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Surgical tech students cover a lot of material during the classroom portion of the program, but that’s only one part of it. The externship is another part, and it’s where you’ll begin to put your newfound knowledge to work. What Is an Externship? Learning isn’t limited to the classroom. After your classes, you’ll take your… Read more »

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Happy New Year! 2019 is a memory, and 2020 is just beginning. The year is full of possibilities, hope, and opportunities. Did you make resolutions for the new year? Keeping them can be a challenge, but we have some quotes to motivate you and help you stay the course. Be Positive We can be our… Read more »

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Wouldn’t it be nice to know what’s coming five years down the road? It would help us make decisions, be prepared, and know what to expect. Although we can’t know exactly what to expect in terms of an individual job, career projections give us valuable information about what’s to come in a particular field.  Growth  When considering the… Read more »

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What’s in store for you in 2020? If a new job is on your list for the new year, we have a few tips that can help. Finding a new job can be challenging and even frustrating. Fortunately, there are a few important things that can increase your chances. We’re rooting for you, and we hope 2020… Read more »

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What’s coming in 2020 and beyond for sterile techs in terms of salary? If you’re considering this role as your new career, this may be one of your questions about this role. We’re here to help; read on for this and other information that may be helpful as you consider this career option. Job Duties… Read more »

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What does the new year have in store for you? Maybe you’ve been considering a career as a surgical tech and feel like 2020 is the year to dive into this role. If that’s the case, we have some information that will be very useful to you. Duties What does a surgical tech do? It’s… Read more »

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When Thanksgiving approaches, many people begin focusing on what they’re thankful for. It feels good to practice gratitude — and it brings numerous benefits — so why limit it to one specific time of year? You can practice gratitude 365 days a year, and we have a few tips to help you get started. Commit… Read more »

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At one time, virtual reality was a novelty, mostly focused on video games. Those days are gone; today, virtual reality is a useful tool, including in the medical field. When is it coming to the operating room, and why does that matter? In Some Cases, It’s Already There Take Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian in Newport… Read more »

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Do you enjoy taking tests? Most people answer that with a definite no. If you’re on the path to becoming a surgical tech, you may be worried about your certification exam. However, there are ways to make testing a little easier and less intimidating, and we’re here to help with that. Here are a few… Read more »

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Work friendships can be important. You may eat together, laugh on good days, and boost each other’s spirits on bad days. Then, one day, your best friend at work decides it’s time to move on. Where do you go from here? We have a few tips to help you cope. Give Yourself Time to Adjust… Read more »