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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.

The Specific Challenges of Working in a Home Care Setting After PSW School

The Specific Challenges of Working in a Home Care Setting After PSW School

Caring for clients in a home care environment is challenging for a number of reasons. Personal support workers (PSWs) must learn and adapt to their client’s lifestyle and be considerate of their privacy, all while ensuring that the care they provide is professional and efficient. We spoke with…

How Standard First Aid Courses Can Prepare You to Deal With Emergency Situations

How Standard First Aid Courses Can Prepare You to Deal With Emergency Situations

Emergencies can happen unexpectedly, and can be very distressing for everyone involved. Thankfully, individuals with standard first aid training can help save the lives of persons suffering a stroke, seizure, cardiac arrest and life-threatening injuries. Standard first aid classes give students the skills and important knowledge of wound…

Using PSW Training to Help Clients Suffering From Sleep Problems

Using PSW Training to Help Clients Suffering From Sleep Problems

While working in home care or long-term care facilities, personal support workers (PSW) may provide support for clients living with sleep problems. Seniors tend to sleep more lightly and for shorter periods than other adults, and may also be affected by sleep disorders such as sleep apnea, restless…

The Benefits of Encouraging Clients to Play Board Games During PSW Careers

The Benefits of Encouraging Clients to Play Board Games During PSW Careers

Playing board games has long been a tradition in many families, bringing people together for a night of laughs and friendly competition. Personal support workers (PSWs) can also use board games as part of the care they give to their clients in order to help strengthen their minds,…

How HCAs Can Best Care for Clients With Full or Partial Paralysis After Healthcare College

How HCAs Can Best Care for Clients With Full or Partial Paralysis After Healthcare College

Paralysis, whether full or partial, is caused by damage to the nervous or neurological system that leads to a loss of motor function. It can be brought on by injuries, as well as by stroke or other diseases like Parkinson’s and multiple sclerosis. Clients with paralysis will often…

The 5 Best Exercises You Can Encourage Your Clients to Try After Health Care Career College

The 5 Best Exercises You Can Encourage Your Clients to Try After Health Care Career College

Along with a proper diet, an active lifestyle with plenty of exercise could help seniors stay in shape and perhaps increase life expectancy. In fact, according to a study conducted by Oslo University Hospital, seniors who exercise for 3 hours weekly can live up to half a decade…