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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.

Strategies for Boosting Client Self-Esteem after PSW College

Strategies for Boosting Client Self-Esteem after PSW College

People can have problems with confidence and self-esteem at any age, and at any point in their lives. It’s natural to feel less than positive about your place in the world sometimes, and although recent studies have shown that self-esteem often peaks between the ages of 60 and…

Essential Tips for Building Concentration During Healthcare Assistant Courses

Essential Tips for Building Concentration During Healthcare Assistant Courses

Concentration can be difficult, especially when working in a fast-paced industry like healthcare, where time and attention are in high demand. Your ability to concentrate can depend on individual choices and behaviour such as personal habits, but can be affected by outside factors such as a busy environment,…

Keeping Your Cool in Emergencies with First Aid Certification

Keeping Your Cool in Emergencies with First Aid Certification

Thinking about doing something often makes us more nervous than actually doing it. When you consider how you would respond if a person collapses in front of you, for instance, it can be easy to become consumed by fear, and overwhelmed by the gravity of such a serious…

3 Ways Technology Improves Personal Support Worker Careers

3 Ways Technology Improves Personal Support Worker Careers

It’s no secret that the rapid advancement of technology has a large influence on our daily lives. For older generations, however, adapting to new trends can be difficult, although not impossible. Around 68% of Canadians aged 65 years or older have been reported to use the Internet at least a…

Friendly Welcome: Helping New Care Facility Residents to Settle in after Health Care School

Friendly Welcome: Helping New Care Facility Residents to Settle in after Health Care School

For many, moving is a stressful life event, no matter their age. In one survey, 25.7% of Canadians find moving to be a significantly stressful period in their lives, and it can be hard to adjust to a new home. Long-term care offers its own moving challenges, and entering into…

Hand Hygiene: How to Get it Right at Personal Support Worker College

Hand Hygiene: How to Get it Right at Personal Support Worker College

When it comes to enforcing hand washing policies, different hospital administrations, health networks, and provinces have different practices. In all cases, however, healthcare professionals need to be knowledgeable and proactive about the risks of spreading infections in a clinical setting, and be prepared to take extra preventative steps….