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The healthcare industry is in a state of change, and we want to provide students with the knowledge they need for a lasting career in healthcare. Education is at the heart of SE Career College, and our blog can help keep you informed as you explore your career options, learn the latest news in the industry, and stay updated on the changes you may see in the healthcare profession.

Considering Health Care College? The Difference between Health Care Assistant and Practical Nursing Careers

Considering Health Care College? The Difference between Health Care Assistant and Practical Nursing Careers

If you’ve been exploring possible careers in health care, you’ve likely already realized that there are plenty of rewarding health professions out there. Two great options for health care roles in British Columbia include Health Care Assistant (HCA) and Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). Each role comes with its…

The Importance of Self-Care for Individuals in Personal Support Worker Careers

The Importance of Self-Care for Individuals in Personal Support Worker Careers

In a career so focussed on providing for others, Personal Support Workers (PSWs) often overlook the importance of taking care of themselves. While the desire to improve the lives of clients in need makes PSWs such compassionate caregivers, it can unfortunately have a negative impact on PSWs if…

Why HCA Training is a Great Option for Mature Adults Looking for a New Rewarding Career

Why HCA Training is a Great Option for Mature Adults Looking for a New Rewarding Career

Do you look forward to going to work each morning? If not, it may be time to consider a career change. If your current work isn’t fulfilling you the way it once did, or you feel like you need a change of pace, consider a career in healthcare….

PSW Careers: The Power to Make a Difference beyond Just Nursing Homes

PSW Careers: The Power to Make a Difference beyond Just Nursing Homes

When you picture your future career as a Personal Support Worker (PSW), you probably picture working with the elderly in nursing homes. While this is a common career choice for PSWs, it’s not the only option available to them. PSWs can work with all types of clients and…

[Infographic] Is a Personal Support Worker Career Right for You?

Personal support workers (PSWs) work with people who are in need of support by assisting them with daily activities they may not be able do to on their own. Professionals with a PSW diploma may work with the elderly population; clients who have a mental, cognitive, or physical…

4 Fall Prevention Tips Learned in PSW Training

4 Fall Prevention Tips Learned in PSW Training

Fall prevention is an important part of any Personal Support Worker’s (PSW’s) role. Most clients who require the assistance of a PSW are typically at a higher risk of falling because of factors like their age, health condition, or perhaps the medications they may be on. If you’re…