National Association of Health Careers and Education Resources

Tuesday, May 30 2017

Soft skills for success

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In the professional world we come across terms like hard skills and soft skills. What is the difference? Are they necessary to succeed in the professional world?



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Wednesday, January 25 2017

Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) Career

There are many things to question when choosing to start a new career. How much will I get paid? Will I find a job easily? What is required of me in order to be successful in this field? Before starting a career as a Pharmacy Technician, there is some important information you should know and take into consideration. Pharmacy_Tech.jpg

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Monday, January 2 2017

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) Career


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When changing or starting a career path many things need to be considered: employment rate, required training, earning potential, soft skills, experience, advancement opportunities, etc. If you are considering becoming a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) here are some facts you should know before you decide, whether to pursue this career or not.

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Friday, December 16 2016

The Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) Career

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Considering a career as a Medical Assistant? Here are few things you need to know.

Medical Assisting is certainly a very demanding but fulfilling career with many advancement and growth opportunities. If you enjoy helping others, and like working face to face with people than this is the profession for you. Medical Assistants interact with patients every day, and the patients are their main focus.

Medical Assistants work in hospitals, clinics, private practices, ambulatory care and other settings. Where there is a physician there is a medical assistant, helping behind the scenes with patient care. They are trained to perform administrative and clinical assignments.

Medical Assistants must display a wide range of specific skills and more than a basic medical knowledge. You must demonstrate a high level of accuracy, adaptability, collaboration, teamwork, multitasking, prioritizing, and interpersonal skills. But above all you have to be a people person and a great communicator because you will be interacting with patients at all times.If you have an outgoing personality, positive attitude, you smile a lot, you are an emphatic active listener, than this is  a great careers choice for you.

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Wednesday, July 6 2016

Open the door to a career in HIM as an Electronic Health Records Specialist

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HIM professions are in high demand. the applications of EHRs and medical coding is providing various opportunities for career advancement and in the healthcare sector. Critical information about our health, prescription medications, allergies and results of previous tests to be accurate and instantly available has become very important and demanding component of today's health care operations.

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Wednesday, June 29 2016

The ECG / EKG Technologist and Certified Electrocardiograph Technician (CET) Career

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Discover the benefits of becoming an EKG tech and begin saving lives in this gratifying and rapidly growing health career. 
EKG technicians specialize in electrocardiography. As EKG technology is expanding, well-trained EKG technicians are becoming a demanding and integral part of health care and patient management. 

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Wednesday, April 27 2016

Phlebotomist Careers and Mobile Phlebotomy

There are more than 1 billion blood draws in the United States each year and healthcare laboratory tests is a substantial part of a 2.7 trillion dollar US healthcare market. Seventy percent of the US healthcare expenses derive from laboratory testing representing 13 percent of the whole US gross domestic product. This market is massive and continually expanding and has called for improvements and the reinvention of phlebotomy processes to improve laboratory access to diagnostic blood draws and testing. 

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Tuesday, April 19 2016

College Tuition vs Inflation

College Tuition vs Inflation and The Family Financial Burden

Across the nation the inflated cost of college tuition vs inflation has become a major issue for many families and these trends will ultimately discourage most low and middle-income families from considering a college education as a practical option.  

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Wednesday, January 20 2016

Importance And Benefits Of Employees Career Development

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Career advancement is a very important component in running a successful business and unfortunately often neglected by employers. The notion that everyone is replaceable does not create a healthy work environment. People want to do better, achieve, advance, and get recognized for their accomplishments and dedication. But except more workload, longer hours, higher expectations, and no private life the majority of employers do not offer anything else, regardless of what the promises were during the hiring process, and this is not adding value to the business or the workforce. Ignoring employee career development is a costly mistake.

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Saturday, January 16 2016

The Phlebotomy Front Door To Your Health Career

Learn what is required to become a Certified Phlebotomy Technician.

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Friday, January 8 2016

Health Information Management (HIM) Career

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In the recent years we see more and more Information Technology (IT) implementation in the healthcare field. The traditional way of running a medical facility is rapidly changing through Electronic Health Records (EHRs), Personal Health Records (PHRs), Health Information Exchange (HIE), Electronic Prescribing, Medical Coding and Billing, etc. Everything is happening online and instantly. The need for Health Information Management and Technology (HIMT) professionals is on the rise. 

 

 

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Thursday, December 24 2015

Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) Career

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The healthcare industry  is expected to have the fastest employment growth in the next years. The constantly growing demand for specialized professionals in the medical sector offers stability, advancement, and good pay outlook. Highly trained Medical Administrative Assistants are in need. Explore what is required to become a Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA), and if this is the right career choice for you.

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Friday, December 18 2015

Advantages Of Online Education

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With constantly evolving technology and instant access to information the traditional educational system is transforming. We see more online courses offered by colleges and universities. In our fast-paced and busy world, where we have to juggle all the life’s responsibilities, eLearning is gaining popularity as an alternative to a traditional education for many reasons.

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