So, You Think You Can Travel: Physical Therapist Personality Traits
Feb06

So, You Think You Can Travel: Physical Therapist Personality Traits

Calling all physical therapists who have wanderlust and are bored with the monotony of a full-time position! If you feel the open road calling you but want to maintain your professional career in physical therapy, you most likely are contemplating travel therapy positions. Yet, taking that leap of faith and leaving your permanent career for a transient lifestyle can be intimidating. What if you don’t like it? What if you’re bad at it?...

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Hiring Veterans In Healthcare
Dec26

Hiring Veterans In Healthcare

The unemployment rate for veterans in 2014 was 5.3 percent. With more than 20 million veterans across the country, the opportunities to hire these veterans are bountiful. With a healthcare shortage that continues to grow more and more prominent, many facilities fail to realize that there is an entire untapped employment pool that could help fill those jobs. There are a variety of resources looking to match Veterans with employers....

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Help Patients with a Fear of Needles
Dec12

Help Patients with a Fear of Needles

Throughout the world of medicine, allied health professionals encounter a wide range of patient concerns. While some are more rational than others, it’s important to learn how to deal with each fear in order to provide the best care possible! One of the most common situations for professionals in many allied health fields is encountering patients with a fear of needles. No matter a patient’s age, it’s possible for a person to...

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What Do Vascular Technologists Do?
Nov07

What Do Vascular Technologists Do?

Working in the healthcare field can open up the door for a variety of different career paths. Whether it’s working as a physical therapist, an X-ray technician, or a psychologist, the allied health career boasts a huge variety of vocations. Why don’t we take a look at a career most people don’t know about? Many people don’t exactly know what a vascular technologist does. However, vascular techs play a vital role in healthcare,...

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Introducing the Physical Therapy Licensure Compact
Oct31

Introducing the Physical Therapy Licensure Compact

As society becomes increasingly mobile, we have seen many developments in the healthcare industry. Telemedicine has become increasingly common and travel careers in allied health have seen significant growth in recent years. Given the projected growth in healthcare demand, these trends are likely to continue. Overall, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that healthcare occupations are projected to grow by 18% between 2016-2026....

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What Does a Mammography Technologist Do?
Oct25

What Does a Mammography Technologist Do?

October is the one month out of the year when breast cancer awareness is heightened and everyone is more conscious of it. However, breast cancer affects men and women year-round, not just during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. There are certain professions out there that focus on breast cancer diagnosis and treatment every single day. For example, radiation therapists help fight breast cancer by treating it with high-energy rays to...

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