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  • What Does a CNA Do?

    Category(ies): Certified Nursees Aide

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    Discover the roles and responsibilities of daily life in this professional healthcare role

    Have you considered studying to become a certified nursing aide (CNA)? It’s a good career option for people who are interested in nursing but are not ready to pursue a full nursing degree. A smart first step is to gain a basic understanding of what role this healthcare professional plays in the lives of patients.

  • Should I Become a Medical Assistant?

    Category(ies): Medical Assistant

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    Find out if this career makes sense for you

    If you are looking into job training, you have probably heard about becoming a medical assistant. In fact, you have probably met a medical assistant at your own doctor’s office. But what exactly is a medical assistant, and would this career be right for you?

  • Essential Aspects of the Medical Billing and Coding Process

    Category(ies): Health Claims Specialists

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    Get to know this process if you’re considering this vital healthcare role as a career

    Becoming a medical billing and coding specialist carries a lot of responsibility. This office role in a medical practice requires that you check in with each patient about his or her insurance coverage. You will also keep track of any procedures or diagnoses that come about during each visit, so that you can bill the patient’s insurance company accurately.

  • How to Talk to Your Teenager about Careers

    Category(ies): Career Advice

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    The world of work can be hard for teens to grasp: Try these tips

    For a high school student who has never had a full-time permanent job, the wide world of work can be hard to understand. “What do you want to be when you grow up” is a question that is getting nearer in their lives, and many teens react by ignoring it or by getting stressed over it.

  • Celebrate Career Nursing Assistants’ Day

    Category(ies): Certified Nursees Aide

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    Thursday is an opportunity to show appreciation for caregivers who support some of the most vulnerable

    Thursday June 15 is the 40th annual Career Nursing Assistants’ Day. This day recognizes nursing assistants who have dedicated their lives to the well-being of others for at least 5 years. This is an excellent opportunity to review what these healthcare professionals dedicate to our society, and to find ways to show thanks to a nursing assistant you may know.

  • Summer Means Barbecue Time

    Category(ies): Health and Wellness

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    Be sure to follow these grill safety tips

    Summer time is coming to the Delaware Valley, and if you are one of the millions who loves to grill outside, now is your time of year! Is there anything better than the smell of foods cooking on the grill? Whether you love a juicy porterhouse steak or a hamburger seared to perfection, the grill is the way to cook it. The grill is great for vegetables too! Have you ever made grilled corn on the cob? Or a grilled vegetable skewer? There are so many delicious options for cooking on an outdoor grill!

  • 5 Skills That Every Patient Care Technician Should Have

    Category(ies): Patient Care Technician Level 2, Patient Care Technician

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    These are just some of the duties that make PCTs important healthcare professionals

    If you’re studying to be a patient care technician, you’ll train to develop many different skills that will help you in your profession. This is a job where you’ll be taking care of patients in any number of contexts. But if you’re trying to decide whether this is the right career path for you, then it might help to know about the basic skills that every patient care technician (PCT) should possess. Here’s a quick overview:

  • Having Trouble in School?

    Category(ies): Student Life

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    Here’s how to get back on track

    If you are a student in college or a career training school, you probably have already figured out that it’s a lot harder than high school! The homework and exams may be more challenging than you expected, and the workload may be hard to manage. If you are starting to fall behind, don’t panic. There are things you can do to get back on track and make the most out of your post-secondary education. Try these tips if you are having trouble.

  • Tips to Take Care of Your Teeth

    Category(ies): Dental Assistant

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    Dental assistants help spread the word about dental hygiene

    Every day at the Harris School of Business, the dental assistant students are hard at work learning about dental hygiene and how to take care of your pearly whites. How would you rate your own dental hygiene on a scale of 1 to 10? Do you make an effort to protect your teeth and gums? Or do you take shortcuts and simply hope for the best? If so, try these key tips to help you improve your dental habits.

  • Cherry Hill Campus Pinning Ceremony Concludes a Busy Month

    Category(ies): Student Life

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    Some students marked the conclusion of their classroom work, spent time serving the community, and took in a unique local cultural attraction

    On Thursday, May 18, the Cherry Hill campus of the Harris School of Business held a pinning ceremony to commemorate students’ completion of the classroom portion of their career training. This was just one of the campus’s many recent events.

  • Are You Checking Your Skin for Melanoma?

    Category(ies): Health and Wellness

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    May is Melanoma Awareness month

    This May is Melanoma Awareness month. In case you’re not familiar with the term, melanoma is a type of skin cancer. Of the four types of skin cancer, it is the most dangerous, especially if it is not caught early. Take a moment today to learn more about skin cancer and what you can do to protect yourself.

  • Dover Campus Director of Education Honored with CDCC Award Nomination

    Category(ies): Surgical Technology

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    This member of the campus community has been recognized for her leadership

    Latasha Stamas, the Director of Education at the Dover campus of the Harris School of Business, has been honored with a nomination for Young Professional of the Year by the Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce (CDCC). She has been on staff at the Dover Campus for six years.

  • 7 FAQs about Becoming a Multi-Skill Health Technician

    Category(ies): Multi-Skill Health Technician

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    Find out what it means to train and work in this flexible profession

    Have you considered becoming a multi-skill health technician? Prospective students are often curious about the different roles and responsibilities this job has, including the career options that are open to someone who undergoes this training.

  • Becoming a Medical Billing and Coding Specialist is within Your Reach

    Category(ies): Health Claims Specialists

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    Health Claims Specialist training programs may be available near you

    If you are curious about a career in the field of healthcare or allied health, you may be thinking about enrolling in a medical billing and coding training program. These programs are a good option for people who are detail-oriented and interested in an office-based position within the field of healthcare.

  • Ways to Thank Your Teachers During Teacher Appreciation Week

    Category(ies): Student Life

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    Take advantage of this opportunity to recognize your teachers for all they do

    In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, celebrated each year in early May, take a moment to thank your teachers for the great job they’re doing. Your instructors are professionals who are passionate about their subject and are motivated to share their expertise and knowledge to help you begin a new career.

  • Resume Tips to Give Your Resume the Edge

    Category(ies): Job Search Tips

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    Try this advice for making great improvements to your resume

    Writing a resume is a critical step in your job search. You probably already have a boilerplate resume stored on your computer. But is this resume strong enough? Are you careful to customize it every time you apply for a job? If not, there are some simple steps that you can take to improve your resume and increase your chances of getting noticed. Try these tips next time you need to submit a resume. With these tips, you can work to craft a resume that maximizes your strengths and shows the hiring manager why you are the best candidate for the job.

  • Cherry Hill Massage Therapy Students Visit a Special Population

    Category(ies): Massage Therapy

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    On this field trip to a local assisted living facility, students gained experience with older clients

    On Wednesday, April 18, a group of massage therapy students from the Cherry Hill campus of the Harris School of Business took a special field trip that provided them valuable experience. Cherry Hill instructor Mira Muse says that, at the Weston Club at Sagemore in Marlton, NJ, “the residents are always glad to see the Harris massage students!” Several times a year for the past three years, Muse has brought students to this local assisted living facility, where they provide chair massages to the residents. The students have a chance to practice techniques they’ve learned in a class called “Assessments and Special Populations.” This is a class where, along with learning about prenatal clients and sports massages, students find out about the specific needs of geriatric clients.

  • May is Mental Health Awareness Month

    Category(ies): Health and Wellness

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    Help fight the mental health stigma

    Mental health and physical health are both important to a person’s overall health and wellness. Unfortunately, people with mental health conditions still face stigmas. Because of these stigmas, people may be embarrassed to admit they need the help of a mental health professional. Or they may hide their mental health issues from friends, loved ones, and employers. As a result, they may not get the help they need.

  • Harris School Celebrates “Shining Stars” at Cherry Hill Graduation

    Category(ies): Student Life

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    Several students received additional honors for leadership, GPA, or perseverance

    At the spring graduation ceremony for the Cherry Hill Campus on Friday, April 7, the Harris School of Business honored 92 graduates who were completing a professional training program. More than 330 friends, family members, faculty, and staff gathered to honor this momentous occasion. The room at the Holiday Inn in Cherry Hill was filled to capacity that evening, and some of the graduates decorated the tops of their caps in the spirit of the celebration.

  • Medical Assistant Programs: Frequently Asked Questions

    Category(ies): Medical Assistant Programs, Professional Medical Assistant, Medical Assistant

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    Consider the benefits of becoming a medical assistant

    One of the popular programs at the Harris School of Business is the Medical Assistant Training program. If you are interested in this program, take a few moments to view our Frequently Asked Questions. This information may help you decide if you want to pursue this career field.

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