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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.

Why Healthcare Assistant Training Graduates Should Be Familiar With Different Assistive Devices

Why Healthcare Assistant Training Graduates Should Be Familiar With Different Assistive Devices

As people get older, they will often need to use assistive devices to maintain their quality of life. Some of these devices can be very simple and easy to use, like glasses for vision loss, while others can be more complex, such as hydraulic lifting devices. Health care…

3 Ways to Improve the Lives of Hearing-Impaired Clients Through Healthcare Careers

3 Ways to Improve the Lives of Hearing-Impaired Clients Through Healthcare Careers

Health Care Assistants (HCAs) should be prepared to care for clients that may be affected by hearing impairment to some degree. In this situation, there are a number of things to be kept in mind, like keeping track of expensive assistive devices like hearing aids, and being aware…

Support Your Clients After PSW Training by Encouraging Artistic Hobbies

Support Your Clients After PSW Training by Encouraging Artistic Hobbies

Having a creative artistic hobby is good for anyone no matter their age. Engaging in art enhances cognitive functioning, producing new neural pathways and strengthening dendrites in the brain. In addition, any kind of art  ̶ visual art, music, dance, writing, poetry, and more  ̶  is a form…

Why Communication Matters in a Personal Support Worker Career (and How to Do It Well!)

Why Communication Matters in a Personal Support Worker Career (and How to Do It Well!)

It’s important to remember the “personal” in personal support work. In this field, a real individual is being helped by another real person, or team of people, to achieve a greater level of autonomy and enjoy a more fulfilling life. Within this dynamic, good communication skills are not…

Shave Time Off Your Busy Morning Routine in Healthcare College With These 4 Hacks

Shave Time Off Your Busy Morning Routine in Healthcare College With These 4 Hacks

As a motivated individual progressing towards a career in healthcare, you will enter a sector where time management and punctuality are especially important. These demands will be ever-present during your studies too, when you’ll need to balance your workload with daily travel and other tasks. However, by adopting…

How HCAs Can Conquer Burnout Throughout Their Health Care Careers

How HCAs Can Conquer Burnout Throughout Their Health Care Careers

Being a health care provider such as a Health Care Assistant (HCA) can be a very rewarding career. However, just as with most other jobs, succumbing to burnout, a state of frustration and fatigue that can arise from high demands on personal resources, is a risk. In the…