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National Online Recovery Day

September 22nd is National Online Recovery Day! Created by Lionrock Recovery, a US-based telehealth provider, this campaign was designed “to raise awareness for online treatment of substance abuse.”1 According to the organization, more than 25 million people are recovering from substance use disorders while an additional 20 million still struggle with them.1 However, online treatment for these individuals is on the rise.

Say Yes To The Gown

Enroll today; start your program on Monday; and say YES to the gown in as little as 10 months.

Many programs have been converted to a hybrid format incorporating online instruction with on-campus instruction for hands-on components.  Please contact the school for program specifics and safety guidance and protocols. Enrollment and financial aid can be done from home. Use your time wisely and enroll today.

How to Become Empowered

Do you wish you had woken up this morning with more motivation? You're not alone. Even the most inspiring individuals sometimes feel uninspired. How do you become empowered about a new career?

First, ask yourself the following questions:

1. Are you working?
2. Did you lose your job recently?
3. Do you think you may not be hired back at your old job?
4. Were you really happy with the job you had?
5. Was there room for advancement in your former career path?

A Day in the Life: Veterinary Technician

What do veterinary technicians do?

We defend those who can't speak for themselves. Pets can be difficult to work with at times, but they deserve the same level of compassion and care that human patients receive. Communicating with the pet owner, relying on what I've learned and experienced, and being attentive to a pet's non-verbal cues are vital to my occupation. My name is Nia, and I'm proud to be a veterinary technician.

A Day in the Life of a Surgical Technician

Have you ever seen footage of a surgery and wondered who all those people in the operating room were? Well, as a surgical technologist, I'm one of them. Even though the surgeon has an important duty, the truth is that surgical technologists and surgical assistants are also critical to the surgery's success. We prepare equipment and supplies, ensure the operating room is ready for each procedure, and assist with various tasks at the surgeon's request.