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How to Become a Phlebotomist

How to Become a Phlebotomist

Phlebotomy Training and Careers Phlebotomy is not a career for those who don’t enjoy working with blood and veins. Although different phlebotomists might take on additional administrative or clinical tasks based on employer preferences and level of experience, most will find the majority of their time spent collecting blood. It’s certainly not a good career […]

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Interview with Medical Assistant Saire DeLis

Interview with Medical Assistant Saire DeLis

Advice for Those Thinking of Becoming a Medical Assistant Raised in New Orleans, Saire DeLis is now a working medical assistant in Missouri. While in school for her Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) Certificate, Saire maintained a 4.0 grade point average, while completing an externship at the Community Health Center. After receiving her certificate from a […]

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Medical Imaging Resources

Medical Imaging Resources

Medical imaging remains one of the most profitable medical professions that can be achieved through vocational and technical training. Although the required educational courses can be intensive and costly, job opportunities in the field are expected to increase over the next ten years, and at higher rates of pay. Unlike most other medical vocational options, […]

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What is a Nursing Director

What is a Nursing Director

What Does a Nursing Director Do? If you have goals beyond nursing school and a typical four-year degree, you may want to visit the possibility of a career as a nursing director. Although it can take quite a bit of extra education and experience to become qualified for this position, the pay and benefits can […]

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Entry Level Healthcare Jobs

Entry Level Healthcare Jobs

One of the best reasons to start working in a healthcare capacity is to make connections with employers and co-workers. Although your healthcare education will go a long way in ensuring you land the career you want, this is one field where who you know can make a difference. Start your career early by working an hourly job—it’s a great way to help pay for school and make a difference.

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Rap Video Created by Emergency Room Nursing Staff

This emergency room rap was put together by nurses and staff members from UAB for a National Nurses’ Week contest. Not only is it a lot of fun, it shows the commitment this group of nurses have for their careers.    Fun Stuff     – READ MORE ABOUT THE NURSING CAREER HERE –  

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Nursing Environment Video

How important is a good nursing environment? Watch and listen as Angie Ballenger, B.S.N. discusses her own personal experiences as a heart transplant ICU nurse and why her working environment is so critical at UAB Hospital.       – READ MORE ABOUT THE NURSING CAREER HERE –    

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A Day in the Life of a Critical Care Nurse Video

A Day in the Life of a Critical Care Nurse Video

Being a Critical Care Nurse If you are thinking of entering the field of nursing, watch Michelle Swinney talk about the what she deals with every day as a critical care nurse. She talks about why she decided to go to nursing school, what it is like to live with life and death on a […]

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Nursing Student Interview with Christine Hernandez

Nursing Student Interview with Christine Hernandez

When did you know you wanted to be a nurse? Four of five years ago.  I was working in a place were I was always around doctors and nurses.  I loved hearing the stories they would tell and I always had more questions for them.  I loved learning about the medical field and decided that […]

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Nursing Interview with Joanna Casey

Nursing Interview with Joanna Casey

When did you know you wanted to be a nurse? I always knew that I wanted to go in to health care. The problem for me growing up was that one day I wanted to be a Physical Therapist, the next a Dermatologist, and the next a Pediatrician. I decided to apply to Nursing school […]

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