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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 Practicing Meditation Could Help You After PSW School

Why Practicing Meditation Could Help You After PSW School

You may have heard that it’s becoming increasingly popular to regularly practice meditation. As a matter of fact, leading companies like Google now encourage their employees to take up the practice. But what does it mean to meditate and why is it so great? There are many different…

How HCA Training Helps You Practice Patience When Communicating with Clients

How HCA Training Helps You Practice Patience When Communicating with Clients

As a Health Care Assistant (HCA), providing care in a patient manner is of the utmost importance. It promotes safety and shows respect towards your clients, especially those that may have cognitive or emotional difficulties. A calm and patient approach shows that you understand your clients’ needs, and…

Client Nutrition Tips for Students in Healthcare Assistant Courses

Client Nutrition Tips for Students in Healthcare Assistant Courses

Maintaining good nutrition is crucial for the upkeep of optimal health throughout life, but each age group has varying nutritional needs, including seniors. Around the age of 60, the metabolism begins slowing down, resulting in lower energy requirements. This means that seniors don’t need to eat as much…

Addressing the Needs of Clients With Alzheimer’s During Your Personal Support Worker Career

Addressing the Needs of Clients With Alzheimer’s During Your Personal Support Worker Career

Alzheimer’s disease is a remarkably challenging condition for those living with it, their friends, and their families. Difficulties in completing everyday tasks, interacting with loved ones, and in enjoying many of the other things most of us take for granted are all common for people with Alzheimer’s, and…

4 Benefits of Aquatic Exercises Healthcare School Graduates Can Advocate to Their Clients

4 Benefits of Aquatic Exercises Healthcare School Graduates Can Advocate to Their Clients

Healthcare program graduates know that physical exercise can be key to disease prevention, greater baseline health, and even in achieving better mood. Simply put, getting enough exercise is one of the best steps a person can take toward improving their life. Exercise isn’t always accessible, though, particularly for…

Why It’s Important to Exercise Regularly During and After Personal Support Worker College

Why It’s Important to Exercise Regularly During and After Personal Support Worker College

A career as a personal support worker (PSW) will often have you engaging in physical activity during work. Whether you are assisting clients with mobility, doing chores, or just generally being on your feet for long periods of time, you can expect your day to be fairly physically…