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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.

How Health Care Career College Grads Combine Childcare and Senior Communities for Mutual Benefit

How Health Care Career College Grads Combine Childcare and Senior Communities for Mutual Benefit

Bringing children and seniors together to bond is an excellent way to promote intellectual growth in the former, and confidence in the latter. By sharing their knowledge, seniors can help children expand their understanding of difficult concepts and learn important social and ethical values like compassion and forgiveness….

How Health Care College Grads Can Best Care for Clients with Multiple Sclerosis

How Health Care College Grads Can Best Care for Clients with Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a type of neurodegenerative disease that affects numerous Canadians, attacking the central nervous system and damaging nerve fibers which can significantly impair their overall mobility. The effects of MS vary by client, with some experiencing symptoms that worsen over a span of several years,…

The Benefits of Introducing Your Clients to Video Games During Your Personal Support Worker Career

The Benefits of Introducing Your Clients to Video Games During Your Personal Support Worker Career

Video games may seem like a good pastime for children and young adults, but few might consider how many older people are gamers. In fact, 26% of video game users are aged 50 and over, and play a wide variety of games through applications on their laptops or…

Seeking Scholarships for Your HCA Training

Seeking Scholarships for Your HCA Training

For students eager to begin their careers as health care assistants (HCAs), a great scholarship can be a helpful way to fund their training. HCA scholarships can be provided by government organizations, academic institutions, and even businesses, giving students plenty of opportunity to gain the financial support that…

The Positive Impact of Reducing Noise Levels in Care Facilities after Healthcare Assistant Training

The Positive Impact of Reducing Noise Levels in Care Facilities after Healthcare Assistant Training

Health care assistants (HCAs) work hard to ensure that their clients in care facilities are as comfortable as possible. Despite their best efforts to provide a sense of security, constant or sudden loud noises can have an adverse effect on their health and enjoyment, and can be particularly…

How PSW College Graduates Should Approach Alcohol Consumption Among Seniors

How PSW College Graduates Should Approach Alcohol Consumption Among Seniors

While consuming alcohol in moderation can be pleasurable, drinking can be problematic for some seniors. For PSWs, caring for clients who consume alcohol can be quite challenging, as it may negatively impact their health and put them at greater risk of injury. Fortunately, PSW training can help to…