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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.

Caring for Clients with Respiratory Problems After Healthcare Assistant Courses

Caring for Clients with Respiratory Problems After Healthcare Assistant Courses

Even the relatively moderate airflow restriction caused by the common cold is frustrating and uncomfortable, so consider the ongoing unease experienced by those with more serious respiratory problems. Healthcare assistants work closely with many clients with these conditions, offering advice and assistance to help them carry out their…

5 Reasons Grads of HCA Training Should Encourage Clients to Read

5 Reasons Grads of HCA Training Should Encourage Clients to Read

Reading can offer many different benefits at any age. Whether it’s a book, a magazine, a newspaper, or a website, reading can be a fun pastime, a way to relax, or a method of learning new information. For many seniors, it can boost cognitive ability, memory, and even…

Safely Using an AED After Receiving Canadian Red Cross Certification

Safely Using an AED After Receiving Canadian Red Cross Certification

Sudden cardiac arrest is serious, and there’s no time to waste when it comes to administering the right treatment. Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) are becoming increasingly prevalent in our communities and can be accessed quickly by certified personnel during such emergencies. Thankfully, this life-saving equipment is quite easy…

How Personal Support Worker College Graduates Help Clients Cope With PTSD

How Personal Support Worker College Graduates Help Clients Cope With PTSD

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, is a mental health problem caused by exposure to psychologically stressful events and trauma, including combat, natural disasters, assault, and major accidents. PTSD does not discriminate, and affects many different kinds of people. In fact, more than half of adults over 65 have…

Keeping Seniors Healthy and Cool During a Heatwave After PSW School

Keeping Seniors Healthy and Cool During a Heatwave After PSW School

Like so many parts of the world, Canada is experiencing a hotter summer than usual. It’s a treat for many people, but some demographics are more at risk in this type of weather than others. Our bodies adapt as we grow older, and seniors are less well-equipped to…

Treating Head Injuries After Standard First Aid Courses

Treating Head Injuries After Standard First Aid Courses

First aid knowledge can be vital in a number of emergency situations, but can be especially crucial when it comes to head injuries. Any damage to the head area (skull, scalp, or brain) can cause serious injury and become severe if left unattended to, with major complications arising…