From the category archives:

Medical Training

You may look like a fantastic job candidate on a piece of paper. Maybe your resume is full of fantastic qualifications, and maybe you performed extremely well at one of the best nursing schools. But the nursing industry is still competitive, and employers want to know more about their potential employees. Meeting the knowledge and experience requirements is just one part of the job screening process. They want to know who you are, what you love, and how hard you work. [click to continue…]

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Telespeech: the Solution to the Speech Therapy Shortage

by Tera Tuten on September 9, 2011

The astounding technological innovations of our time have instilled a sense of hope in people — a sense that almost anything can be accomplished. For the estimated 300,000 children in the world with no access to the speech therapy they need, they’re looking for hope, and they’re looking for solutions. [click to continue…]

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11 More Certifications to Expand Your Skill Set

by Tera Tuten on March 29, 2011

11 More Certifications to Expand Your Skill Set

A few months ago, we wrote a post called 11 Certifications To Expand Your Skill Set.

In your comments, questions, Tweets and emails, you asked for more. And we’re ready to deliver.

Here are 11 more interesting medical certifications you might not have thought of:
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11 More Certifications to Expand Your Skill Set

by Tera Tuten on March 29, 2011

11 More Certifications to Expand Your Skill Set

A few months ago, we wrote a post called 11 Certifications To Expand Your Skill Set.

In your comments, questions, Tweets and emails, you asked for more. And we’re ready to deliver.

Here are 11 more interesting medical certifications you might not have thought of:
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11 Certifications To Expand Your Skill Set

by Tera Tuten on September 15, 2010

Whether you’re a doctor looking to change specialties, a nurse looking to re-train, or a med-school student who just decided they want to open up a camping store rather than start practicing medicine (wait…that was actually an episode of The Cosby Show)…

Studying Student…Seriously, let’s say you’re a med-school student and decide at the last minute that you want to do something other than what you were trained for, or want to add a new skill set to your tool belt for a backup career, a new CV feature, or just to expand your horizons…

Whether you’re looking for a full-time change-of-pace or a minor side project, here below are 11 medical certifications you may not have thought of:
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“The most common apologetic phrase I hear is ‘I’m not good at antibiotics,’ says EM-blog poster Michael Heller MD, of medical interns. “This is like calling a plumber for a clogged toilet who then says, ‘I’m not good at bathrooms.'”

There’s little enough time to absorb all the informational details from four-years-plus of med school. So it’s no wonder a great deal of crucial practical information is left out between graduation and rotations.

When it comes to patient health, there’s more than text book study and making-the-grade to becoming an effective physician. Check out our picks for the dozen things that we think should at least show-up as a sidebar in modern medical textbooks: [click to continue…]

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