If you are thinking about a career in pharmacy technology, it’s important to understand that the job requires more than simply counting tablets and packaging and labeling prescriptions.1 Being a pharmacy technician also requires the ability to give good customer service, even when you’re in a…

According to the third National Survey on Children’s Health, which evaluated school children between the ages of 4 and 17 over the course of 2011 and 2012, there was a significant increase in the number of kids who were diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) over the past…

Hey guys, It’s Mayra again, sharing some of my insights and experiences as I work through the Pharmacy Technology program at the Mesa campus. In my last blog I talked a little about me, why I went back to school and the enrollment process – check it out if you missed it! Today I want to share…

Veterinarians in New Jersey and Ohio have been reporting a rash of cases where dogs already vaccinated against the flu are coming down with related illnesses. However, while the stories are cause for concern, many vets who are handling the cases believe they are closing in on the cause of the…

One of the main jobs of health care administrators is to help improve the efficiency and quality of medical care given by physicians, people with careers in medical assisting and other health care professionals.1 Increasingly, this means being tech savvy, because technology is changing the field…

A major change is afoot in the world of public health, as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has recently announced a move to limit the use of antibiotics, or antimicrobial drugs, in farm animals.1 The FDA’s announcement will have wide-ranging effects and could impact most health care…

Medical office managers are responsible for using their leadership skills to direct and coordinate the day-to-day operations of – you guessed it – medical offices. A key goal of effective medical office management is to improve efficiency, but sometimes this is more easily said than done. To…