The modern role of a medical assistant is far more than a job or position; it’s a rewarding profession that covers a wide variety of disciplines. Whether in a private practice or general practitioner’s office, responsibilities will vary widely across the front office, back office, and labs.
Dental assistants play an integral role in dental practices everywhere, and their commitment to quality dental care is celebrated annually. As you may know, last week was Dental Assistants Recognition Week, dedicated to the essential workers who help drive patient satisfaction. Whether it’s patient education or assisting with procedures, dental assistants are there to improve the overall patient experience and result.
Financial aid comes in many shapes and sizes, and here at Northwestern College (NC), we have an entire in-house team dedicated to helping with your application. Whether you’re applying for a scholarship, grant, or student loan, every student’s journey at NC begins with a visit to the financial aid office – after all, paying for college is a different experience for everyone, so personalized assistance is key.
Northwestern College was founded in 1902 with the mission to provide career-focused education in areas with high demand jobs. Over 100 years later, the two pillars that made NC great are still our strongest assets: education and career services.
Health Information Technology (HIT) jobs are some of the most in-demand positions in all of healthcare. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), job outlook in this field is expected to grow by 8% between 2019 and 2029 (much higher than average).There are a variety of certifications and degrees available within the discipline, with a multitude of applications and career paths. Let’s talk about some of the options and what might best suit your career goals.
Last year was a challenge for everyone – us included. We’ve all been forced to take a step back from our lives as we knew them and face a new set of challenges. Between those challenges has been an abundance of self-reflection. Where am I in relation to my goals? What have I learned from 2020? Where do I want to be by the end of 2021? All difficult, yet healthy, questions to ask ourselves.
If you’re thinking about becoming a Medical Assistant, you couldn’t have picked a better time. Not because of the pandemic, but because experts say job opportunities for Medical Assistants will dramatically outpace job growth in most other sectors for the rest of the decade.
Federal analysts say employment opportunities for Radiologic Technologists are going to grow nearly twice as fast as other occupations during the next 10 years — and that will mean thousands of opportunities for people with the right education.
The job outlook for Radiologic Technologist is good. There are more than a quarter-million jobs in radiography today and forecasters predict many thousands more during the coming decade.
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.