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    Choosing a career is a serious decision. After all, you really don't want to find out that your chosen profession isn't a good fit after you've already invested both time and money into acquiring the education and credentials you need to get started. For this reason, if you are leaning towards a career in nursing it's perfectly natural to find yourself asking “Is nursing for me?” Ultimately, only you can answer that question, and the best way to go about doing so is to gain a clear u...

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  • Bryant & Stratton College Blog Staff

    Human services is a growing field with a wealth of employment opportunities, yet it’s one that’s often misunderstood. Due to its broad nature and diverse set of opportunities, many people don’t fully understand what human services is. Get to know this field better and you may find your dream job is waiting just over the horizon. What is Human Services? Human services is a field that focuses on meeting human needs by aiding the overall populace. These professionals service the c...

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  • Bryant & Stratton College Blog Staff

    Chances are good that if you're exploring solid options to embark on a first or second career, health informatics is a term you've seen on many lists of up-and-coming employment sectors. Health informatics workers are in very important in today's healthcare industry and demand for them is high – and continues to rise. So what is health informatics and why is it important? About Health Informatics Health informatics is a specialized field within the healthcare industry that combines commun...

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  • Chris Ostrander

    If rehabilitative medicine is a field you've been looking into as a potential career option, you have likely run across a lot of information that mentions physical therapy and occupational therapy side-by-side. This tends to lend the impression that the two terms are interchangeable – which is a very common misconception. While these two types of therapy are closely related and there are similarities, they are distinctly different disciplines that each play their own vital role in patient ...

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  • Chris Ostrander

    If you are weighing the pros and cons of a nursing career, there are a couple of things you should know about this profession that you can definitely place in your pros column. Firstly, nursing is a very secure career choice, with projected job growth rates much higher than most occupations today. Secondly, secure does not mean boring – nursing is also very versatile, offering a wide variety of job and career opportunities. So just what can you do with a nursing degree? Here we'll outline ...

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  • Chris Ostrander

    Medical billing forms are part of standardized billing processes that ensure that medical professionals and institutions are paid for their services. Claims forms are widely considered as the most important of the various forms medical billers will encounter during the billing process, since they function as an invoice, or request for payment, submitted to a patient's designated payer – generally government or private health insurance. Here we'll get into the details of the two main claims...

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  • Chris Ostrander

    Becoming a social worker is an excellent choice for individuals who are passionate about helping others. If you want to make a difference in your community and you thrive when you have one-on-one contact with those in need, a career in social work could prove very satisfying to you. Becoming a Social Worker If you're wondering how to become a social worker, the first thing you'll need to do is get a college degree. Employers prefer a degree in social work, though they may accept a related degree...

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  • Chris Ostrander

    Remote medical coding is a popular alternative to in-house coding work, done in a medical office, hospital or other professional space. Remote jobs allow medical coders to work from home or most any location with a reliable high speed internet connection. While some medical facilities, health systems and other employers offer staff positions that allow remote work, most remote medical coding jobs are the result of outsourcing, where independent contractors or agencies are hired in order to reduc...

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  • Chris Ostrander

    If you're shopping around for career options and becoming a medical assistant is one that has made your short list, you'll probably want to know what the possibilities are in terms of upward mobility. Here we'll look into that question, going over options available to you with a medical assisting degree, as well as important things to consider as you outline a potential medical assistant career path. Clinical Medical Assistant vs. Medical Administrative Assistant Knowing the difference between ...

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  • Chris Ostrander

    Whether you're exploring options for a career change or for your first venture into career building, finding out where the highest demand will be in the job market is a smart place to start. That's because high demand for workers and rapid job growth adds up to great career-building potential, providing job security and advancement opportunities for talented workers entering the field. So without further ado, here are some of the fastest growing jobs for the future in Healthcare, Technology and ...

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  • Chris Ostrander

    Critical thinking in nursing is an important skill emphasized by most experts on nursing education. Here is a simple definition of critical thinking: Critical thinking is the ability to identify a problem, raise questions, assemble evidence to support potential solutions, determine the best solution, and plan and communicate effective steps to take to implement that solution. It also includes the ability to look back at that process and evaluate whether or not the plan of action was effective i...

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  • Bryant & Stratton College Blog Staff

    Bryant & Stratton College announced today that the Practical Nursing diploma program is now available at the Richmond, Virginia campus. Students will be able to enroll in this program for the upcoming spring semester which begins on May 3. Through the program, students will work through a mix of classroom and clinical experience that provides the framework to pursue career opportunities as a Licensed Practical Nurse. The program prepares students for the NCLEX-PN exam, a vital assessment fo...

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    Prospective students interested in health care certifications often begin their educational journey asking, "is medical billing and coding a good career choice?" For many, returning to school consumes valuable time, energy, and monetary resources. Researching prospective career opportunities beforehand is key to a successful educational experience. Medical billing and coding careers offer the chance to work in multiple medical settings, making it a wise choice for those who want to enter the he...

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    Bryant & Stratton College has recently introduced an exciting educational grant program for new Medical Assisting students who begin their degree program in September 2016. Students enrolling in the Medical Assisting associate degree at Bryant & Stratton College, this fall, now have another way to help pay for school. New students enrolling in the Medical Assisting degree program may be eligible for up to $6,000 in grant funds that will be applied to their tuition cost. This grant prov...

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  • Allison Perkins

    The most important word in this student groups’ title, is “allied”. Together, they raise money to help local nonprofits. Together, they host blood drives to bring much needed blood to the sick. Together they are students in both medical and non-medical fields driven by a single mission: to help their community.  “I personally like the enthusiasm our club brings to brain storm ideas on fundraisers and where to donate our fundraising funds to,” said Len Lukasik ...

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    Rosie Gourdine was building her home healthcare business. The mother of five, who children ranged in age from 23 to five, had just finished medical assisting school and was deciding her next step. Bryant & Stratton College recruiters called. And called. And called. And after six months, Rosie decided this was the right move for her and her business. She enrolled in the associate degree in Medical Reimbursement and Coding and set her sights on graduation. Then, her mother died. And, her h...

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  • Allison Perkins

    Money was tight. Full-time work coupled with a full class load meant little time off to take. It was not a good idea. But at some point, Leah Doperalski and her friend decided to just go for it. And the pair headed to the steep mountains of Jamaica for a week with a non-profit troupe of medical volunteers. That was the moment that changed Doperalski’s life. “I fell in love with it,” she said of the quiet village of Hagley Gap, which teeters at the top of the island destinatio...

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    Nursing students can often spend 40 hours a week attending class, clinicals and internships. Who has time for extracurricular activities? The National Student Nurses' Association is not a typical activity. This club can help students further their career. Tiyana Thomas, president of the National Student Nurses’ Association chapter at Bryant & Stratton University’s Richmond Campus said the organization’s primary goal is to mentor and help professionally develop nursing stud...

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    Students at Bryant & Stratton College will have the opportunity to pursue two new academic programs this fall as the school has announced programs in Digital Marketing and Physical Therapist Assistant. The Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program awards an associate in applied science (AAS) degree upon successful completion of the program, which is offered at Bryant & Stratton College campuses in New York (Orchard Park and Syracuse), Ohio (Parma) and Wisconsin (Wauwatosa). Classes foc...

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  • Bryant & Stratton College Blog Staff

    There has never been a better time to pursue a healthcare administration degree. As the “Baby Boomer” generation retires, they create a two-fold need for qualified candidates entering the field of healthcare. Retirees leave their positions wide open for the next generation of healthcare administrators and – as they age – they create a larger demand for employees in all aspects of healthcare. Whether you plan to begin your career in the field of medicine and work up to an ...

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