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 Things You Need to Know About Working in Corporate Wellness

You’ve heard about companies implementing corporate wellness programs and feel like that could be the perfect use of your abilities and interests. But what is corporate wellness and what do you need in order to work in this growing field? Keep reading to find out.

5 Reasons Moms Already Have the Core Characteristics of a Medical Assistant

Being a medical assistant is about more than job-specific skills that can be taught. You must also have the right combination of people skills if you want to succeed. We’ve compiled a list of medical assistant attributes you probably already have as a mama! Read on and prepare to turn those healthcare dreams into reality.

Surgical Technologist Duties: A Day in the Life

It’s evident that these medical professionals are a vital part of the OR team, but the question remains: What does a surgical technologist actually do? Keep reading for a behind-the-scenes look at the surgical technology duties that take place before, during and after a surgical procedure.

5 Things You Won't See in the Medical Administrative Assistant Job Description

You can probably guess that these professionals perform administrative or clerical tasks in hospitals or clinics, often at the front desk in the context of a customer-facing role. But what are some of the more elusive aspects of this career? Check out this article to gain some important insight into the true job description.

Holiday Dinner Disaster, as told by ICD-10 Codes [Infographic]

Holiday dinner parties don't always go to plan. And while your dinner may be foiled, your holidays ruined, your guests disgruntled and your hor d'oeuvres burned, no matter what folly unfolds you can be certain there will always be a medical code for whatever you and your guests should ever encounter.

What Can You Do With a Health & Wellness Degree?

A health and wellness degree can allow you to capitalize on the opportunities in healthcare and benefit the lives of patients. But what can you do with a health and wellness degree specifically? We identified some of the top opportunities available in the field.

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