Dental Assistants are respected members of a dental office team. They share responsibility for ensuring patient and coworker safety. That’s always true, but especially now during a pandemic. As offices begin to reopen, dentists and their patients will rely on dental assistants to adhere to new guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control to prevent infection with COVID-19.
Prospects are good for qualified Dental Assistants entering the job market. And federal researchers say the career outlook for dental assistants will stay bright for years to come. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics classifies job growth for this role as “much faster than average” compared to other types of work.
The learning never stops for healthcare professionals. Whether it’s perfecting a new skill on the job or taking classes to meet continuing education requirements, healthcare workers are always expanding their knowledge.
That’s always true, but never more so than now.
It’s National Nurses Week from May 6 to May 12 – and it comes amid an outpouring of goodwill and appreciation toward the nation’s frontline healthcare providers.
The world is in a sort of “limbo”, with some under state mandated Stay at Home Orders, some working from home for the first time, and some who have lost their jobs. There is one thing in common: we are all wondering what the future holds for us.
We’re fortunate, in some regard. With the experience that we now have, can you imagine going through a global pandemic without the digital infrastructure that we have today?
After graduating from high school, you may be interested in your higher education options. The good news is that there are a lot of options for traditional and non-traditional students. But first, it’s important to consider a couple of factors like the type of education you wish to pursue and the credentials of your program of interest.
Maybe you’re heading to college right after graduating high school, or perhaps you’re a returning student. If you’ve already decided you want to go into healthcare – congratulations! This line of work can be a very rewarding career.
The nursing field has drastically changed the last few decades. Today, nurses have earning opportunities that rank amongst other high-paying healthcare jobs. With the proper education and training, you can become a top-earning nurse.