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Best Apps for Exam Revision

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The days of exam revision consisting reams of scattered paper and hastily scribbled notes are now firmly in the past. With pretty much every student having access to a smartphone, tablet or PC, a vast range of apps have become available to help you digitize and streamline your exam revision. To help you get the most out of your revision, we've put together a list of the best app-based revision aids for both Android and IOS. Best Apps for Exam Revision QUIZLET Quizlet is a study aid and flashcard app that allows you to create quizzes based on the information..


How To Perform CPR On An Infant

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Performing CPR on an infant is significantly more difficult than on an adult, requiring a much gentler approach and some fairly significant changes to the normal CPR procedure. The first, and most important, thing to do is to check if the infant is actually unresponsive. Accidentally performing CPR on an infant that doesn’t require it can be very dangerous. If they seem unresponsive, tap or flick the sole of their feet to try and trigger a response. If they do not respond, check for breathing by looking for chest movement, listening for the sounds of normal breathing and seeing if..


What Equipment Does A Phlebotomist Use?

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Blood drawing, or venipuncture, is a complicated medical procedure that requires expert tuition to properly master, the kind of expert tuition we offer on our Phlebotomy Program here at Northwest Career College.   Aside from a steady hand and a good teacher, venipuncture requires the use of proper phlebotomy equipment in order for the result of any blood analysis conducted on the blood sample to be reliable. In this article, we will be looking at what tools and equipment a phlebotomist might use during a blood draw and what you can expect to be trained on when you enroll in..


Four Myths About Returning To School As An Adult

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Returning to education as an adult learner has many advantages. Compared to those fresh out of high school you have better defined career goals combined with more life skills and greater real-world experience. Despite this, some adult learners are put off returning to education because of certain pervasive myths. In this article we will be exploring those myths and comparing them to the reality of returning to school. Myth #1 - You Don't Have The Time Balancing your personal and professional life with the demands of education can be difficult, but it is not impossible. At Northwest we offer flexible..


4 Ways To Put A Dental Patient At Ease

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Dental care, while entirely necessary, can sometimes be an uncomfortable experience, ranging into actually unpleasant if tooth removal is required. While only a minority of people are actually phobic about the dentist, most are uncomfortable with the idea of dental procedures. As a dental administrative assistant, it will be your responsibility to collect accurate information from patients, which can be hard to do if they are agitated.   Putting the patient at ease will not only make your job easier, but also the help both the patient and the other staff. To help you accomplish this, we’ve put together four..