WHAT IS PHARMACOLOGY?
June 22nd, 2018

Pharmacology is the study of drugs – how they interact with other molecules in the body and how they affect the body. This field of study can be broken down into two smaller pieces: pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. These are the two main areas of pharmacology dedicated to providing a comprehensive picture of the safety and action of a medication

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THE IMPACT OF TECHNOLOGY ON HEALTHCARE
June 15th, 2018

Continuous technological developments in healthcare have saved countless lives and improved the quality of life for even more. Not only has technology changed experiences for patients and their families, but it’s also had a huge impact on medical processes and the practices of healthcare professionals.

Technology is transforming the way we live. When it comes to our health, we use … Read More


PHARMACY TECHNICIANS IN MORE ADVANCED ROLES
June 11th, 2018

Being a pharmacist can be stressful. You always have a hundred and one things to do, but never enough time. Thankfully you are not alone in your endeavours thanks to the support of pharmacy technicians, particularly in hospitals, who lend a hand daily with patients and their medicines.

Over the past few years the responsibilities that pharmacy technicians undertake have … Read More


INTRODUCTION TO ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
June 4th, 2018

You probably have a general understanding of how your body works. But do you fully comprehend how all of the intricate functions and systems of the human body work together to keep you healthy? This course will provide that insight. By approaching the study of the body in an organized way, you will be able to connect what you learn … Read More


HEALTHCARE JOBS AND HEALTHY ECONOMY
March 12th, 2018

If the number, growth and demand for well-paying jobs is any indication, then the health of the healthcare industry is the paramount factor for our national economy.

Not only is the healthcare industry as a whole the fastest growing in terms of jobs, but also the top five fastest growing among specific industries are healthcare businesses: home healthcare, outpatient centers, … Read More


KNOWING MORE ABOUT HEMODIALYSIS TECHNICIANS
March 5th, 2018

Becoming certified as a Hemodialysis Technician gives you the ability to provide the best of care for dialysis patients. This is a huge responsibility – to give quality patient care to those who otherwise would not be able to live normal lives.

It is a simple process to become a certified clinical Hemodialysis Technician, although it takes determined application of … Read More


EKG TECHNICIANS – A JOB GETTING CLOSE TO SOMEONE’S HEART
February 8th, 2018

EKG technicians – also known as electrocardiogram technicians – monitor and test a patient’s cardiovascular performance using EKG equipment. An EKG technician is a cardiology technologist with specialized training in operating equipment used to measure a patient’s heart performance.

An electrocardiogram, or EKG, monitors a patient’s heart by tracing electrical impulses given by the heart. The technician attaches electrodes to … Read More


WHAT PHARMACY TECHNICIANS DO
February 5th, 2018

Pharmacy technicians work with pharmacists to help prepare and give out prescription medication. Working in pharmacies and hospitals, pharmacy techs do a lot behind the counter. They take prescriptions over the phone and in person, work with health professionals and customers, help mix medicines, count pills, measure medication, label and give instructions for medicine, and help take payments. Pharmacy techs … Read More


TIPS FOR NEW NURSES
February 1st, 2018

After countless, grueling hours of juggling school with the rest of your life, you’ve finished and secured a job… a huge accomplishment indeed!

Starting a new job is stressful. You’re managing relationships with new coworkers, facing a steep learning curve if you are a recent graduate, and learning to navigate a new workplace environment.

Negotiating your compensation package can be … Read More


UNDERSTANDING WHAT A PHARMACY TECHNICIAN CAN DO
September 14th, 2017

Pharmacy technicians are taking on more responsibilities to free pharmacists to carry out clinical services,but the role of a pharmacy technician is varied, and the responsibilities are determined by the pharmacy setting in which the technician practices. A pharmacy technician is a health professional who plays an integral role in the pharmacy.

 

Skills and personal characteristics

 

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ADVANTAGES OF TAKING ONLINE COURSES
September 12th, 2017

 

Some would argue that online education is only an alternative to traditional education because of the savings and convenience, but there are actually many other advantages. Only online education fully integrates itself into today’s educational technology. It is also more efficient for fast and especially motivated learners and offers skills that lack resources in traditional education despite high demand … Read More


ARE MEDICAL ASSISTANTS IN HIGH DEMAND?
June 7th, 2017

If you are considering entering the medical field but are unwilling or unable to spend four or more years on education, you should definitely consider becoming a medical assistant. Not only is the demand for this career expected to rise exponentially as the Baby Boomer generation continues to age, but it is also a highly-adaptable certification that can pave the … Read More


Increasing Demand for Pharmacy Technicians
June 1st, 2017

Demand for pharmacy jobs has been high for more than two decades, and it is only expected to continue this growth. Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians dispense medications to patients after being prescribed by physicians, and they provide patients with ongoing support while their medications are being taken. As would be expected, most pharmacy jobs are in pharmacies and drug stores. … Read More


CAREGIVER VS. HOME HEALTH AIDE
April 3rd, 2017

When deciding between bringing an in home caregiver or a home health aide into your home to help care for your loved one, you need to determine the type of caregiver that is the best fit for your family’s needs.

CAREGIVER has been trained to help with the everyday activities of daily living. Their focus will be on providing services … Read More


Are you qualified to be an In Home Support Service Provider or Caregiver?
March 30th, 2017

In Home Support Service Provider or Caregiver determine home care service needs for older adults and individuals with disabilities who choose to remain safely in their homes. Professional caregivers assist with the non-medical tasks that a person cannot safely or comfortably do alone.

What Services Are Provided by In Home Support Service Provider or Caregiver?

  1. Prepare a Care Plan

Preparing … Read More