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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Find the Right Allied Health Assignment | The Basics
Oct05

Find the Right Allied Health Assignment | The Basics

It’s no secret that the world of allied health is broad and ever-changing, and it has lots of specialties to choose from. Throw travel into the mix and you’ve got a career that isn’t likely to bore you anytime soon! But with so many amazing allied health job offers available at a moment’s notice, how can you be sure that you’re making the best decision when applying for your next assignment? Here we’ll highlight what it takes to find...

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A Pharmacist’s Guide to Over-the-Counter Drug Overdose
Aug18

A Pharmacist’s Guide to Over-the-Counter Drug Overdose

Drug abuse is a problem that has plagued today’s society. One of the reasons for this derives from people’s view that hard drugs, such as heroin, cocaine, and steroids, are the only cause for drug abuse. Most people are unaware that over-the-counter (OTC) drugs are just as harmful. In fact, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration reports that about 980 deaths per year are caused by acetaminophen. Nonprescription drugs can be...

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Becoming a Radiation Therapist: What to Expect
Jul28

Becoming a Radiation Therapist: What to Expect

Chances are that you know someone who has or had cancer, and maybe you’ve even lost someone close to you because of it. Since there were an estimated 1.7 million new cases of cancer diagnosed in 2016 alone and the number of new cases is predicted to rise to 22 million within the next two decades, there is a need for healthcare workers to diagnose and treat cancer patients. Radiation therapists play an important role in this process,...

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