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The Future of Allied Health

by Howard Gerber on November 5, 2018

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allied health futureMedicine and the medical field continually evolve. Emerging technology, as well as the changing needs of society, causes shifts in the medical field. The allied health field is one area that is experiencing rapid growth and other changes. [continue reading…]

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Problems with Inclusion in the Classroom

by Howard Gerber on November 1, 2018

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inclusion classroomMost people like to talk about the benefits of an inclusion classroom. Those are numerous, popular, and easy to list. But what about the problems with inclusive classrooms? It is almost as if it is taboo to even suggest there are problems with creating an inclusive classroom. However, as any mainstream or special education teacher can tell you, there are indeed problems. [continue reading…]

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School Nurses and The Opioid Crisis

by Howard Gerber on October 25, 2018

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school nurses opioid crisisThe opioid epidemic is reaching all parts of the country and affecting people of all ages. Unfortunately, high school students are also becoming addicted to opioids. As a school nurse, you can have a role in dealing with the crisis.  [continue reading…]

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Tips for Finding Short Term Housing for Travel Nurses

by Howard Gerber on October 18, 2018

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short term housing travel nursingBefore you start your nursing travel assignment, you have a few decisions to make. One important choice is where you’re going to live. You can leave it up to your staffing agency to arrange temporary housing, or you can find short-term housing on your own. This decision should be negotiated as part of your contract. [continue reading…]

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5 Important Duties of a School-Based Physical Therapist

by Howard Gerber on October 11, 2018

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school physical therapist dutiesIf you are new to working as a school-based physical therapist or you have not made the switch yet from a hospital setting, you might not be familiar with all the duties. School-based physical therapists have many responsibilities. They assess students for therapy, develop a treatment plan, and administer therapy. But there are also other duties that are important including the following: [continue reading…]

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Flu Shots: What Healthcare Travelers Should Know?

by Howard Gerber on October 4, 2018

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flu season vaccineThe fall season may mean football games, hayrides, and cooler weather. It also means the start of the flu season. The flu can affect anyone, but healthcare travelers who are providing direct patient care are especially at risk of contracting the flu. [continue reading…]

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What Are the Hot Allied Health Jobs Right Now?

by Howard Gerber on September 27, 2018

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allied health jobsAllied health is currently a hot field. Many jobs in allied health are expected to grow much faster than average over the next decade. Why is there such a need for allied health professionals?

There are several reasons that allied health workers may be in demand. The population is living longer, which creates a need for more health workers in different disciplines to care for patients. Also, advances in medicine are creating various specialties that did not exist years ago.

If you’re thinking about a career in allied health, you have several options. Below are some of the hottest allied health careers. [continue reading…]

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