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7 Reasons It’s Worth Pursuing a Career In Healthcare

Is it worth starting a career in healthcare?

Anyone who has worked in this field knows it’s one of the most challenging industries to enter. It’s fast-paced, competitive, and the job is often inherently tied to intense emotional and physical demands.

Still, numerous healthcare employees can attest to the fact that jobs in healthcare are indeed worth pursuing. In fact, in one study, six out of the 15 most satisfying jobs are in healthcare. Here are some reasons why:

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The Beginner’s Guide to Becoming a Paramedic

What is a paramedic, what do they do, and how do you become one?

If you’re exploring a career in healthcare with an interest in this particular field, these are questions that you should be asking yourself before you commit to training as a paramedic. For whatever reason you’re drawn to this profession, bear in mind that learning the skills to become a great paramedic requires commitment and dedication. Nevertheless, the rewards are immense—with the ability to make a real difference in people’s lives.

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Choosing the Right Nursing School Matters

The nursing program that you choose to attend could affect your career and professional trajectory for years to come. While it’s not the only thing that counts, enrolling in a high-quality nursing program will lay a strong foundation for your career mobility and job prospects. So, choosing the right one will certainly pay off.

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LPNs vs RNs: What’s the Difference?

While RNs (Registered Nurse) and LPNs (Licensed Practical Nurse) are both fulfilling careers in healthcare, there are aspects of each that make them very different from one another. If you’re about to begin your educational journey as a nurse and unsure which path is right for you, it’s important to understand the following differences between RNs and LPNs.

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Top 3 Challenges for Nursing Students

Congratulations! You did it—you got into the nursing school of your choice. Are you ready to take on everything that could come your way as a nursing student?

Bear in mind that the coursework, homework, and clinical work that you’re about to take on as a nursing student are all designed for one thing: to prepare you to hold a patient’s life in your hands. In school, you will be taught how to make life-changing decisions, exercise quick decision making and critical thinking skills, as well as demonstrate expert clinical expertise.

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Why Nursing is One of the Most Satisfying Professions

Despite the demands and inherent challenges of Nursing, nurses willingly dedicate a lot of time and energy to their careers. Why? Because nursing is also considered one of the most rewarding and satisfying jobs in healthcare. In fact, according to one study, the majority of registered nurses love the fact that they can make a real difference in people’s lives and report overall job satisfaction.

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What Does It Take to Be an EMT?

Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) have one of the most exciting and fulfilling jobs in healthcare.

On the other hand, as first-line medical and emergency responders, they can expect their jobs to be quite intense and demanding. The job certainly takes commitment and dedication, even to just get into the field.

Let’s break down exactly why that is and what it really takes to be an EMT:

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Training to Save Lives: How to Become an EMT

What does it take to become an EMT?

Healthcare is a challenging industry to get into and becoming a first responder is no different. However, aspiring EMTs (Emergency Medical Technicians) are more than willing to take on the challenge than most.

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3 Things You Need to Know Before Pursuing a Nursing Degree

3 Things You Need to Know Before Pursuing a Nursing Degree

Year after year, nurses are consistently rated as the number one most trusted professional. As a nurse, people equate your job with a high level of honesty and impeccable ethics. However, it takes a lot more than simply being trustworthy to thrive as a nurse.

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