Articles tagged with healthcare education

5 In-Demand Healthcare Jobs that Don't Require a Degree

We identified five healthcare career paths that you can get started on without earning a degree—at least for the time being. Keep reading to get acquainted with these in-demand opportunities that will allow you to start making a difference while earning a paycheck.

8 Healthcare IT Certifications That Will Impress Employers

You don’t want to pass up an opportunity to diversify your expertise and make yourself even more relevant to employers. But you’re probably wondering where to start. There are countless HIT certifications out there today, and sorting through the alphabet soup of acronyms can be overwhelming. That's why we did the work for you!

The Growing Demand for Healthcare Certificate Programs

A healthcare certificate program may be the perfect route for you. Earning a healthcare certificate is a great way to get your foot in the door of the healthcare industry so you can start gaining valuable experience sooner and at a lower cost.

Exploring Health Information Technology Degree Programs & Careers

The job of a health information technologist is critical to providing quality health care. Health information technologist is responsible for recording symptoms and medical history, previous medical exam reports and treatment plans, laboratory test results, and other doctors' diagnoses. Learn more about educational and career paths as a health information technician

Recognizing the Importance of Customer Service Skills in Healthcare

Medical Assisting is no longer just about the ability to effectively perform physical tasks associated with the job. It is now more than ever about customer service. It's the reason my family decided to leave our pediatrician of 14 years; one of the most difficult and distressing choices we've ever made.

Why Become a Phlebotomist?

The medical professionals responsible for drawing and collecting human blood are called phlebotomists and they are a critical component to any healthcare team. Find invaluable information on how a certificate in phlebotomy could jumpstart your career.

Everything You Need to Know About EKG Technician Training

You likely know the basics of what EKG technicians do: interact with patients and administer and interpret the results of EKG tests. But how do you get to that point? What's EKG technician training like? And do you really need that formal education, anyway? Those are all good questions. And we're here to help you find the answers. Let's explore EKG tech education options and coursework.

New Legislation Sheds Light on Importance of Surg Techs in the Operating Room

A patient often trusts that when they are unconscious lying on an operating table all the hospital staff performing their surgery is credentialed, but for some hospitals, that's not a requirement. Currently, the only hospital staff position in the operating room that is not required to meet minimum education and certification standards is a surgical technologist, or surg tech.

Stackable Credentials: The Newest Trend Emerging in Health Sciences

Stackable credentials are an emerging trend in the health sciences - a trend you should be aware of if you want a healthcare career! Let's address the first question: What are stackable credentials? You can look at them two ways. First, if you already have a degree and decide to earn a certificate later, you're stacking the certificate onto your degree. Or, if your education started with a certificate, you can stack on more courses and skills to earn a degree.

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