The Skills Every Successful Dental Assistant Needs
The Skills Every Successful Dental Assistant Needs Did you know that there were more than 330,000 people working as dental assistants in the US in 2020? If you're considering a career as a dental assistant, you may be wondering what types of skills you need to succeed in the role. The good news is that you may already have some of these skills, and those you don't have can be learned with [...]
How to Become a Veterinary Assistant
How to Become a Veterinary Assistant According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers is a positive one, showing a growth of 14% between 2020 and 2030. That's faster than average, and it might be the perfect time to learn how to become a veterinary assistant. If you have a deep love for working with animals and a passion for [...]
What Are the Different Types of Massage?
What Are the Different Types of Massage? 70% of people use massages as a form of therapy for relaxation and muscle pain relief. One of the biggest health benefits from massage is that it can reduce pain without the use of prescription medication. Massage is a broad subject with many different definitions. Depending on who you ask, the term can refer to either massage therapy or deep tissue massage. Regardless [...]
The Difference Between a Medical Assistant and CNA
The Difference Between a Medical Assistant and CNA When you're first looking into a career in the healthcare field, a lot of terms might seem interchangeable. A CNA is short for a certified nursing assistant. You might think that is the same job as a medical assistant. In some ways it is, but they have many differences. A number of different qualifications, classes, and certifications are needed depending on which [...]
Surgical Technologists & Sterile Processing Technicians
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 [...]
Dental Assistant vs Dental Hygienist – What’s The Difference?
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 [...]
What is a Phlebotomist? What Does a Phlebotomist Do?
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 [...]
Alumni Spotlight Samantha Lockard – Veterinary Assistant Graduate
In this Alumni Spotlight we caught up with Samantha Lockard, Veterinary Assistant graduate who currently works at Great Lakes Institute of Technology
Alumni Spotlight Mackenzie Brothers – Veterinary Assistant Graduate
In this Alumni Spotlight we caught up with Mackenzie Brothers, Veterinary Assistant graduate who currently works at Great Lakes Institute of Technology
Alumni Spotlight Kylie Shultz – Veterinary Assistant Graduate
In this Alumni Spotlight we caught up with Kylie Shultz, Veterinary Assistant graduate who currently works in Ebensburgh, PA.