could soon have a major impact on the way dogs and cats are spayed and neutered. Whether it’s a drug that eliminates the need for surgery, or the application of new techniques that will allow veterinarians and certified veterinary technicians…

Volunteer programs offer dental assistants chance to help their communities

Dental assistants have many opportunities to serve their communities outside the office.

Becoming a certified dental assistant can be about more than finding a great career, it also provides an opportunity to give back to your community through programs that offer free or reduced price services to veterans, low-income residents and children.
All across the country, partnerships…