Surgical technologists & sterile processing technicians are crucial to supporting patient care and are some of the most accessible jobs in healthcare. However, each of these careers has something different to offer. If you're interested in a healthcare career but don't want to dedicate four or more years to a degree, you should explore the possibility of becoming surgical tech or sterile processing technician. Read below to learn more about surgical tech and sterile processing tech careers and which may better suit your strengths. What Is a Surgical Technologist? Surgical technologists are essential to the surgical team. They ensure the [...]
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If you're pursuing a career in the dental field, you may be wondering what the key differences are between a dental hygienist vs. dental assistant. The roles are similar but distinct, and you want to make the right choice for your dental career path. In this guide, we'll cover what each role does and the benefits and drawbacks of each, what training you'll need, and what the job outlook is like for each career so that you can make an informed decision. Dental Assistant When considering pursuing a career as a dental assistant vs. a dental hygienist, it's important to note [...]
If you've ever asked yourself, “what is a phlebotomist?” we have the answers. The simple answer is that a phlebotomist is a certified professional who draws blood samples from patients to test them for various illnesses or health conditions. This process is done by making a puncture in the vein using a cannula, typically in the arm. But if you're interested in the career for yourself, you'll want a lot more information about precisely what is a phlebotomist, what they do, and how you can get started on this career path. What Does a Phlebotomist Do? Almost everyone can remember a [...]
In this Alumni Spotlight we caught up with Samantha Lockard, Veterinary Assistant graduate who currently works at Great Lakes Institute of Technology
In this Alumni Spotlight we caught up with Mackenzie Brothers, Veterinary Assistant graduate who currently works at Great Lakes Institute of Technology
In this Alumni Spotlight we caught up with Kylie Shultz, Veterinary Assistant graduate who currently works in Ebensburgh, PA.
Surgical techs perform vital work assisting in operating theaters. It's a technical qualification and a skilled profession but is easier to get into than you might imagine.
In this Alumni Spotlight we caught up with Julia Phelps, Medical Assistant graduate who currently works at Osteopathic Cardiology Associates in Erie PA.
In order to succeed medical assistants must learn a broad range of administrative and clinical tasks.