School of Health Sciences Blog

This healthcare blog features healthcare articles and infographics about career and educational paths within the healthcare industry. Written by healthcare faculty and students at Rasmussen College, you'll be sure to find relevant information about careers and educational paths in the medical field.

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5 Signs You’d Excel in Health Information Technology Careers

If you’re thinking you can’t capitalize on this opportunity because you’re not “tech-savvy”, think again! HIT employers are seeking candidates with a wide variety of traits and abilities – many of which have nothing to do with technical expertise. Keep reading to see if you have what it takes to excel in health information technology careers.

4 Reasons Why Becoming a Surgical Tech is Worth it

Surgical techs go by many titles, but no matter what you call them, they all play an integral role in the operating room. What else do surgical techs do and what does it take to become one? And more importantly, is it worth it?

How to Become a Medical Assistant: 5 Steps You Can't Ignore

If you’re interested in getting on the fast track for a career in healthcare, but you don’t want to be in school for years and years, you probably already know that a job as a medical assistant would be ideal for you. Take a look at our 5-step guide to becoming a medical assistant and get ready for the career of your dreams!

What is a Pharmacy Technician, Anyway? A Glimpse Behind the Counter

So what is a pharmacy technician, anyway? What do they do besides hand out prescriptions to parents with sniffling children? If you’ve ever admired the astute pharmacy techs behind the counter and wondered if it would be the right career fit for you, read ahead for a glimpse behind the counter.

What Does a Medical Administrative Assistant Do?

We spend a lot of time at hospitals and clinics and the first person we usually see when we walk in the door is the receptionist-but what does a medical administrative assistant do aside from check you in?

7 Sun Safety Habits You Should Start Implementing Today

As you can see, sun safety is no joking matter! But that doesn’t mean you have to spend your summer indoors. There are several ways you can protect yourself and your family from the harmful effects of the sun. Keep reading to learn about seven sun safety habits you should incorporate into your summer routine this year!

6 Federal Healthcare Laws & Regulations Shaking Up the Industry

Federal healthcare laws can be confusing, but it’s essential for every healthcare professional to be familiar with them. We’re demystifying six healthcare regulations you need to know. Thanks to this breakdown from our experts, you’ll be prepared to act within the law in the healthcare field.

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