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How To Remember What You’ve Read?

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Preparing for a test can be a difficult and stressful experience. Taking in a vast amount of information and remembering it can seem like an insurmountable task. Thankfully, there plenty of simple, creative strategies for retaining more of what you read. Allowing you to use that information to correctly answer questions during your Pearson Vue test. Tips and Techniques Take notes on the page - Studies have shown that taking notes on the page of the book you are reading makes it easier to remember the information, and to put it in context. It is suggested that this is because..

What Are The Benefits Of A Medical Assistant Externship?

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Medical Assistant externship occurs at the end of a training course, are an excellent way to put your newly found skills into practice and gain valuable hands-on experience in the medical field. While academic externships are unpaid, they can make a significant contribution to your career by providing you the experience, in a healthcare setting, that will help set you apart from other candidates when applying for jobs. Learning On The Job Learning under supervision - Active experience in a healthcare environment is an excellent way to sharpen your skills, but it can be daunting to transition from your medical..

5 Interviewing Skills That Every Paralegal Needs

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Conducting client interviews is a standard responsibility for most paralegals. The National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) suggests that "conducting client interviews," "maintaining general contact with clients," and "locating and interviewing witnesses" are a fundamental part of the paralegal's duties. To excel as a paralegal, you'll need to develop strong interviewing skills that will allow you to take charge of an interview and collect all the information required by the attorneys. To help you develop those skills, we've listed 5 of the most essential interviewing skills that every paralegal needs. Taking Charge Of Your Interviews 1. Make your interviewee comfortable..

The Benefits Of Giving Blood

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Blood donation centers are one of the primary healthcare providers who can make use of the skill of a newly qualified Phlebotomist, performing a vital function that saves millions of lives annually. 4.5 million patients need blood transfusions each year in the U.S, that’s around one transfusion every two seconds, and one pint of blood can save up to three lives. Despite the life-saving value of donated blood, less than 10 percent of people in the U.S donate annually. But the benefits of giving blood aren't just available to those getting transfusions, the act of donating blood can also have..

Massage Therapy For Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is the most common nerve compression disorder of the upper extremity in working adults in the U.S. Caused by the repetitive use of the hands and wrists, the symptoms of CTS, pain, tingling and numbness in the fingers or hand combined with weakness in the hand and a tendency to drop objects, can make continuing to work in a job role that requires manual dexterity difficult, with 18% of workers who develop CTS leaving their job within 18 months. What Causes Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? The symptoms of CTS are caused by compression of the Median nerve..

Using Healthcare Data Analytics To Improve Patient Outcomes

Healthcare Data Analytics

Modern healthcare providers are increasingly moving towards using digitized patient records as a method of healthcare analysis. Hard copy patient data is difficult to store, retrieve and organize. By comparison, electronic health records (EHRs) not only solve these problems, but are far easier to share between healthcare providers and represent a source of digital information that can be used in improving patient outcomes. What Is Healthcare Data Analytics? Healthcare data analytics is defined as the responsible analysis and use of electronic health data that is captured in computer systems, such as EHRs. Simply put, a patient's data is mined for..

How To Become A Private Investigator in Nevada

A Private Investigator in Nevada

The image of the grizzled private investigator (PI) has become a permanent part of our popular culture, but the reality is that the PI role increasingly demands specialized training and, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, is also increasingly in demand, with 11% job growth predicted over the next decade. Becoming a PI in Nevada requires specific training, qualifications and experience before you can achieve your license. In this article we’ll look at what the steps are for becoming a private investigator. 5 Steps To Becoming A Private Investigator 1. Decide on a specialization - Many PIs specialize in..

Does The GI Bill Offer Veterans Educational Opportunities?

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Veterans often face unique challenges, including deployments, costs, age differences, family responsibilities and full-time employment, that may affect their ability to return to college. However, a recent survey has shown that, overwhelmingly, those veterans who are taking advantage of the education benefits of the GI Bill are completing their degrees and excelling in their chosen careers. A Path To Educational Success The Student Veterans of America (SVA) analysis examined randomly selected records for one million GI Bill beneficiaries, over a period of eight years, representing around 22% of the veteran population that received educational benefits during that time.   Of..

What Tools Does A Pharmacy Technician Use?

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Accuracy is one of the critical skills expected of every Pharmacy Technician, especially when it comes to measuring and dispensing medications to customers. To help the Pharmacy Technician remain as accurate and efficient as possible, most pharmacies have a range of equipment that is regularly used as part of the dispensation process. Here at Northwest Career College, our comprehensive Pharmacy Technician program will give you the skills you'll need to operate all the equipment you'll be expected to use. Additionally, we will provide you with an insight into what it's like to be a Pharmacy Technician, we've listed the most..