IMAGE SOURCE: Pixabay, public domain. The health care industry is the fastest-growing industry in the United States. In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) expects health care job opportunities to increase by 19 percent over just a decade, adding more than two million jobs. Given the positive job outlook, it’s no wonder . . .
Standard 9-to-5 business hours just aren’t for everyone. If you enjoy getting up early or staying up late, the good news is that there are plenty of great careers out there that encourage – or even require – you to work hours outside the 9-to-5 day shift. Some of these jobs come with high salaries, . . .
When contemplating the right career path for you, there are more things to think about than salary potential, job outlook and the education and experience you will need to attain the job. You also need to decide if the career you’re considering is a good fit for your personality. How introverted or extroverted you are . . .
Overview Most people take for granted the ability to perform everyday tasks. Yet people who are severely injured or very ill often can’t do these seemingly simple things, like dressing and feeding themselves. Occupational therapists help sick and injured patients develop or redevelop the skills they need to function in their daily lives, to work . . .
Overview Physical therapist assistants (PTAs) work as part of a team to provide physical therapy services under the direction and supervision of the physical therapist. PTAs implement selected components of patient/client interventions (treatment), obtain data related to the interventions provided, and make modifications in selected interventions either to progress the patient/client as directed by the . . .
Overview Recreational therapists, also referred to as therapeutic recreation specialists, provide treatment services and recreation activities for individuals with disabilities or illnesses. Using a variety of techniques, including arts and crafts, animals, sports, games, dance and movement, drama, music and community outings, therapists improve and maintain the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of their clients. . . .
Have you realized that the youngest of baby boomers are now in their 50’s? As these folks seek services in prevention or treatment, the need for employees in the field of healthcare will obviously increase. Not only are we seeing a greater need for healthcare professionals due to the aging population, we also had 7.3 . . .
So you're interested in Sports Medicine? You probably played sports growing up, so you are probably familiar with sports-related injuries - you know, shin splints and ankle sprains, all that fun stuff. Those with a degree in Sports Medicine will have medical expertise and be qualified to help in many different scenarios in athletic departments . . .