On September 17th, 1787 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 39 delegates of the Constitutional Convention gathered to sign the Constitution of the United States of America. The Constitution served as the foundation for the governing of our nation and a model for other democratic governments in the…

With the transition from the ninth to the 10th version of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD) coming on Oct. 1, 2014, there is about to be a major change in medical coding training.
Physicians across the country are already worried about the…

If you are in the process of pursuing a veterinary technology degree, you no doubt already know that one of the things you will be required to do is make pets’ visits to the vet’s office as un-stressful as possible. While administering medication, providing care or preparing animals for…

After the March 2013 scare that led news analysts to entertain the possibility of gas prices reaching $4.00/gallon nationwide, many of you may have considered the question – how can I ease the pain of filling up my car? Unfortunately, a trip to the gas station can be painful in more ways…

So, you’ve completed your registered nursing program or vocational nursing program and scored your first job interview. Now the question is what to wear? When on the job, nurses aren’t required to wear strictly business attire like someone in an office. Instead, they wear scrubs, which can make…

If you’re going to have a nursing career, that means that you’ll need to have a willingness to continue learning. Between on-the-job training, innovations in technology and skills that you need to hone after completing a registered nursing program, there’s always something new to learn.1 The…

Kristin Heersema was always going to work with animals; she’s been riding horses since she was 6-years old and her first job, at the age of 14, was in a mom & pop pet shop. At 16, she went to work at PetSmart, becoming Store Manager before concentrating on her studies at Carrington College…