What Does a Medical Assistant Do? 

What does a medical assistant do

If you’re considering pursuing a career as a medical assistant but aren’t sure if it’s the right path for your future, you’ve come to the right place! We’re breaking down what it’s like to be one of the healthcare heroes out there keeping the wheels of the giant healthcare machine rolling. That is precisely what […]

Is a Career in Practical Nursing right for me?

Is a career in practical nursing right for me?

There’s no question the healthcare industry would not be the same without the services of the healthcare heroes doing the important work of patient care. We’re talking about nurses, but more specifically, practical nurses. If you’re considering pursuing a career as a practical nurse but aren’t sure if it’s the right path for your future, […]

How to Choose the Best Vet Assisting Program for You

How to choose the right vet assisting program for you

Choosing the right career path is a hard enough decision. But once you’ve decided to pursue a career caring for furry friends of all kinds as a veterinary assistant, the next challenging decision is choosing the right training program. After all, where you get your training is going to determine how prepared you are to […]

What is a Practical Nurse and how do I become one?

It’s hard to imagine a more heroic or rewarding profession than the nursing profession. Maybe that’s because no matter what type of nurse you are, you’re earning a living by helping others on a daily basis. So, what does a practical nurse do and how do you become one of these healthcare heroes? Let’s break […]

Career Paths for Medical Assistants

Career Paths for Medical Assistants graphic

A future as a medical assistant is a great choice for those who want to work in the healthcare field but don’t necessarily want to go through the traditional, years of university education to become a doctor or nurse. Medical assistants provide support to physicians and nurses in a variety of ways and are an […]

How Can I Get a Fast-Track Healthcare Career?

Fast-Track Healthcare Career graphic

Starting a career in healthcare is a great way to not just make a difference in other people’s lives, but to make a difference in your own life! If you’re looking to start a healthcare career quickly, you may be wondering what the best way is to fast-track your future in healthcare. To help you […]

Financial Aid Options for Dental Assisting Students

financial aid options for dental assisting students

It’s safe to say that figuring out the right career path for your future can be one of life’s bigger challenges. But once you’ve decided what to do and where to get the training you need, the next step in the journey to your future is the how. How are you going to pay for […]

What are the differences between Vet Techs and Vet Assistants?

what are the differences between vet techs and vet assistants

If you are an animal lover, a career that involves working with animals is probably your ultimate dream job. The question that you may be asking yourself when deciding on pursuing your dream career in animal care is most likely, “what is the best career path to take?” There are many different career opportunities to […]

What Does an Ultrasound Technician Do?

what does an ultrasound technician do

Ultrasound scanning, also known as sonography, started becoming widely used in obstetrics and gynecology in the 70’s and continues to evolve as a powerful diagnostic tool today. So powerful, in fact, that jobs for Ultrasound Technicians are growing at a faster than average rate with a projected 19,100 jobs being added to the industry by […]

Intro to Practical Nursing Program

intro to practical nursing program

With the healthcare industry growing at a rapid pace, the demand for licensed practical nurses in growing right along with it. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects an increase of nearly 69,000 new jobs for licensed practical nurses by 2030.* To meet the demand for these healthcare heroes, Caris College is pleased to […]