Tag: health care careers

Career Spotlight: Midwifery

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Editorial Assistant, Carnegie Communications

Midwives are known for offering a more personal approach to women's health care. They support and guide their patients before, during, and after childbirth. read more

See Optometry in Your Future?

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Former Assistant Editor, Online Specialist, Carnegie Communications

Optometrists help the world see as perfectly as possible. But what exactly do optometrists do, and how to they learn to do it? read more

Health Careers You Haven't Considered

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Editor, Carnegie Communications

Nurses and doctors, the general practitioners as you may know them, are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to health care professionals. There is a wealth of health careers out there in what are known as the allied health fields. read more

Make A Difference with Nursing

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Director of Public Relations, D'Youville College

The demand for qualified nurses has never been higher. If you want a health care career with direct patient interaction, a fast-paced and ever-changing workday, and the opportunity to work in almost any setting, then nursing is for you! read more

Medical School Admission Requirements by Design

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Director, Chemistry Program, Mount Mary College

Perhaps you feel it--the call to become a physician. The path to medical school and the subsequent practice of medicine is notoriously rigorous and very competitive. Yet, some say the hardest part of the journey is the admission process. read more

How to Be a Competitive Med School Applicant

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Director of the Pre-medical and Related Health Professional Programs, Gannon University

What makes someone an ideal med school applicant? What do admission counselors look for? How should students, both pre-med and not, prepare? read more

Welcome to Nursing, Welcome to Opportunity

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Assistant Director of Marketing, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case We

How can you make a difference and improve the lives of others? Become a nurse. read more

Pharmacy Careers: A Prescription for Success

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Associate Professor, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

One of the most trusted and accessible health care professionals, pharmacists are the medication experts. But few understand the educational background and diverse opportunities available in pharmacy, or how the profession is evolving in many exciting ways. read more

Nurses and Health Care Reform

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Dean, School of Nursing at the College of St. Scholastica

Changes within health care, highlighted by the passage of the federal health reform in the spring of 2010, afford tremendous opportunities and challenges for nurses. read more

What Are Med School Residencies Really Like?

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The residency is one of the last steps toward becoming a full-fledged doctor. It's an exciting, stressful, amazing learning experience, and I am right in the middle of it as a resident at the Duluth Family Practice Center in Minnesota. read more