The 4 best low-stress jobs of 2013

Check out some of the most low-stress jobs for 2013.

Who doesn’t dream of having a well-paying job that’s low¬†stress? While you certainly can’t expect to get paid for doing nothing, there are plenty of careers that will allow you to bring home a paycheck without dreading going to work each day. Check out these low-stress jobs as you choose a…

Where to find state dental assisting requirements

Check these websites to see the dental assisting requirements in your state.

If you are nearing the end of dental assistant school, it’s time to start thinking about finding employment. Like any health care career, the requirements to become a dental assistant change from year to year as new discoveries and regulations are made. In addition, requirements for becoming a…

New pharmacy technician certification test instituted

As of Nov. 1, 2013, there was a new test instituted for pharmacy technician certification.

As of Nov.1, 2013, a new Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) was instituted for anyone hoping to become a certified pharmacy technician. The test is administered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB),which “advocates for a single national standard for pharmacy…

Nonverbal cues that will help your career

Body language is important.

No matter your career path, whether you want to go into medical assisting or would prefer a job in pharmacy technology, the nonverbal cues that you give will have an impact on your success. Also known as body language, nonverbal cues can often be just as impactful or even more so than the words…

De-stress before taking the NCLEX

Playing with pets can be an excellent means of de-stressing before taking the NCLEX.

As you reach the end of your registered nursing program and the National Council Licensure Examination looms, you may be starting to stress out a little bit. While it’s important that you pass the NCLEX if you want to have a nursing career, there’s no need to let the exam take over your life. If…

Effects of health care exchanges just beginning to be felt

The effects of the new health care exchanges are only in the initial stages of being understood.

Despite a federal government shutdown occurring the same day, Oct. 1 marked the opening of the state and federal health care exchanges under the Affordable Care Act. While only nine states will have their systems fully operational on the first, the ramifications for the health care industry,…

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Pink-Ribbon

For 25 years, the month of October has been recognized as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM). NBCAM is a collaboration of national public service organizations, professional medical associations, and government agencies working together to promote breast cancer awareness, share…