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Studying Online With Northwest Career College

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With the current social-distancing rules in place, it might seem like your plan to enroll at Northwest Career College, and therefore your plans to train for your new career will need to put on hold.   Thankfully this isn’t the case. As part of our student-focussed policy, we’ve put in place measures to make sure our teaching methods for the vast majority of our courses are as flexible as possible.   We understand that our potential new students have other responsibilities, such as jobs and families to look after. That is why we offer our students the ability to join our..

The 7 Essential Steps of CPR

Essential Steps of CPR

Quick and effective application of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can double or triple the survival chances of someone suffering from a cardiopulmonary arrest.    While there is no replacement for the kind of affordable, quality CPR classes that Northwest offers, there are seven easy steps that you can use to assist someone who is experiencing a life-threatening emergency.     Call the emergency services - The first thing you should do in any emergency situation is to call the emergency services as fast as possible.    Not only does that mean that an ambulance will already be on its way, but..

4 Tips for Becoming a Fantastic Business Administrative Assistant

Business Administrative Assistant

Business administrative assistants are key cogs in most modern business environments, working behind the scenes to make sure everything runs as smoothly as possible and the front line staff has the support they need to shine.   If you are considering starting a career as a business administrative assistant, or are looking for your first position in the field, here are tips for becoming a fantastic business administrative assistant.   Expand Your Portfolio Microsoft Office skills, such as Word, Excel, and Outlook are considered essential to working in a modern office environment. However, there are a number of other apps..

How to Remain Productive When Working from Home

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Working from home, particularly if you aren’t used to it, can seem like the ideal situation. No commute, no meetings to attend, and no reason to take off your pajamas.   However, if you’ve recently switched to working from home, and particularly if you don’t have a dedicated office, you might find your productivity slips. After all, we fill our houses with the things we want to do when we aren’t working.   To help keep you productive, we’ve put together some easy to use tips you can apply to working or studying from home. Block Out the Noise Since..

Do Anti-Inflammatory Diets Work?

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One of the hardest health issues to diagnose, even with the significant role that blood analysis plays in modern medicine, is the root cause of chronic inflammation.    This is mostly because there are are a number of potential causes of chronic inflammation and the exact issue can be difficult to pin down even after blood tests.   One of the potential solutions to chronic inflammation that is commonly suggested is a change to an anti-inflammatory diet and, in this article, we’ll be looking at exactly how effective these anti-inflammatory diets can be. What Is Chronic Inflammation? The most common..