What Is the Difference Between a Surgical Tech and a Sterile Tech?

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If you’re considering a career in the medical field, you may be trying to narrow your options down a bit. For example, there are various tech roles, and it may be helpful to explore two popular options: surgical tech and sterile tech. It will give you a better idea of the differences between the two… Read more »

Best Ways to Prepare for Your Sterile Tech Training

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Starting something new can be exciting, but it can also be a little intimidating. If you’re getting ready to start your training to be a sterile tech, we have a few tips to help you be prepared. We’re very excited for you as you take this important step to begin your new career! Brush Up… Read more »

Five Stretches You Can Do during Your Shift

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Long shifts can be tough on your body. Fortunately, a few stretches can help, and each one has benefits that go far beyond relieving your aches and pains. Leg Raises Starting in a seated position, straighten one leg and hold in place for at least 10 seconds, then lower and repeat on the next leg…. Read more »

What Kind of Education Do I Need to Be a Sterile Tech?

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Have you considered a career as a sterile tech? This role is essential in any healthcare environment; sterile techs are critical to defending patients and the entire healthcare environment from all types of germs. Are you wondering whether this role is right for you? It may be helpful to learn about the educational requirements for… Read more »

Five Trendy Scrubs You Will Want on Your Birthday Wishlist

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At one time, most nurses wore all white, and many topped the ensemble with a nursing cap. When the switch to scrubs began, there were few options, and there wasn’t much opportunity to personalize them in any way. That has changed. There are many options out there, and you can find scrubs that work well,… Read more »

Building a Personal Brand in Healthcare: How to Do It in 2019

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What’s your personal brand? Some people associate their personal brand with their online presence, but it’s more than just the articles you post and the things you share on social media. Others associate it with their style or personality, but it’s more than that, too. Here are some tips to help you build your personal… Read more »

The Best Tips for the Best Healthcare Cover Letters

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You just found a listing for a job, and it sounds like a perfect fit. Now what? It’s time to write a strong and effective cover letter, and we have some important tips to help you do that. Tailor the Letter for the Job Read the job posting carefully, and use the information in it… Read more »

Why Is the Surgical Instrument Market Growing? The Answer Is Quite Simple

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When an industry experiences growth, it may be difficult to determine the reason for it. Sometimes, however, the causes are relatively easy to find. That’s the case with the surgical instrument market, and there are several specific reasons for the growth. Education about Health Issues Is on the Rise Health literacy is very important. Being… Read more »

With More Procedures in Outpatient Facilities, How Does that Change the Job for Allied Health Personnel?

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In today’s world, it’s common for many procedures to be done on an outpatient basis. For other procedures, patients may have a choice when it comes to having the procedure done on an outpatient or inpatient basis. That’s led to some changes, including for allied health personnel. Specialize To begin with, allied health personnel who… Read more »

Taking a Sterile Tech Certification? Here Are Some Test Review Resources

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Preparing for a test can be nerve-wracking. It can be more difficult when you’re not sure what to study, are unsure about how the test will work or don’t know the best way to prepare for that particular test. There’s good news if you are preparing to take a sterile tech certification test: there are… Read more »