What Can Surgical Techs Do to Prevent Retained Surgical Items?

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Every day throughout the country, people undergo surgical procedures to address a wide variety of problems or issues. Unfortunately, during some of these procedures, a surgical instrument may be left behind after the surgery is complete. That can cause major problems for the patient. Background During a procedure, a surgical team may use numerous instruments…. Read more »

Understand How to Effective Manage Millennials

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The workplace can be a generational melting pot, including young people, people in the middle of their careers, and people who are nearing retirement. Everyone must get used to each other and learn how to work together. Millennials, loosely defined as people born between the late 1970s and 2000, now represent a large portion of… Read more »

Should Healthcare Consider Online Training?

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Getting a degree used to mean attending classes on a college campus. That’s still the case for many students, but others get their degree through online programs. What’s beneficial about getting a degree this way? What’s not so good? How do employers view online degrees? Pros and Cons In a traditional college setting, classes are… Read more »

Tailor Your Resume to the Job Description

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Job hunting can be very challenging. Many job seekers are unfamiliar with the concept of tailoring a resume to a job description, and others consider it a waste of time to customize a resume. However, it’s important to remember there may be numerous candidates vying for any given job, so tailoring a resume to a… Read more »

Can You Sell Yourself in 30 Seconds?

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What in the world is an elevator speech and why do you need one? An elevator speech is a concise, compelling introduction that can be communicated in the amount of time it takes someone to ride the elevator to their floor. A good elevator speech can be useful during any encounter with a potential employer,… Read more »

How Healthcare Big Data Can Help with Prevention

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What if it were possible to predict that a person would become diabetic within a few years? What if a doctor could diagnose depression before the individual even realized that they were struggling with it? Not so long ago, these questions might have sounded ludicrous. However, big data is making such advances possible. Putting patient… Read more »