Careers in the health industry are consistently in demand. However, students who want to work in healthcare have so many options to consider: doctor, nurse, technician and even biomedical engineer. If you are torn between pursuing a biomedical engineering degree and a traditional medical degree, you need to think about all of the pros and . . .
Biomedical engineering is the intersection of engineering science and design with medical science and the health care industry. If you choose to major in biomedical engineering, you will attain an interdisciplinary education that combines studies in science, math and engineering design with a focus on engineering concepts and systems as they related to the life . . .
IMAGE SOURCE As the need for healthcare rises, there will be a rise in job openings for pharmacy technicians, medical secretaries, dental assistants, lab technicians, and imaging technicians. One example is that by 2020, the U.S. government predicts a shortage of between 800,000 and one million nurses. It stands to reason that all of the support and . . .
Anesthesia is the medicine used to relieve pain, numb a part of the body or put a patient to sleep so that health care professionals can perform medical procedures. Administering anesthesia is a challenging job that requires precision. Giving a patient too little anesthesia can result in the patient feeling extreme pain or waking up . . .
IMAGE SOURCE If you are considering a career in the booming health care industry, you might find yourself torn between enrolling in nursing school and studying to become a doctor. While there is a lot of overlap between the fields of nursing and medicine, there are also some important differences. Understanding what is required in . . .
IMAGE SOURCE: Pixabay, public domain. Earning a biology degree doesn’t just prepare you for a single career path. It provides you with the technical research abilities, the life science background and the analytical and computer skills you need to succeed in a number of varied career paths. Environmental Scientist You can use your biology degree . . .
When you’re under pressure or facing danger, you get an adrenaline rush. Some individuals don’t just put up with these circumstances – they actively look for them. If you’re an adrenaline seeker, there are plenty of careers that can help you quench your thirst for adventure. Some professional thrill seekers fuel their adrenaline rush by . . .
Overview Physician Assistants (PAs) are valuable members of a multidisciplinary healthcare team. The profession was established in 1965 to help physicians provide healthcare services to under-served and rural populations. While the profession remains committed to its historical mission, PAs are now employed in almost all medical and surgical specialties. PAs are healthcare professionals licensed to . . .