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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.

Keep Your Energy Levels Up Throughout Long Shifts After Health Care School

Keep Your Energy Levels Up Throughout Long Shifts After Health Care School

One of the most attractive aspects of working as a healthcare assistant (HCA) for many individuals is that you do not have to work in a sedentary office environment all day. HCAs are often on their feet as they attend to their clients’ daily needs and help them…

How HCA Training Helps Students Understand Non-Verbal Client Communication

How HCA Training Helps Students Understand Non-Verbal Client Communication

Healthcare assistants (HCAs) are responsible for providing well-rounded, empathetic support and care for their clients. One of the pillars of an HCA’s ability to do their job successfully is being able to effectively and compassionately communicate with clients in order to assess their needs. However, this can be…

Transitioning from Working as an RPN to a PSW Bridging Program

Transitioning from Working as an RPN to a PSW Bridging Program

The healthcare sector offers a wide range of different career paths to individuals who are compassionate, interested in caring for people, and responsible. Often, individuals will switch between roles throughout their careers, enjoying the promise of new challenges, different tasks, and a change in work environment. One path…

Home Care or Clinical Facilities? How to Choose the Right Workplace for You After PSW Courses

Home Care or Clinical Facilities? How to Choose the Right Workplace for You After PSW Courses

After finishing Personal Support Worker (PSW) school, Saint Elizabeth graduates have many different places where they can start their careers. However, most PSW jobs fall into two broad categories: home care roles and clinical roles. Home care positions require PSWs to visit and work with clients in their…

How a Healthcare Assistant Diploma Allows Graduates to Do Meaningful, Rewarding Work

How a Healthcare Assistant Diploma Allows Graduates to Do Meaningful, Rewarding Work

The opportunity to excel in a career based on meaningful, engaging, and rewarding work is one that is sought after by many individuals. Job security and competitive compensation are certainly important, but feeling like your work has purpose and enriches your life can make your career much more…

Supporting Clients With Pets During Your Personal Support Worker Career

Supporting Clients With Pets During Your Personal Support Worker Career

For individuals at many different stages of life, pets can be an excellent source of comfort, companionship, and activity. As a personal support worker (PSW), your goal of providing well-rounded support for clients that contributes positively to their health and overall wellbeing may at times involve taking your…