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Best Websites For Veterans Seeking Jobs

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The educational funding offered to veterans under the GI Bill gives them access to the education they need to pursue civilian careers after their time in the military. In addition to that funding, there is a useful set of resources available online to support veterans as they apply for new positions. In this article we will be looking at five of the best websites for veterans seeking jobs. 1. Military.com - Military.com hosts the “largest veteran job board in the world” as part of its careers section. In addition to hosting job posts, Military.com also helps individuals search for specific jobs,..


What Is The Difference Between Criminology And Criminal Justice?

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The terms criminal justice and criminology are often used interchangeably, which can be confusing for those seeking to pursue a career or education in either one of those fields. While there is certainly some crossover between the subjects, especially in education, the careers associated with them can be significantly different. Understanding the differences between the two, especially when choosing a college course that could define your professional future, is hugely important. So what are the differences between criminal justice and criminology? Criminal Justice vs. Criminology As a rule, criminal justice focuses on the procedural and policy aspects of the American..


How To Help With Pediatric Dental Patients

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As every dental assistant knows it is much easier to treat patients when they feel comfortable. As a dental assistant, part of your responsibilities is to monitor patients during dental treatments for discomfort or distress. You can then use your interpersonal skills to calm them and put them at ease.   Pediatric dental patients come with their own unique set of challenges and require a certain approach in order to overcome those challenges. Communication can be more difficult that with adults and, although many people are wary about going to the dentist, a scared child can be very difficult to..


What Skills Does A Pharmacy Technician Need To Be Successful?

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Pharmacy technical is a skilled position with a range of significant responsibilities. In order to excel as a pharmacy technician you will need to identify and improve on the skills that are most relevant to the job, increasing your utility and ability to progress your career. To help you identify the skills and abilities you'll need to be an outstanding pharmacy technician we’ve listed those skills that have the greatest impact on the role. Mathematically Proficient In a position where you are expected to control both the filling of prescriptions and measuring of pharmaceuticals, in addition to retail and administrative..


The Benefits Of Studying Medical Administrative Assisting Online

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Here at Northwest Career College, we recognize that not everyone has time in their busy Las Vegas schedule to accommodate full time, on-campus study. We also firmly believe that your commitments to your family, personal and professional life shouldn’t prevent you from accessing the qualification that you deserve, which is why we offer a range of study modes, including part-time and online.   For some people, especially those returning to education, online study can seem daunting. However, for millions of Americans, studying online has been the ideal way to work towards the qualification they want while still committing time and..


Do You Need To Give Rescue Breathing During CPR?

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Until 2005, most guidelines for performing CPR recommended 15 compressions on the chest, followed by two breaths into the person’s mouth, followed by 15 compressions again. This sequence was then repeating until medical help arrived. In 2005, the American Heart Association (AHA) alongside many other CPR organizations, changed their recommendations to 30 compressions followed by two breaths.   Recently, research by Professor Gordon A Ewy and his team, conducted at the University of Arizona, indicated that that compressions alone were just as effective as compressions with breaths, as long as the compressions were perfromed correctly and in a timely manner...


How to Develop Confidence as a Phlebotomist

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As a practice, phlebotomy can present you with a number of challenges. Venipuncture is a precise and demanding activity which may cause your patient distress, discomfort or pain. You may have to deal with one of the 10% of people in the U.S. who have a crippling fear of needles, or patients who just have a natural aversion to potentially painful and invasive procedures. The pressure that the role of phlebotomist entials can knock you confidence, making the job even more difficult, especially if you have only recently qualified. The chances are that you will quickly learn to adapt to..


Medical Billing and Coding Trends for 2018

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By 2020, worldwide healthcare spending is expected to increase by up to 8% in response to the greater need for medical care for an aging population. As the healthcare sector both grows and becomes increasingly digitized medical billing and coding is expected to experience some significant changes over the next few years. Keeping up to date with those changes is important to medical billers and coders, especially those who are freelance, so to help out we have gathered together the three largest tends expected to impact medical billing and coding in the near future. Computer Assisted Coding (CAC) Through the..


Advancements In Law Enforcement Technology

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Part of excelling as a paralegal is keeping abreast of technologies that could have a significant affect your field. For those specialising in criminal law advances in law enforcement technology are especially important, as they can have a fundamental effect on the cases you may find yourself working on. To help you keep up to date with with potentially significant changes in how technology is changing law enforcement we’ve listed eight examples of advanced equipment that are in use today.   Handheld laser spectroscopy devices Handheld laser spectroscopy devices are used to determine the chemical composition of an unknown substance...


How To Learn English By Listening To Music

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Learning a new language is all about making it part of your life and spending a little bit of time every day concentrating on picking up something new about the language you are learning and slowly building up your fluency.   Music is an easy way to build English into your daily routine. It’s a low effort, low impact way to pick up pronunciation and colloquial phrases or expressions and is as simple as putting in your headphones. Listening to music in English means to can be studying whenever you are on the move and while you are completing other..