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Oct
07

Benefits of a Career as a Dental Assistant

Is becoming a dental assistant a career choice that you have thought about quite a bit lately? Working as a dental assistant is no ordinary job and there are some things you should understand about this career choice. Many dental assistants will tell you that this is a challenging but rewarding career and that there […]

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Sep
30

Helping Others – A Career in Massage Therapy

If you enjoy helping others heal and relax through touch, a career in massage therapy may be a good choice for you. Here at American College of Healthcare we offer a combined Physical Therapy Aide/Massage Therapy training program to give you the skills you need to have a successful career as a massage therapist. The […]

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Sep
23

Why Vocational Schools Are a Great Choice

We know it can be difficult to decide what you want to do for the rest of your life. Young adults have the pressure of applying to colleges and arranging financial aid and student loans to pay for tuition, books and other expenses. Even older adults need to arrange their educational future when they decide […]

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Sep
16

How to Set Yourself Apart as a Massage Therapist

Whether you’re studying massage therapy here at ACH or just curious about how you can set yourself apart as a massage therapist and get the most out of your career, read on to discover ways to entice customers and turn visitors into regulars. Once you’ve mastered your skills, the most important way to set yourself […]

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Sep
09

Reasons to Become a Medical Assistant in the Twenty-First Century

As technology replaces more jobs than ever before and drives more corporations to outsource the ones that can’t be replaced, the twenty-first-century job market can be a frightening place. It can be hard to find reasons to train for any vocational role, but there are more reasons to become a medical assistant than almost any […]

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Sep
02

A Healthy Back-to-School Recipe for Success: 4 Foolproof Tips for Going in Strong!

Starting school is always a little bumpy, but as a healthcare student, you have an advantage over your peers: you already know how important it is to prioritize your health, both physical and mental. Here are 4 healthy back-to-school tips written for students, by students, for going in strong! 1. Learn about your learning style. […]

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Aug
26

Man’s Best Friend Could Get a Healthcare Job: Blood Sugar Monitor

As a veterinary assistant, you might find yourself caring for a pooch who’s more than just a pet: he might actually be about to get a healthcare job! We’re not talking about seeing-eye dogs, although they do tremendous work and make worlds of difference for the visually impaired. Actually, in a recent NPR story called […]

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Aug
19

4 Exciting Healthcare Startups People in Healthcare Careers Should Know About

After the tech sector, the healthcare industry is growing faster than any other part of the U.S. economy. But 2016 has been a landmark year for teamwork between these two sectors: increasingly, healthcare startups are creating new technology to help move healthcare into the future, drawing hundreds of millions of dollars from investors. Here are […]

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Aug
13

Here’s How CA Leads Cancer Care: Groundbreaking Cancer Reporting in California

In his last State of the Union Address, President Obama highlighted VP Joe Biden’s decision to forego the 2016 Democratic nomination in favor of working to “make America the country that cures cancer once and for all.” Since then, the plan has often been called a “moonshot to cure cancer” – an effort as ambitious […]

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Aug
05

#ChoosePT in California: Healing the Pain of the Opioid Epidemic

According to the American Society of Addiction Medicine, about 20,000 Americans are killed every year by prescription painkillers. These deaths are almost always overdoses on prescription opioids such as oxycodone and fentanyl (the drug that killed Prince). But unfortunately, that number is deceptively small. Many more deaths stack on top of those as a result […]

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