How to Become a Nurse Practitioner

p187-4-jpg

A nurse practitioner works with a general, specialized or family physician and completes health screenings, diagnoses illnesses and prescribes the medications necessary to treat illnesses.  The nurse practitioner will write physician referrals, arrange for preventative health practices and follow up appointments when necessary. To become a nurse practitioner you must pursue education beyond a high […]

How Long Will It Take Me To Become A Nurse Practitioner?

nurse-practitioner

APN’s (advanced practice nurses) are RN’s with extra education and degrees.   Nurse practitioners are APN’s that are licensed to provide direct health care to patients as either a primary health care provider or a specialized health care provider. APN’s have responsibilities beyond that of an RN.  A nurse practitioner’s responsibilities include the diagnosis and/or treatment […]

Become a Sonographer! Start Your Career Now!

cardiac-sonographer-careers

Imagine being the first person to see an unborn child, or revealing the sex of a baby to the expecting parents or helping to find an illness while it’s still in a treatable stage!  Being a sonographer can be both a rewarding and financially stable career.  A sonographer is a professional that uses the sound […]

Top 10 Medical Assistant Schools You Never Considered

medical-assitant-schools

Medical assisting schools offer training programs that prepare you to work as medical assistants, fulfilling both an administrative and a clinical role. As part of the training, you complete office and clinical courses as well as an internship. Attending a medical assisting school is beneficial because you’ll have the training necessary to step right into […]

Top 10 Nursing Schools that You May Not Know About

top-nursing-schools-in-the-us

Careers in the nursing field have grown and are expected to continue to grow through 2020. RN jobs are expected to grow at a rate of 26% and LPN jobs are expected to grow at 22%. Nursing is a rewarding career, because it involves saving people’s lives and providing comfort to people in need. Nursing […]

What is an Occupational Therapist? Career Explained

occupational-therapist

Occupational therapists enjoy one of the fastest growing and most rewarding careers in the United States right now, but many people still don’t know exactly what it is they do. So what is an occupational therapist? Occupational therapist careers differ depending on location, specialty and other factors, but in general, all occupational therapists provide therapeutic […]