A hospital is not the only place for a nursing assistant to find a satisfying career. Look at the following career options if you want to step into a new field with your degree:
A physical therapist works with students who are recovering from an injury or adjusting to a different condition. One of the many aspects of school therapy careers is helping students make goals for increased functionality and teaching students to use learning aids or physical aids.
While you can go back to school to become a physical therapist, you can also consider becoming an assistant. A physical therapist assistant will administer tests, help students create goals, and consult with guardians and teachers about a student.
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Receiving your Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) license is the first step for many in pursuing a career in the field of medicine. While some people are happy working as a CNA throughout the course of their lives, some simply use their license as a stepping stone for a better future, and eventually return to school to obtain a medical degree. Whether you are just interested in finding a career as a CNA or desire to further your education, here are some tips to help you while you pursue a career in the medical field.
Determine Your Career Path
There are plenty of careers you may find interesting in the medical field, and becoming a CNA can help you decide which one [...] Continue Reading…
Working in a nursing home can be a stressful place where it seems like the rewards are small and the pain is high. While a lot of people who live in nursing homes would rather not be there, you do get the opportunity to make their stays there more enjoyable. There are good points and bad points to everything in this world. The following are a few of each.
The Job Can Seem Sad
Nursing homes tend to be sad places to work, if you think about it. Many of the people there are simply waiting to die, and many have lost their entire families. If you’re a person who sympathizes a lot, you may find yourself emotionally drained by working [...] Continue Reading…