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Five Skills to Help You Succeed as a Dental Administrative Assistant This Year

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The world of the dental administrative assistant is one with multiple responsibilities covering many different areas of any dental practice. While this amount of plate spinning is what makes being a dental administrative assistant so rewarding and exciting, it can also be a little difficult at times.    Thankfully, there are certain skills, the kind we teach in our Dental Administrative School, you can develop that will help you streamline your workload, become more organized, efficient, and overall a better dental administrative assistant, and in today’s article, we’ll be covering some of them. Understanding Your Resources One way to stay..

Can a Smile Really Reduce the Pain of an Injection?


Hundreds of thousands of phlebotomists across the U.S conduction million of blood draws every day and for all of those phlebotomists, one of their key responsibilities is to make the patient as comfortable as possible during that procedure.   New research from the University of California, Irvine School of Ecology, has indicated that simply the act of smiling can reduce the sensation of pain associated with blood draws and reduce stress-induced physiological responses in participants. Smiling Through the Pain The impetus for the study conducted at the University of California was the so-called grimace response. Humans, and certain other animals,..

Where Do Medical Billers and Coders Work?

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Medical billing and coding is one of the fastest-growing areas of the healthcare sector. A vital link between healthcare providers and medical insurance companies, medical billers and coders have become an integral part of the U.S healthcare system.    In this article, we’ll be looking at the different places in which medical billers and coders can find work. Hospitals and Doctors’ Offices Perhaps the least surprising entry on this list, hospitals and doctors’ offices are the most common places for medical billers and coders to find employment. The work does differ between these two types of employers, however.    Doctor’s..

Pharmacy Technician Training: a Step-By-Step Career Guide

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If you are considering starting your new career by becoming a Pharmacy Technician, we’ve put together a step-by-step guide that will walk you through how to obtain the right qualifications, how to get nationally certified, and how to start applying for the job of your dreams. Choosing the Right Pharmacy Technician Training Program The first step in creating your new career as a pharmacy technician is to find a training program that works for you.    Here at Northwest, our Pharmacy Technician Training Program is designed to fit around your life and commitments, which is why we offer a blended..

What Kind of Attorneys Does a Paralegal Assist?

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Paralegals provide vital support to attorneys during the course of a legal case, providing administrative backup, interviewing witnesses and clients, collecting and updating key legal documents, and conducting vital legal research.    In this article, we’ll be looking at exactly what kinds of attorney you can expect to be assisting once you’ve graduated from our Paralegal Studies Program. Tax Law Attorneys Taxation is an immensely complex system of interlocking laws covering federal, state, and municipal governments’ assessment and collection of taxes from both individuals and corporations.   You can find attorneys specializing in tax law working for large corporations, legal..